Nokian Tyres plc has hired Hans Dyhrman as director of marketing for Nokian Tyres North America. Previous Director of Marketing Steve Bourassa is being promoted to North American product director.
Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. (ZC Rubber) displayed its Westlake and Goodride brand tires at the Automechanika Dubai 2016 on May 7-9, 2016. The company also hosted a dealer meeting during the exhibition.
Discount Tire, the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) and NASCAR's Team Penske are continuing their partnership and revving up their work to educate drivers on proper tire care during National Tire Safety Week, May 29 to June 4, 2016.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has reached an agreement to divest its business in Venezuela, Bridgestone Firestone Venezolana C.A. (BFVZ), to the Corimon Group.
Hercules Tire and Rubber Co. has updated its Roadtour collection with the Hercules Roadtour 655 MRE, a mid-range all-season touring tire.
Camso Inc., formerly Camoplast Solideal, is launching an independent division called Solideal On-Site Service to provide on-site tire service for all material handling industries.
Monro Muffler Brake Inc.’s first acquisition of 2016 may prove to be one of its biggest yet, as the company is using it as the foundation to enter the commercial tire market.
The Grabber HTS60 is the newest General all-season, highway terrain tire for light trucks, SUVs and CUVs from Continental Tire the Americas LLC.
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. reported net income of $66.8 million on net sales of $943.7 million for its fiscal year ended March 26, 2016. That compares to income of $61.8 million on sales of $894.5 million for its previous fiscal year.
The Auto Care Association has expressed disappointment with the Department of Labor’s final rule on overtime pay regulation. The association said the department ignored the studies, meetings, and thousands of comments received from American businesses expressing serious objections to the proposed changes.
The Falken Ziex CT50 has been selected as the original equipment tire for the 2016 Mazda CX-9.
Pirelli Tire LLC is recalling 42 P Zero Trofeo tires because they lack the required date code required by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.
Tire Consultants Group LLC (TCG) has named import professional Christine Guo to oversee its import management, security and compliance unit.
According to the results of our latest survey, demand for replacement tires decreased slightly in March. Indeed, from a volume standpoint the dealers reported they sold 0.1% fewer tires in March on a year-over-year basis, following a 0.9% increase in January and February.
Time is running out to nominate someone for Modern Tire Dealer’s 2016 Tire Dealer of the Year award. All applications must be in by this Friday, May 20.