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.
The 2017 Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference has begun! Hosted by the Tire Industry Association (TIA) at the Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii, the conference will run through Saturday, Feb. 18.
Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. has signed Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) golfer Jodi Ewart Shadoff as ambassador for its flagship Radar tires brand for the second straight year.
Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that Dirk de Beer has been appointed as the team’s new Head of Aerodynamics, and will join the company on 1 March 2017.
Stellar Industries Inc. is purchasing the assets of American Crane Inc. (ACI) and Tire Trucks International (TTI).
Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has opened a 202,000-square-foot warehouse in Savannah, Ga.
The Australian National Drag Racing Association together with Adelaide DragRace Promotions are pleased to announce that Summit Racing Equipment have taken naming rights sponsorship for the 2016/17 ANDRA Drag Racing Grand Finals to be held at Adelaide International Raceway March 31st - April 1st.
The president of Meineke Car Care Centers LLC says consumers want to do business with big brands, and he expects that overall shopping trend will affect the automotive aftermarket.
Due to Monday's Presidents Day holiday, Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Feb. 20. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
Robert Bosch LLC has added 38 part numbers to its aftermarket product lines. Additions were made to the injector, braking, rotating machine, steering, and oxygen sensor product lines.