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Yokohama Presents Tire Tips

Thu, 24 May 2018 07:56:00 PST

Yokohama Tire Corp. has updated its video series of tire tips for consumers with 10 new segments.

Consumers rely on apps and cell phone notifications to help them remember birthdays and manage everything from prescription drug refills to dinner reservations. Tire Rack Inc. has created an app so users can manage their tires the same way.

Hotwire Will Return After Memorial Day

Thu, 24 May 2018 06:11:00 PST

Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Monday, May 28, 2018, due to the Memorial Day holiday. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, May 29.

The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) honored its top supplier partners during its first combined member meeting held last month at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. (GRI) will unveil two new farm tires during Tire Cologne May 29 to June 1 in Germany.

Dayco Products LLC helped kick-off Northwood University’s Aftermarket 101 course last week by hosting a Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) regional meeting attended by nearly 50 aftermarket professionals.

Michael Cardone Jr., co-founder of Cardone Industries, has been inducted into the Federated Auto Parts Vendor Hall of Fame.

Ceat Ag Tires Carry a 7-Year Warranty

Wed, 23 May 2018 06:59:00 PST

All ag radial tires from Ceat Ltd. sold in North America come with a seven-year warranty.

Prometeon Tyre Group is taking Pirelli-brand tires for trucks and farm applications to Tire Cologne 2018.  

Pirelli & Cie SpA's first-quarter sales were down compared to last year. However its profits were up.

Interstate Batteries Inc. treated more than 200 active duty, retired and reserve military personnel to a pro-am day of golf at Cedar Crest Golf Club in Dallas, Texas, on May 6.

With tire distribution in the U.S. undergoing what may be a paradigm shift in the way wholesalers and retailers will do business together in the future, the largest of them all says its business is strong. And it is sharing key financial information to prove it.

How hot are mud-terrain tires? So hot that Yokohama Tire Corp. is adding another MT tire to its lineup. The Geolandar X-MT will be the second MT tire addition to the Geolandar family in a year.  

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance presented car keys to the three grand prize winners of the Kentucky Horsepower Corvette Giveaway sweepstakes on May 19.

Tire Sales Were Down at Monro in Fiscal 2018

Tue, 22 May 2018 06:16:00 PST

New stores provided Monro Inc. with $96.2 million in sales during fiscal year 2018, and they helped the company record a 10% increase in sales for the period that ended March 31, 2018.  

Hankook Offers Rebate on 8 Tire Patterns

Mon, 21 May 2018 06:57:00 PST

Hankook Tire America Corp. is offering consumers a $50 rebate on certain purchases of four passenger and light truck tires from May 21 to July 13, 2018.  

During National Tire Safety Week (NTSW) software provider Tiremetrix LLC will provide tire dealers and auto service providers with a free web-based database to check for tire recalls and tire aging issues.  

The founders of Bauer Built Inc. are gone but not forgotten. The G. F. “Sam” and Ethel V. Bauer/Bauer Built Inc. Scholarship Award sees to that.

Monro Acquires Free Service Tire Co.

Mon, 21 May 2018 05:45:00 PST

Monro Inc. has acquired 99-year-old Free Service Tire Co., adding an expected $47 million in annual sales to its balance sheet.

Maxam Makes a Big Move to Boost U.S. Business

Fri, 18 May 2018 13:04:00 PST

Maxam Tire North America Inc. has tripled the size of its West Coast distribution center, and the company plans to launch eight new product lines in the next year.