Hotwire Will Return After Thanksgiving Holiday

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next edition of Hotwire will be out on Nov. 30. AAA predicts 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 or more miles from home during the holiday. They will pay the lowest pump prices for the holiday since 2008. Just how far will gas prices drop?


Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview

The 2015 championship concludes at a venue that is very familiar to Pirelli: the spectacular Yas Marina circuit at Abu Dhabi, which has been used for testing and a pre-season launch by the Italian firm, including the world’s first wet-weather test run at night.


Bridgestone Closes In on Purchase of Pep Boys

Bridgestone Americas Inc. is one step closer to acquiring Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack. The waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976 (HSR Act), as amended, has been terminated with respect to the cash tender offer by Bridgestone's wholly owned subsidiary, TAJ Acquisition Co., to purchase all of the outstanding shares of  Pep Boys.


Omni United Is Honored for Innovation and Management

Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. has received the 2015 Enterprise 50 Award, an honor given to Singapore-based companies for outstanding business management, innovation, market presence and contribution to the economic development in Singapore and abroad.


Tire Service Joins Marangoni Network

Tire Service LLC of Jacksonville, Fla., has joined the Marangoni Tread North America dealer network. The company will offer Marangoni’s signature brand Ringtread as well as Unitread precure treads to the northern Florida and southern Georgia markets.


Cooper and Fate Sign Letter of Intent

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., a $3.4 billion global tire design, manufacturing and marketing company, and Fate S.A.I.C.I., the leading Argentine tire manufacturer and a global exporter, have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to work together.

Members of the Black's Tire team, from left to right, Ricky Benton, Ryan Benton, and Keith Noble, participated in a forum of successful tire dealers during the SEMA Show.

3 Tips for Success from MTD's 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year

As Modern Tire Dealer’s 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year, Ricky Benton of Black’s Tire Service Inc. landed in the hot seat at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. A room full of independent tire dealers wanted to know his secrets to success.

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