BestDrive LLC, a Continental tire and ContiLifeCycle commercial tire dealer and retreader, has entered the Texas market and opened two locations, one near Dallas and another in San Antonio.
Epicor Software Corp. has awarded a free subscription of its Epicor Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) mechanical service estimating solution to God’s Garage, a non-profit automotive repair shop headquartered in Conroe, Texas.
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) President and CEO David Overbeeke was recently honored by the United Way of Greater McHenry County with its inaugural Trailblazer Award.
Industry members planning on attending this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) are now able to turn to the event’s new blog for insights from industry experts on how the latest vehicle technologies, trends and issues are impacting the global automotive aftermarket.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. was honored by Groupe Renault with the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. will spend $12 million to expand production at its Bloomington, Ill., off-the-road tire plant. The expansion means for the first time the company's 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires will be made outside of Japan.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has appointed two new sales directors. Rob Lovi is joining the company and will direct national strategic accounts, while Mike Graber has been promoted to lead commercial tire sales.
Continental AG's executive board has provided an outline of a sweeping reorganization for the 147-year-old company. Continental's rubber business, which includes tires and ContiTech, will remain, though the tire division will get a new name: Tire Technologies.
By November 2018 Michelin Group hopes to complete the acquisition of Camso Inc. and begin its quest to gain market share in the off-the-road tire market.
Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. (ZC Rubber) is celebrating the 60 years of work that have transformed the company from a bicycle tire manufacturer to a top Chinese tire maker with revenue of more than $4 billion.
Ford Motor Co. has added fuel delivery modules and pump kits to its Omnicraft brand of replacement parts for non-Ford/Lincoln vehicle repairs.
B&J Rocket Sales AG has named Marcos Guzman CEO and president. He replaces Andreas Müller, who left the company after 15 years.
TireHub LLC has revealed the names of six leaders from Bridgestone Americas Inc. and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. who are working with industry newcomer Peter Gibbons at the newest U.S. tire distribution company. There’s also another former Starbucks leader on board.
Ceat Specialty Tires Ltd. has added the Farmax R65 ag radial tire to its North American product lineup.
Hunter Engineering Co. has released Quick Check Drive, a touchless alignment inspection system that provides instant alignment readings and requires no human involvement.