With another session of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s annual dealer meeting in the books, Chairman and CEO Richard Kramer told investors during a recent earnings call that the company’s customers confirmed the tire maker is “clearly on the right path.”
OTC, a Bosch Automotive Service Solutions brand, has released an Encore diagnostics software update with new coverage for most Asian and domestic 2015 model year vehicles, expanded coverage for late-model vehicles and more than 3,000 special tests.
Due to Monday’s Presidents Day holiday, Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Feb. 15. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has earned recognition as a partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere & Co. Achieving Excellence program. The partner-level status is Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating.
Drivers seeking to make their way onto the Mazda Road to Indy now have an alternate, lower-cost route onto the first rung, the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, with today’s confirmation that the National Class will be returning in 2016.
Tire Pros is a supporting sponsor of a nationwide contest that will award $25,000 in cash and related prizes to a Main Street in the U.S.
Registration is open for companies interested in joining trade missions to Latin America, hosted by the Auto Care Association. The trade missions will take place May 17-19, in Peru and June 21-22 in Guatemala with an optional stop in El Salvador, June 23-24.
The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada will host the 2016 Rubber Recycling Symposium Oct. 5-7, in Niagra Falls, Ontario.
Hunter Engineering Co. has released a Tire Changer Decision Guide that highlights the benefits and features of different tire changer models.
Robert Bosch LLC’s Automotive Aftermarket North America division and Team Penske have renewed their alliance. Bosch will return as an associate partner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the Verizon IndyCar Series and in the V8 Supercars Championship with Team Penske.
Camso Inc. is introducing a narrow TTS (Trailed Track System) 40 Series and roading track at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky., Feb. 10-13, 2016.
Susan Davis has been named to the board of directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Bridgestone executive Amber Holm has been honored in the Nashville Business Journal’s 2016 40 Under 40 Awards program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 for their excellence in business and contributions to their communities in Middle Tennessee.
Apollo Tyres Ltd. posted net income of 2.8 billion rupees on net sales of 29.3 billion rupees for its third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2015. That compares to income of 1.8 billion rupees on sales of nearly 30.4 billion rupees for the same period a year earlier.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is adding the Preventive Maintenance and Inspection (PMI) test (Test T8) to the requirements for ASE Master Truck Technicians.