Both net sales and tire volume were up for the first half of Groupe Michelin's 2017 fiscal year ended June 30. However, consumer and truck tire margins were down.
Kumho Tire U.S.A., announced it will supply original equipment tires for the 2015 Chrysler 200 line. Select FWD and AWD Chrysler 200 models will be fitted with Kumho's all-season Solus TA31 in size 235/45R18 94V.
The grand touring all-season Solus TA31 tire features a symmetric tread design and meets consumer desire for excellent ride comfort while maintaining a very low noise threshold, according to Kumho. The Solus TA31 provides traction in all seasons and fits a wide range of coupes and sedans.
The midsize Chrysler 200 is produced in Sterling Heights, Mich.
Headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Kumho is the U.S. sales, marketing, product development and distribution arm of Kumho Tire Co. Inc.
For more information on Kumho and its products, visit www.KumhoTireUSA.com.
Sentury Tire Americas has introduced the Landsail 4-Seasons all-weather passenger car radial tire.
Big O Tires LLC is sponsoring an in-store promotion supporting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for all childhood cancer, throughout August 2017.
Nexen Tire Co. Ltd. is sponsoring the 2017 International Champions Cup (ICC) presented by Heineken in the U.S.
“It’s nice to be wanted, but it’s even nicer to be needed.” In a nutshell, that’s Monro Muffler Brake Inc.’s philosophy when it comes to online tire sales.
James "Jim" Stocking Sr., the second-generation owner of Park Tire Co. in Lincoln Park, Mich., died Wednesday, July 19, 2017. He was 93.
The fact that overall sales at Monro Muffler Brake Inc. increased in the first quarter of fiscal 2018 is hardly news. The company's aggressive approach to acquisitions helps it continually add to the sales column. But in the latest quarter, Monro's existing, comparable stores helped the bottom line, too. And that's news.
Fourteen representatives from the tire industry are vying for four seats on the Tire Industry Association's board of directors. Each will serve a three-year term.
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. is acquiring 20 more stores in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana.
The new Vanderbilt Grand Spirit Touring L/X and C/X tires from TBC Brands LLC are designed to combine outstanding wet traction performance with extended, even wear.
The new Robinair AC1234-4 for R-1234yf systems from Bosch Automotive Service Solutions is designed for both standard and high-voltage AC systems.
The Tech200Pro from Bartec USA LLC is an is an all-in-one stand-alone tire inspection tool designed to help front counter associates better communicate the precise condition of a customer’s tire.
Women in Auto Care (formerly Car Care Council Women’s Board) is accepting nominees for the annual Women of the Year Awards, which include Auto Care Woman of the Year, Female Shop Owner of the Year and Auto Care Woman of Excellence.
The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has awarded 127 students with scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.
Nexen Tire Corp. has signed a memorandum of understanding "to explore strategic partnership opportunities" with Mubadala Investment Co. The strategic investment fund has made a direct investment in the tire maker as part of the agreement.