Bartec USA LLC’s new Tech200Pro diagnostic tool incorporates TPMS sensor testing and activation, tread depth measurement and tire pressure checks.
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.
Is cash more important than profit? Good question. Whether or not you make a profit, you need to know where the money goes.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has completed its $93 million purchase of a 65% interest in China-based Qingdao Ge Rui Da Rubber Co. Ltd.
The WildPeak H/T01A 2 by Falken Tire Corp. is the original equipment tire fitment on the 2017 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk.
The Philips D5S Xenon HID (high intensity discharge) bulb from Lumileds is available as an aftermarket replacement.
Meineke Car Care Centers LLC, a division of Driven Brands Inc., is promising consumers peace of mind and freedom from vehicle maintenance concerns with a new plug-in technology, the Meineke Revvy.
Michelin North America Inc. has ended its mobile tire installation service experiment, Michelin OnSite. The tire maker shelved the program earlier this month.
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations was published by President Barack Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. The ruling automatically extended overtime pay protections to more than 4 million workers within the first year of implementation.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s vice president and treasurer will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference on Nov. 29.
Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. has been recognized as one of the top companies in Singapore with its 10th place standing in the 2016 Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards program.
American Tire Distributors Inc.’s Tire Pros franchise is partnering with Independent We Stand to support Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26. To help drive traffic to member stores, Tire Pros is offering a consumer rebate on General brand passenger and light truck tires.
The New Jersey Assembly has left no doubt as to its view on unsafe used tires. By a vote of 72-0 on Nov. 21, it unanimously passed legislation to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that pose a risk to New Jersey motorists and the public.
Centric Parts’ StopTech division has been named supplier of the year by Turn14 Distribution Inc.
TBC Corp. has relocated a Tire Kingdom Service Center outlet in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The eight-bay store is one of more than 180 Tire Kingdom locations throughout Florida.
The organizers of the China International Tire Expo (CITEXPO) have set a new date for the 2017 event: August 21, 22, and 23.