Off-the-road (OTR) tire dealers who are focusing their business mainly on large mining tires may be missing opportunities in the small OTR tire segments, Bruce Besancon told dealers at the Tire Industry Association (TIA) OTR Conference in Oahu last week.
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions is giving away one Evolve and one Encore professional scan tool every week from Feb. 14 through April 30, 2017.
Colleen Horn Doyle, a fourth-generation member of the McCarthy family, is the new corporate attorney for McCarthy Tire Service Inc.
A year ago, Haas F1 Team was building toward its inaugural Formula One season, racing to finish its first car as the clock counted down toward preseason testing at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya.
Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Paul Di Resta will remain as its official Reserve Driver for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship season.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain Discover M+S Sport tires in 15- through 19-inch sizes. The potential number of units affected is 7,067.
TP Commercial Solutions LLC has announced it will raise pricing on all Pirelli and Formula brand truck, bus, ag/farm and OTR tires sold in the U.S.
Tire Factory Inc. members have rebranded the vast majority of their 206 stores to the Point S banner at a breakneck pace. And leaders of the Oregon-based cooperative are unveiling new programs with two big hopes: the momentum of current members continues, and more independent tire dealers join their network.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $69.3 million on net sales of $783.9 million for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016. That compares to income of $59.2 million on sales of $775.5 million for the same period in 2015.
ATV Inc. has acquired six stores in the greater Los Angeles metro area. The purchase expands ATV's network of American Tire Depot stores to 98 outlets, all in California.
Yokohama Tire Corp. will introduce an off-the-road (OTR) radial all-weather tire at ConExpo in Las Vegas, March 7-11, 2017. The new The MYX S01 will be displayed in booth #C22231.
The Mid-America Tire Dealers Association (MATDA) has joined the social media content platform developed by the Tire Industry Association (TIA) and the Automotive Marketing Foundation (AMF).
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. reported a net loss of 12.3 billion yen on net sales of 381.6 billion yen for its fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2016. That compares to net income of 1.6 billion yen on net sales of 407.8 billion yen for fiscal 2015.
Nothing could not stop Kelton Glaszczak and Richard Glaszczak from racing to the podium at the SNORE King Shocks Battle at Primm. The Glaszczak team, drivers of the Class 10 No. 1073 Richards Performance Muffler B&R Buggie, finished second in class during the two-day event. This marks the first podium for Radar Tires in 2017.
Regan Smith will be behind the wheel of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors/Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network/Advance Auto Parts/Valvoline Ford F-150 for Daytona and 11 other series events in 2017.