Partnership Leads to OTR Tire Repair Solution

Fuller Brothers Inc. of Clackamas, Ore. is working to create and market a state-of-the-art vulcanizing system to improve the section repair industry. The project is being spearheaded by Wayne Jackson from Tire Repair Consultants in Vancouver, Canada.


OTC Releases Software Update for Encore Diagnostic Tool

OTC, a Bosch Automotive Service Solutions brand, has released an Encore diagnostics software update that expands vehicle information and coverage to 642 new systems and 2,314 new vehicle-ECU (engine control unit) combinations.

Gus Lima, center, was part of the team selling Maxam Tires at the mining show Sept. 14-16 in Peru.

Maxam Tire Makes a Big Splash in Peru

Maxam Tire Latam LLC showcased the company’s off-the-road, industrial, construction, and agricultural tire lines at the 2016 Expomina show in Lima, Peru.

Luis Ceneviz becomes director of Cooper's European tire operations on Oct. 1. He will continue to lead the company's Latin America tire operations.

Cooper Names Luis Ceneviz to Lead European Operations

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has named Luis Ceneviz managing director-Europe tire operations, effective Oct. 1. Ceneviz will continue as managing director-Latin America tire operations, a position he has held since March 2015.


Goodyear Recalls 1,650 G399A LHS Truck Tires

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain G399A LHS Fuel Max truck tires, size 295/75R22.5 LRG, manufactured Jan. 24, 2016, to May 28, 2016. The potential number of units affected is 1,650.

The downturn in the OTR market has been longer than normal but it is a normal trend of the OTR industry, says Yokohama's Tim Easter, director of OTR sales.

Yokohama: North American OTR Market Is a Priority

Tim Easter, director of OTR sales for Yokohama Tire Corp., says the North American market is a priority for the company. Easter, a 27-year OTR industry veteran, provided perspective on the OTR industry and the outlook for the rest of 2016 in a market overview provided by Yokohama.

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