Team Falken, a two-time Manufacturer’s Champion in the Black Magic Formula Drift Pro Championship and the 2016 winner of the prestigious Tire Manufacturers Cup, will return to the popular series in 2017 with a strong field of six drivers.
When it comes time to replace tires on a luxury vehicle, 58% of owners are more likely to stick with the original equipment brand. And nearly half of those consumers intend to return to the car dealership to buy replacement tires.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has completed another acquisition to meet the company's goal of expanding its commercial tire business.
Hankook Tire America Corp. is offering consumers a spring "Great Catch" rebate with the purchase of any of the brand's seven most popular passenger and light truck tires.
Nexen Tire Co. Ltd. has created a first-of-its-kind partnership with an English Premier League club. The tire company will be the Official Sleeve Partner of the Manchester City Club, and the Nexen logo will appear on the club's uniform sleeve for all league games in the 2017-2018 season.
The first Optima Batteries Search for the Ultimate Street Car events in 2017 kicked off at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past weekend.
The traditional season-opener at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit in Melbourne is a fitting place to start the 2017 season.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Race No. 5 – Auto Club 400 NASCAR Xfinity Series: Race No. 5 – Xfinity 300 Auto Club Speedway (2.0-mile oval,) Fontana, Calif.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named Nizar Trigui to the new role of chief technology officer (CTO).
American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) has hired a new chief financial officer. Bill Williams will report directly to CEO Stuart Schuette.
Maxxis International is sponsoring the ChumpCar World Series, a non-profit racing series geared toward weekend enthusiasts and amateurs who seek the thrill of racing, but can't afford the big bucks of for-profit series.
The BKT USA Inc. booth at the recently completed 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas gave show attendees plenty to talk about. The company showcased not only its Earthmax farm tires, including the new Earthmax SR 35, but also its ATV/UTV tire lineup.
Michelin North America Inc. and the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the global governing body for motorsports, have secured the commitments of 40 U.S. states and the District of Columbia to include standard tire-safety information in driver’s manuals.
TBC Brands LLC will unveil the new Sumitomo ST719SE Regional Steer tire at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) March 23-25, 2017, in Louisville, Ky.
FCA US LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain 2017 Fiat 500X vehicles due to problems with their tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). When the vehicle has a tire with low pressure, the TPMS warning light may not illuminate.