McCarthy Tire Service Inc. has relocated its operations in Reading, Pa., to a larger facility less than two miles away.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s net sales were flat while net income was nearly 10% lower in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the year-ago period.
Due to lack of support, the organizers of the North American Tire & Retread Expo (NATRE) are rethinking the exposition format of the show. As a result, plans to hold the expo in Nashville, as previously announced, have been put on hold.
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The executive chairman of Genuine Parts Co., Thomas Gallagher, is retiring effective June 30, 2017.
TBC Brands LLC has introduced the first studdable winter tire for the Sumitomo brand. The Sumitomo Ice Edge is certified for severe snow performance and will be available in 57 passenger, CUV and SUV sizes for the 2017 season.
Yokohama Tire Corp. in conjunction with US Youth Soccer, will send 12 Yokohama Skills Challenge participants (along with chaperones) to England for a “Chelsea FC Experience.” The contest runs through June 3, 2017.
Big O Tires LLC franchisees celebrated growth in all business metrics at their annual convention April 4-5, 2017, in San Diego, Calif.
The nation’s largest network of independent tire dealers increased overall passenger and light truck tire unit sales in 2016 by 7.8% and same-store sales by 5.5%. With a net gain of 44 new Tire Pros stores last year, Ron Sinclair reminded dealers, “We have power!”
Women in Auto Care, formerly the Car Care Council Women’s Board, has released a new website as part of its recent rebranding initiative.
The RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels (RNR) franchise has added three digital platforms designed to increase lead generation, store traffic and quote assessments for franchise owners.
As the market for CUVs, SUVs and pickups continues to expand, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is updating its product lineup with the new Evolution H/T all season highway tire. It replaces the Discoverer H/T.
The latest annual reviews of tariffs on off-the-road tires from China have resulted in changes to how much tire makers and importers will pay on the tires they import into the U.S.
Hankook Tire America Corp. has hired a general counsel and public relations manager. Both are based at the company’s U.S. headquarters in Nashville, Tenn.
The Carlstar Group LLC is adding two 27-inch size options to its All Trail tire line by Carlisle.