Dayco Products LLC has appointed Daniel Sheehan vice president of aftermarket sales. He will lead all sales, business development and marketing efforts in the United States.
Ninety percent of buyers who attended the 2017 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) said they are likely to attend this year’s event, according to the associations that present it.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has created an online search tool to help find a TIA-certified trainer anywhere in the United States.
The last time Timothy Peters partnered with Ricky Benton Racing (RBR), the pairing resulted in a seventh-place finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) at the half-mile Martinsville Speedway. The team and driver are renewing their partnership in a bigger way.
Continental AG is downgrading its outlook for 2018 due to the performance of its tire business so far this year.
Hankook Tire America Corp.’s new Kinergy ST (H735) is a standard touring all-season tire designed for long tread life and smooth handling.
Monro Inc. will release its fourth quarter and fiscal 2018 results during the company's inaugural investor day on May 21, 2018.
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.
ASA Automotive Systems Inc. has partnered with Tiremetrix LLC in an effort to make the tire registration process more efficient for tire dealers and automotive service providers.
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%.
Two somewhat familiar yet new Continental tires will be available in the U.S. in June. They are next generation all-season tires.
Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) members soon will have access to the Zeetex brand of tires from Zafco International.
Bill Leach had wanted to expand beyond his one-store tire business in Paola, Kan., for some time. So when he finally found the perfect location for a second store, about 30 miles away in Baldwin City, Kan., he was ready to roll. And one decision at least was an easy one.
Tenneco Inc. is offering a mail-in rebate to consumers who purchase qualifying sets of Monroe Brakes friction products. The “Spring Consumer” promotion runs through May 31, 2018.
Tire Rack Inc. is extending its title sponsorship of the One Lap of America.