Michelin Group began construction of its 69th global plant in León, Guanajuato, in central Mexico, this week.
Free Service Tire Co. Inc. has opened a new store in Johnson City, Tenn. It is the company’s second store in Johnson City and its 18th location overall.
Tire Industry Association (TIA) members with voting rights need to vote now for the 2016 TIA board of directors. The election ends on Sept. 1, 2016.
Michelin North America Inc. has released two new sizes of the BFGoodrich brand All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire. The additions are LT255/75R17 for the Jeep Wrangler and the 35x12.50R20 replacement tire for light trucks.
Greenball Corp. has introduced Ground Buster III tires for all- terrain vehicles (ATVs) under the GBC Motorsports brand.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. reported global consolidated sales of 1.72 trillion won for its second quarter of 2016, up 6.6% versus the year ago period when sales were 1.62 trillion won.
The Cooper Tire & Rubber Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., has established the Roy V. Armes scholarship.
Team Bridgestone ended up with one gold medal and two silver medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Tire’s Warehouse Inc. (TWI) will host a Tire One Dealer Event Nov. 2- 3, 2016, at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.
It didn’t take long for tire dealers to tell us what they think of Michelin North America Inc.’s entrance into online selling. In the word of one dealer: "disgusted."
Convenience and value for consumers are the key goals for Michelin North America Inc.’s new online tire selling model. The company says undercutting dealer pricing on BFGoodrich brand tires is not part of the plan.
Website provider Net Driven is adding videos to its digital marketing toolbox, meaning shops who use the company can market their businesses using tire videos and automotive service videos.
The average price of a light vehicle tire decreased 0.1% in July compared to June. Light vehicle pricing also decreased 0.5% in June compared to May.
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. has entered into an agreement to purchase all assets of Clark Tire & Auto Inc., based in Hickory, N.C. The deal includes 24 retail stores, two commercial stores, a retread plant, and four wholesale locations.
Michelin North America Inc. will begin selling BFGoodrich brand tires online direct to consumers in September 2016. Online sales initially will launch in the greater Charlotte, N.C., area.