Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. focused on smart mobility tire concepts and electric vehicle technology at its annual Design Insight Forum at the Hankook Technodome.
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has launched its new corporate website, www.smpcorp.com. The rollout of this new site is the first in what will be a series of redesigned websites for the company.
Created with the user experience in mind, the website was developed utilizing responsive technology and parallax scrolling design to ensure compatibility with the latest browsers and mobile devices. It looks and performs seamlessly on a desktop, tablet and smart phone, the company says.
“The new graphics are bright and bold with big images and exciting content,” says Phil Hutchens, vice president, marketing. “We feel it’s important to present a website that creates an immediate impression, offers meaningful content and delivers an exciting user experience. It’s our intention to inform, educate and continue to drive user interest while providing an ongoing service to our customers and all of our stakeholders.”
SMP has integrated many new features into the site including an extensive timeline spanning 95 years of SMP history, a corporate news section, interactive location map, facilities tours, a full investor relations portal, career opportunities and more. The site also is multi-lingual, available in English, Spanish and French. It is driven by a robust content management system that will allow the company to easily and swiftly update content, so the site will always deliver the latest corporate information.
For more information, visit www.smpcorp.com.
Greenball Corp. has released new sizes for its Kanati Mud Hog M/T and Trail Hog A/T lines.
“Consistent. Stable. Dependable.” Those three little words detail the outlook and plan for Kumho Tire USA Inc. in 2017, says Jim Mayfield, national vice president of sales and marketing.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. recently opened a new plant in the Clark Freeport Zone in the Philippines. The plant is operated by the company’s passenger car tire manufacturing and sales subsidiary, Yokohama Tire Philippines Inc. (YTPI).
Sears Holdings Corp. has extended its DieHard brand to a vehicle maintenance and vehicle assessment service.
Several TBC Corp. technicians have received 2016 ASE Technician of the Year honors.
Centric Parts has opened its Commercial Center of Excellence (CCE) in Memphis, Tenn. The CCE houses sales and support staff for the company’s Qualis division.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., has acquired the Beck/Arnley brand.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) and Federated Insurance are providing TIA members with a free webinar that focuses on the hidden dangers of outdated policies and insufficient documentation of actions employers take related to their employees.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. and its holding company Hankook Tire Worldwide are placing 19 employees in new executive roles effective Jan. 1, 2017, as part of efforts to increase competitiveness in the global top-tier tire market.
Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. has won the Georgia Department of Economic Development's inaugural Automotive Supplier of the Year Award. The Georgia Automotive Awards recognize leaders throughout the state and honor them as part of the state's automotive ecosystem.
Robert Bosch LLC’s “Rain, Snow or Shine” beam wiper blade promotion includes both a rebate premium offer with purchase, as well as a sweepstakes with no purchase necessary to enter.
Pirelli Tire LLC is recalling 1,190 P Zero All Season tires that were built with an incorrect carcass component.
The newest member of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance (Alliance) is Parts Pro Automotive Warehouse of Wickliffe, Ohio. Parts Pro joined the Alliance as a Bumper to Bumper affiliate on Dec. 1, 2016.
Bartec USA LLC’s new Tech200Pro diagnostic tool incorporates TPMS sensor testing and activation, tread depth measurement and tire pressure checks.