Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has dissolved its global alliance with Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has joined Dream It. Do It., a Manufacturing Institute (MI) initiative that aims to enhance the image of careers in manufacturing and address the widening skills gap in the nation’s manufacturing workforce pipeline.
TBC Brands has introduced the Power King xERT-3, an E-3/L-3 off-the-road radial tire that features an aggressive tread design for demanding all-purpose applications.
Tire Rack Inc. compared three models of CUV/SUV touring all-season tires: the Kumho Crugen Premium, the Michelin Premier LTX and the Yokohama Geolandar G055.
The Automotive Distribution Network is taking its Parts Plus Car Care Center program to service dealers in Mexico and Puerto Rico.
TreadWright Tires, a Houston-based light truck and SUV tire remanufacturing company, has launched new lines of branded mud terrain and all terrain tires in 29 sizes and load ranges.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC’s Commercial Vehicle Tire group has launched an on/off-road tire for severe service applications. The HDC1 HT is available in the U.S. and Canada markets.
If expanding your tire business is the ultimate goal, you might be looking for inspiration from other tire dealers who have done it, and succeeded. Modern Tire Dealer’s 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year Ricky Benton has more than quadrupled the number of stores in the Black’s Tire Service Inc. chain in the 19 years he’s owned the business.
The newest passenger tire offered by Giti Tire (USA) Ltd., the GT Radial Maxtour All Season, offers performance as well as peace of mind. The tire includes a comprehensive warranty as well as 24-hour roadside assistance and road hazard protection.
Dunn Tire LLC loves its local sports teams, and the tire dealer with retail locations in western and central New York and northern Pennsylvania is showing its love to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies men's basketball team in a big way.
As a second generation tire dealer in Washington, N.J., Brian McCatharn is looking for ways to improve business. He thought he’d find inspiration and support as a member of the New Jersey State Tire Dealers Association. But it turns out the state association needs McCatharn, and other younger generation managers like him, just as much as he needs the group.
The Auto Care Association has named the recipients of its 2015-2016 Head of the Class Award, an honor designed for auto care industry companies that continually invest in employee education and training.
The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has added the ability to scan products in the New Products Showcase to its 2015 SEMA Show mobile app. The new function allows attendees to create a customized list for use during and after the 2015 SEMA Show.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.