Icahn Automotive Group LLC, the owner of Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack, is on a mission to expand its national network, and it's starting with a multi-million dollar investment in Detroit.
After much anticipation, the husband and wife duo of Cameron and Heidi Steele – sponsored by Yokohama Tire Corporation, are joining forces again, this time in a Trophy Truck at the Best in the Desert’s Parker 425, January 31-February 2 in Parker, Arizona.
The last time the off-road racing couple teamed up for a race was the Mint 400 in 2010, with Cameron collaborating with Heidi to help her win the Class 7 division on off-the-shelf Yokohama Geolandar M/T+ tires.
The Desert Assassin teammates will campaign Cameron’s No. 16 Geiser Brothers Trophy Truck mounted on off-road racing-engineered Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S R tires.
“We’re going for it,” said Cameron, a veteran Trophy Truck driver and two-time SCORE (Southern California Off Road Enthusiasts) Person of the Year. “It’s our first race of the season and the first time Heidi and I will share driving duties in an 800-horsepower Trophy Truck.”
Heidi, a four-time SCORE Class champion, moved up to Trophy Trucks last season and made history by partnering with co-driver Jessica McMillin to form the first all-woman Trophy Truck driver tandem in SCORE racing.
“Heidi and I make a good pair and it will be a fun way to start the season,” said Cameron. “Last year was great for us, but we’re all in for 2014. We’re going to be in every race thanks to the durability of our Yokohama tires. The compound is incredible and they are the most drivable, dependable tire out there.”
“We constantly work with Cameron, Heidi and the Desert Assassins team on the development and improvement of the Geolandar tire they race with,” said Duane Sampson, YTC motorsports manager. “Off-road racing is very demanding and the proven durability of the Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S R tires will help put the team in the best position to win.”
Ron's Tire Inc. opened a new store in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and its inventory features much more than tires. Motorcycles, bicycles, power equipment, grills and even barbecue sauce are sold here. The sales staff is cross trained to sell every product under the roof.
The annual Tire One Dealer Event by Tire's Warehouse Inc. (TWI) Nov. 1-2, 2017, in Las Vegas has one big goal: “We want to keep our customers engaged in the value of TWI,“ says Ken Hsu, vice president of marketing.
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, has released 627 new product SKUs in its wheel hub assemblies, seals and loose bearing lines. The 627 part numbers cover over 60,000 applications.
The Car Care Council says Fall Car Care Month in October is the perfect time to reach out to your community and remind them of the benefits of auto care while helping your business at the same time.
Black's Tire Service Inc. was the first of six Hankook tire dealers in the country to host a mobile service office for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization. Here's a look at the event, held at the store on Raeford Road in Fayetteville, N.C.
Two Big O Tires LLC stores in Washington have new owner/operators.
Bolt On Technology LLC holds the No. 1079 spot on the 36th annual Inc. 5000 ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
Six months after the first DieHard Auto Center opened in Texas, Sears Holding Corp. has opened two more DieHard stores in the Detroit area.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named Christopher Helsel vice president and chief technology officer.
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. is changing its name.
Hunter Engineering Co. has released two videos that explain the purpose and function of driver assist systems and the importance of proper mechanical and safety system alignment.
RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels (RNR) has been ranked No. 4553 on the 36th annual Inc. 5000. It is the third time Inc. magazine has ranked the tire and custom wheel franchise among the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
Remember email? Sometimes in the communication that is texting, tweeting or ‘Snapchatting,’ email is taken for granted. Facebook is great for sharing your thoughts and feelings to everyone you have friended, but email is more targeted, especially when used for business. You might say it is even more personal than Facebook because it is designed for interaction between two people or among a small group of people.
“Cool it with the direct mail.” That was the advice given by Tom Eisenberg to Bob Mirman, his mentor at West Coast Tire and Service Inc. in Los Angeles.