Tire Recalls

Tire Recalls

Michelin Names New Motorsports Director

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:30:00 PST

Michelin North America Inc. has named Tony Menard director of motorsports, effective Jan. 1, 2020, succeeding Chris Baker, who will retire in March.

Rossi to Retire from Auto Care Association

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:36:00 PST

Ron Rossi, director of market intelligence for the Auto Care Association, will retire at the end of 2019 after nearly five decades in the automotive industry.

Vredestein Wintrac Pro Takes Top Honors

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 07:48:00 PST

The Vredestein Wintrac Pro has earned top honors from two European automotive publications.

Cooper Urges Teens To "Tread Wisely" This Winter

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 06:55:00 PST

With winter approaching, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is promoting its Tread Wisely tire and vehicle safety campaign for teenagers and young adults.

GRI Acquires Australian Industrial Tire Company

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 06:44:00 PST

Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd has aquired Axis Tyres, an Australia-based company that specializes in forklift tires. 

VW Picks Continental Tires for New Electric Car

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:06:00 PST

Volkswagen has selected Continental to provide tires for its ID.3 electric car.

Sullivan Tire Opens 14th Wholesale Location

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:16:00 PST

Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. has expanded its wholesale operations with the opening of a new location in Concord, N.H.

Trelleborg Unveils Tire for Rice Farming

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 06:43:00 PST

Rice farmers can turn to Trelleborg Wheel Systems for a tire specificially designed for their use — the 480/80R50 ProgressiveTraction Rice tire.

Linglong Shares Details About New Plant in China

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 06:16:00 PST

During its recent global partner conference event in Jingmen, China, Shandong Linglong Tire Co. shared details about its new, Hubei Linglong Tire Co. Ltd. radial truck and bus tire manufacturing plant.

Yokohama Adds 2 Tires, 2 Compounds for Scrapers

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 06:06:00 PST

Yokohama Tire Corp. has added two tires for scrapers to its lineup, with two compounds designed to combat overheating in longer-haul applications and tougher cut and chip resistance in more aggressive applications.

Toyo Announces Changes to Sales Team, Structure

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 06:05:00 PST

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has promoted Chad Stanley to director of sales for the company's northern division, effective Jan. 1, as part of several changes to Toyo's sales structure.

Melina Algier is the 2019 People’s Choice grand prize winner of the nonprofit TechForce Foundation’s Techs Rock Awards.

Hurricane-Damaged Pep Boys Store Reopens

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 06:21:00 PST

Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack has reopened its Panama City, Fla., store, which was significantly damaged by Hurricane Michael last year.

Meineke Focuses on Transparent Auto Repairs

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 06:19:00 PST

Consumers want transparency, and Meineke Car Care Centers LLC has created a new advertising campaign to focus on "doing car care right."

Our industry can be somewhat “old school” and traditional. How can you, as an independent tire dealer, “open up new space” in your market, drive increased demand for what you offer and set your business apart from the competition?

South Carolina Focuses on Tire Dumping

Mon, 9 Dec 2019 11:13:00 PST

South Carolinians generate about 12,600 waste tires per day, and the state says without proper management the 4.6 million tires generated annually pose a potential health and environmental risk.

The Tire Industry Association and Michelin North America Inc. have announced that the application period for the 2020-2021 Michelin/TIA Scholarship is now open.

Independent repair shops in Massachusetts have collected 102,000 signatures to force an update to the commonwealth's Right to Repair law onto the 2020 ballot.

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) will release an updated version of the Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist (L2) test on Jan. 6, 2020.

Michelin Adds Denray Tire to Retread Network

Thu, 5 Dec 2019 11:51:00 PST

Denray Tire, which is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, has become a Michelin Retread Technologies retreader.