Raben Tire Co. LLC has established a call center in Evansville, Ind., the city where the 28-store dealership is headquartered. The new Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) is designed to provide a consistent positive customer experience via phone and email.
A new brochure that explains the retreading process to consumers is available from the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) and the Tire Industry Association (TIA).
Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Monday. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, Jan. 16.
The wholesale landscape will look a lot different when TBC Corp. becomes a joint venture company owned by Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA).
Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.
With the new year will come price increases for select Falken passenger, light truck and truck tires. That makes Falken Tire Corp. the first U.S. tire manufacturer to announce price increases.
The new #9107A Electric Brake Force Meter with dynamic load simulation and circuit testing from Innovative Products of America Inc. (IPA) is designed for use on 7-spade equipped vehicles.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has developed an online reporting tool that enables its certified training instructors to report on overall class performance within each module and also view all pass or fail results.
Yokohama Tire’s strong GEOLANDAR M/T G003 mud-terrain tires will get the ultimate test: the iconic Dakar Rally.
The 2018 Asian Retread Conference (ARC) is scheduled for Oct. 2-3 at the Sime Darby Convention Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. has selected EdgeCombe County in North Carolina as the location for its first manufacturing facility in the United States. The plant represents an investment of nearly $580 million by the tire company and will employ up to 800 people when fully operational.
Scott Clark will lead Michelin North America Inc. as chairman and president beginning Jan. 1, 2018. Joanie Martin has been named to the new role of chief administrative officer.
Michelin North America Inc. has sold four Tire Centers LLC (TCi) stores and a TCi retread plant to two independent commercial tire dealers.
Hotel reservations for the 2018 Off-the-Road (OTR) Conference are due Jan. 12, and the Tire Industry Association (TIA) is reminding attendees to reserve their hotel rooms now.
Since forming the TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network in 2016, TravelCenters of America LLC has been a mover and a shaker in the commercial tire industry.