Tomoshige "Tomo" Mizutani took over as CEO and president of Toyo Tire North America OE Sales LLC on Jan. 1.
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Toyo Announces More Organizational and Assignment Changes

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. has made changes to its corporate structure, continuing its goal of revising its organizational structure by operational function "with the intention of reinforcing managment through coordination among each headquarter," and the corporate functions associated with them.

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Hotwire Will Return After MLK Holiday

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.

Michelin has bought a 50% stake in Sumitomo's TBC. As one part of the deal the two parties are combining their tire distribution systems in North America.
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A Jumbo Joint Venture: Michelin and Sumitomo's TBC

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.

Falken will increase the price of its Sincera SN250 A/S line in 2018.
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Prices on Select Falken Tires Rise on Jan. 1

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.

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