Goodyear’s 2Q: Profit Up, Sales Down

Sales for the second quarter at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. were down 7%, while the company’s net income for the period was up 5.2% compared to figures from 2015.

Yokohama's global sponsorship of the Chelsea Football Club is coming to the U.S. for youth soccer clinics.

Yokohama's Soccer Partnership Includes Free Youth Clinics

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is kicking up its soccer game another notch this summer in partnership with the Chelsea Football Club. The two are holding free youth soccer clinics in the U.S. in conjunction with Chelsea’s U.S. summer tour.


Michelin’s Net Income Rises Almost 24% in 2 Years

Despite a drop in net sales of about 2%, Groupe Michelin says its tire volumes in the first half of 2016 beat the market in every segment. Passenger and light truck tires were the leaders, with a 4% increase over the same period a year ago.


Continental Kicks Off Season 3 of What'Cha Got

Continental Tire the Americas LLC is taking 14 Major League Soccer (MLS) players onto the track for the third season of the short format feature, "What'Cha Got." Soccer players become competitive drivers in the show that's part of weekly televised soccer coverage.


Kumho Sponsors Hoops Tournament

Kumho Tire USA Inc. is adding to its sports sponsorship portfolio with The Basketball Tournament (TBT), a month-long contest that culminates with a $2 million championship game Aug. 2 broadcast on ESPN.


Dayco Opens Sales and Support Offices in Serbia and Portugal

Dayco Products LLC is expanding its worldwide reach, most recently with the opening of sales and technical support offices in Belgrade, Serbia, and Lisbon, Portugal. In the last 12 months Dayco also has opened offices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.  

Tim Rogers also was recognized with the Business Turnaround Award, which honors an area financial officer who has achieved financial success for their business, particularly during times of change.

Continental Finance Leader Named CFO of the Year

Tim Rogers, vice president of finance for Continental Tire the Americas LLC and vice president and treasurer for Continental Automotive Inc. was named CFO of the Year in the large business category by the Charlotte Business Journal.


5 Quick Takeaways From the 2016 Modern Tire Dealer 100

We know you want it, and we’ve got it. The 2016 Modern Tire Dealer 100 spans six pages and shows how you, and your fellow independent tire dealers, have grown. Here’s a quick link to download the list, plus five quick takeaways.

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