Continental’s BestDrive Expands in Ohio

BestDrive, LLC, a subsidiary of Continental Tire the Americas LLC, has opened a retread shop and commercial tire service center in Grove City, a Columbus, Ohio, suburb.


Goodyear Furthers Strategy by Announcing Plant Closure

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. remains focused on capturing "the growing demand for premium, large-rim diameter tires." The company says part of that strategy involves"reducing excess capacity in declining, less profitable segments of the tire market."

"Our goal is to provide a clear and compelling 2017 Dealer Program well in advance of 2017 so that we can hit the ground running on Jan 1, 2017," says Falken Tire Corp.'s Darren Thomas. 

A Familiar Face Returns to Falken Tire

Darren Thomas proves you can go home again. Thomas, vice president of sales and marketing for Falken Tire Corp. from 2002-2008, has returned as senior vice president of sales and marketing.


TIA 's Rohlwing Is Set to Speak at the ITT Conference

The Tire Industry Association's own Kevin Rohlwing will be a featured speaker at the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tire Technology (ITT). The conference will be held Oct. 25-27, 2016, in Dresden, Germany.


Michelin's 3Q Sales Drop 2.4%

Groupe Michelin posted net sales of nearly 5.2 billion euros for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. That compares to sales of 5.3 billion euros for the same period last year.

Seung Bin Lim says truck tires will be Hankook's next focus as it continues its efforts to be a tier 1 tire company.

What Comes Next for Hankook?

A day after unveiling its new R&D Center in Daejeon, Korea, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.  already has made clear its next focus.

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