The U.S. Supreme Court on June 21, 2018, ruled that states can collect sales tax on purchases of products made over the Internet. That includes online tire sales.
John Kline, president of Old Dominion Tire Services Inc. in Midlothian, Va., is the new president of the Virginia Automotive Association (VAA). He replaces Scott Brown, owner of Cardinal Plaza Shell in Springfield, Va.
The new CP8849 ½-inch cordless impact wrench from Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. delivers 850+ ft. lbs (1150+ Nm) and has four settings in forward – two of which are shut-off options – and one in reverse.
The new RX14 scissor lift from Hunter Engineering Co. is designed to provide massive capacity with a small footprint.
During the last 18 months, Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. has built international offices in Milan, Italy (for Europe), Dubai (for the Middle East and Africa), Bangkok (for Southeast Asia), the United States, Panama and India.
Thomas Geiger Sr., senior executive officer of Capital Tire Inc., died June 14, 2018, after a brief illness. The Perrysburg, Ohio, resident was 86.
Nexen Tire America Inc. has added 33-, 35- and 37-inch sizes preferred by many extreme off-road enthusiasts to the Roadian MTX Mud Terrain Xtreme tire lineup.
Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. announced that Ding Yuhua, executive chairman and director of the board, died unexpectedly on the morning of June 13, 2018. He was 69 years old.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. and the BMW Group are partnering on the new BMW SUV X3. Hankook will supply the vehicle with its Ventus S1 evo2 and winter I*cept evo2 tires.
Atturo Tire Corp. is a specialist producer and supplier of tires dedicated to the SUV, crossover, 4x4 and light truck sectors. Based in Waukegan, Ill., the enterprising American company still found time to support the first Tire Cologne show in Europe.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. supported the first Tire Cologne show in Cologne, Germany, in an eye-catching and professional fashion. Its booth highlighted the company’s total commitment to the manufacture and on-going development of premium car, winter and "hobby" tires.
Big O Tires in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., is celebrating its 25th year within the Big O organization. The company has the largest physical footprint of any Big O Tires store in the southwestern U.S., the company reports.
A new specialty trailer radial, the Triangle TR653 ST, is available from Triangle Tire USA. The company is backing the TR653 ST with a 60-day total satisfaction guarantee and free one-year road hazard replacement warranty.
Ivy Chin has joined American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) as chief digital and technology officer. She will be responsible for driving ATD’s continued digitization and evolving technology operations in the newly created role.
Lumileds LLC reports its Philips MotoVision headlight bulbs produce a unique orange and white light effect that increases overall visibility and differentiates motorcycles from general road traffic.