Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s net sales dropped and net income rose in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the year-ago quarter.
Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America Inc., has introduced the Michelin X One XZU S+ Pre-Mold retread, an all-position, next-generation wide-base single for waste and refuse trucks.
Kumho Tire USA Inc. is offering a spring rebate of up to $80 beginning May 1 through June 30, 2016, for purchases of four eligible tires.
Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.'s Falken Tires brand has unveiled its newest marketing campaign, "Grip the Moment."
The Firestone Champion with fuel fighter technology from Bridgestone Americas Inc. is an all-season tire that comes with a 70,000-mile limited tread wear warranty for cars and minivans. The Firestone Champion tire will replace the Firestone Affinity and Precision touring tires.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires with the RM332 WB heavy-duty wide base tire in size 425/65R22.5. The RM332 WB is designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s net sales and net income both dropped during the first quarter of 2016 compared to figures posted a year earlier.
Kenda USA has added 24 sizes of the Kenda Klever S/T KR52. Kenda says the new sizes of the Klever S/T will help fill a gap in the SUV/CUV marketplace with a 60,000 mileage warranty and M&S all-season capabilities. The new sizes are currently available to order with expected delivery in the third quarter.
Worldpac Inc. has opened its largest distribution center in North America.
Correa Tire Distributors celebrated the completion of its third retail location in Puerto Rico on April 23 with a welcoming reception and party. Invited guests included existing customers, suppliers and Modern Tire Dealer.
Atturo Tire Corp. has introduced a 50,000-mile tread wear warranty and added 11 sizes to the Trail Blade A/T.
Triangle Group celebrated its 40th anniversary on April 8 in Shanghai, China, with a day-long conference. The Weihai City-based company hosted around 500 people. The attendees included Chinese government officials, employees from around the world, suppliers, customers, and yes, Modern Tire Dealer.
The deadline to submit a nomination for service on the 2016-2017 Tire Industry Association (TIA) Board of Directors is May 2, 2016.
Tire Group International LLC (TGI) has appointed Lito Roitman to vice president of category sales. In this role, Roitman joins the international sales team to focus on global expansion efforts of agricultural, off-the-road and industrial segments, as well as delivering training, continuing education, and market support.
Pirelli Tire North America Inc. plans to build a second tire plant in Mexico at its existing production site in Silao.