The leader of the United Steelworkers union says the International Trade Commission has made "a huge mistake" in not imposing tariffs on truck and bus tires from China.
Robert Bosch LLC has established an education scholarship and employment grant program through the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Foundation with a gift of $50,000.
Scholarships will assist students by funding a portion of their technical education at Lisle, Ill., campus of UTI. Multiple $1,000 scholarships and employment grants will be awarded.
“Bosch supports high quality, technical education as a key foundation for the next generation of automotive and diesel technicians,” says Odd Joergenrud, regional president North America, automotive aftermarket division.
“UTI is committed to excellence in all of its core programs and provides students with an outstanding education that will equip them for success in the aftermarket. Bosch applauds UTI for setting and maintaining the very highest standards in technical education and is proud to establish this scholarship.”
To be eligible for the Bosch Scholarship, students must meet all UTI admissions requirements, plus the specific Bosch Scholarship requirements that can be found at utifoundation.net/scholarships-and-grants. Not all applicants may be selected to receive a scholarship.
“The UTI Foundation is excited to partner with Bosch for this scholarship,” says Bob Bendotti, interim executive director, UTI Foundation. “This scholarship will prove invaluable to students in following their passion and pursuing technical education and, ultimately, a successful career.”
For more information about the Bosch Scholarship and Bosch Employment Grant Programs, visit the UTI Foundation website: www.utifoundation.net.
Tireco Inc. has added six sizes to its commercial van lineup, which features the new Milestar Steelpro MS597S.
No tariffs will be assessed on truck and bus tires manufactured in China and imported into the U.S. The International Trade Commission (ITC) has upended the tariff investigation by voting today against imposing tariffs on these products.
Tyrexpo Asia 2017 and the inaugural edition of GarageXpo Asia will be held in conjunction with each other March 21-23, 2017, in Singapore. The events are organized by SingEx Exhibitions Pte. Ltd.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has been named the world’s most admired tiremaker by Fortune magazine for the fifth straight year.
Allpart Supply Inc. has opened a training facility in Arlington, Texas, for wheel balancing and automotive lift owners and operators.
Colleen Horn Doyle, a fourth-generation member of the McCarthy family, is the new corporate attorney for McCarthy Tire Service Inc.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain Discover M+S Sport tires in 15- through 19-inch sizes. The potential number of units affected is 7,067.
Tire Factory Inc. members have rebranded the vast majority of their 206 stores to the Point S banner at a breakneck pace. And leaders of the Oregon-based cooperative are unveiling new programs with two big hopes: the momentum of current members continues, and more independent tire dealers join their network.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $69.3 million on net sales of $783.9 million for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016. That compares to income of $59.2 million on sales of $775.5 million for the same period in 2015.
ATV Inc. has acquired six stores in the greater Los Angeles metro area. The purchase expands ATV's network of American Tire Depot stores to 98 outlets, all in California.
The Mid-America Tire Dealers Association (MATDA) has joined the social media content platform developed by the Tire Industry Association (TIA) and the Automotive Marketing Foundation (AMF).
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. reported a net loss of 12.3 billion yen on net sales of 381.6 billion yen for its fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2016. That compares to net income of 1.6 billion yen on net sales of 407.8 billion yen for fiscal 2015.
Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. has signed Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) golfer Jodi Ewart Shadoff as ambassador for its flagship Radar tires brand for the second straight year.
The president of Meineke Car Care Centers LLC says consumers want to do business with big brands, and he expects that overall shopping trend will affect the automotive aftermarket.