Simple Tire LLC has added a third delivery option for customers of its online sales platform. They can ship their tires to any of the 1,800 FedEx office locations in the U.S. But Simple Tire’s real goal is to redirect those customers to one of its installation partners.
Midtronics Inc. has introduced a battery diagnostic service system with technology designed to provide more information about the battery’s condition and charge.
Bridgestone Americas Inc.’s retail division has purchased Phoenix, Ariz.-based Fletcher’s Tire & Auto Service Inc.
Years of acquisitions by American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) meant many of its employees were splitting their time between sales calls and work inside one of the company's 140 distribution centers. ATD wants those 250 workers to focus on just one of those jobs.
Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Icahn Automotive Group LLC, has acquired an automotive and tire center in New York, and opened a new Pep Boys Service & Tire Center in Bordentown, N.J.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has hired Rick Alonzo as senior director of supply chain and logistics.
According to the results of our survey, demand for passenger and light truck replacement tires declined again in April. Indeed, from a volume standpoint, the dealers reported they sold 0.9% fewer tires in April relative to the previous year’s period.
A planned reorganization by Michelin Group "would significantly impact jobs" in the U.S. and France. But there's one part of the business that won't be affected: Michelin's production facilities.
Vehicle Service Group (VSG) has introduced a full line of Rotary branded wheel balancers ranging from a value-priced manual model to a 3D electronic wheel balancer with microprocessor.
The owner of the two busiest Midas locations in Canada says offering an extensive tire inventory and more than a dozen tire brands has transformed his business. Consider Jeff Hall’s success a sign of what’s to come at Midas stores across North America.
Six tire dealers will help Hankook Tire America Corp. continue its partnership with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization. Those dealers will host the group's Mobile Service Offices (MSO) at their stores so the DAV can reach out to veterans in those communities.
Tire Discounters Inc. will expand into its sixth state later this year, and says it is "also looking for other strategic opportunities."
The 2,200-plus retail stores owned and operated by Bridgestone Americas Inc. have a new leader. Joe Venezia is the president of Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC (BSRO) effective June 19, 2017.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has signed a three-year agreement to be co-presenting sponsor of Fan Fest, an event celebrating the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) in Colorado.
The grand prize in Yokohama Tire Corp.’s “Get Trucked Up Giveaway” is a custom-built 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon crew cab 4x4 featuring the company’s new Geolandar M/T G003 mud-terrain tires. The contest runs through Oct. 15.