The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has created an online search tool to help find a TIA-certified trainer anywhere in the United States.
Continental AG is downgrading its outlook for 2018 due to the performance of its tire business so far this year.
The new Solideal PON 775 (NMAS) non-marking anti-static press-on tire from Camso Inc. is designed to resolve the safety issue of static electricity generated by non-marking tires.
Alliance Tire Americas Inc. will increase prices across all product lines on May 1.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. are joining forces. The two tire manufacturers have formed TireHub LLC, one of the largest tire distribution joint ventures in the United States.
TBC Brands LLC is taking mixed service tires from the Sumitomo and Sailun brands to the 2018 WasteExpo April 24-26, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nev.
The 212 stores in Tire Factory Inc.’s network sold 6.5% more tires in 2017 than in 2016, and they increased overall sales by 8%. There was improvement in same-store sales — dealers who have rebranded to the Point S banner increased sales by 5.5%, and those who haven’t were up 3.5%.
Given all of the hazards associated with roadside tire service, it still only represents about half the risk for commercial tire dealers. That’s right. You read that correctly. Serving tires on the side of a highway only represents half the risk associated with operating a fleet of road service trucks (see part one of this article in our February issue).
Modern Tire Dealer has partnered with AG Tire Talk to provide answers to the insightful questions farm tire dealers have about farm tire technology. This is the second in a series, which is designed to help agricultural tire dealers better connect with their customers.
One of the highlights of the annual Tire Industry Association (TIA) OTR Tire Conference is the tire manufacturers’ panel discussion. This year, seven companies had executives participate. The 2018 panel discussion was held on Feb. 23, which was prior to the government’s announcement that it would be looking to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum. Each panelist was given the opportunity to discuss his company’s position in the market, views on the industry and plans for the future. What follows is a summation of each panelist’s prepared comments.
Apex Tool Group LLC has added PowerPivot Bolt Cutters to its Crescent/H.K. Porter hand tool brand.
According to the results of our survey, demand for passenger and light truck replacement tires at retail was essentially the same in February versus the prior year’s period, which mitigates some of the positive momentum the industry had built since October 2017.
The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) is looking for industry leaders who want to serve on the board of directors.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has created an 82-page off-the-road (OTR) Sales and Reference Guide with key OTR tire and maintenance guidelines, as well as information on Yokohama’s line of OTR products.
John Wagner, managing director of the American Retreaders Association (ARA) from 1988 to 1991, died April 7.