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.
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. has named Brian D’Ambrosia the company's next chief financial officer. His appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2017, and D'Ambrosia succeeds Catherine D’Amico, who will remain with Monro as director of special projects at least through August 2018.
John Van Heel, CEO and president says, “Brian’s extensive financial and accounting expertise and strong leadership skills will be instrumental as we continue to successfully execute our growth strategy and build significant long-term value for our shareholders. Since joining Monro and as part of our long-planned management transition, Brian has worked very closely with Cathy and her exceptional finance organization. His strong contributions over that time underscore our confidence that he is the ideal choice for this role.
“I also want to thank Cathy for her strong leadership and commitment during her 23-year career with Monro. She has been integral in growing our business from $78 million in sales since she joined in 1993 to nearly a billion dollars today, while laying a solid foundation for future growth and profitability. On behalf of all of us here at Monro, we thank her for valuable contributions and are grateful that she will remain with us in her new role to help fulfill Monro’s long-term business objectives.”
D’Ambrosia joined Monro in January 2013 and has taken on roles of increasing responsibility in accounting, finance and strategic planning. Most recently he has served as vice president of finance and chief accounting officer, and played an important role in securing the company’s expanded $600 million five-year revolving credit facility in January 2016, which doubled the company's borrowing capacity compared to its previous credit facility.
D’Ambrosia, a certified public accountant, has 20 years of experience and has worked with several companies across multiple industries.
RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels (RNR) has been ranked No. 4553 on its 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.
There are off-road warriors who never let their vehicles or mud-terrain tires touch pavement. There are others who like to occasionally play in the dirt, but need their fun vehicles to do double duty to go to work or school. And increasingly, there are drivers with lifted trucks and mean-looking tires who chase the aesthetic more than the lifestyle their vehicle portrays.
Tireco Inc.’s new Milestar Grantland AP light truck tire is available in 25 sizes.
CRP Automotive has developed three service kits designed to simplify transmission fluid service on Audi, BMW and Volkswagen vehicles.
Here’s the first hint that the newest tire store Ron Baxter and Ross Baxter are opening in Idaho Falls, Idaho, isn’t a typical retail store: the size. It’s 37,000 square feet.
Forward Lift’s new DP15 two-post lift services cars, trucks, vans and small buses weighing up to 15,000 pounds.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. cites an 18% reduction in energy usage in the production of tires as evidence of progress in its sustainability initiatives.
Colleen Horn Doyle, legal counsel for McCarthy Tire Service Inc., has been named to the prestigious “2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers, a national rating service of outstanding lawyers.
The new General Grabber APT from Continental Tire the Americas LLC is an all-purpose-terrain tire designed for on-road, off-road and snow performance.
Tireco Inc.'s new mobile responsive website for Milestar tires is designed to showcase updated news, features and available tire sizes while serving as a hub for consumers to interact with the Milestar brand.
Tire industry veteran Chris Tolbert has joined Kenda USA's North American Automotive Business team as director of business development. His assignment: help accelerate Kenda’s sales and brand awareness in the PCR and LTR segments.
Ride Control LLC has launched its Gabriel website training menu with a series of training options as an expansion of its Answerman technical service offerings. This includes videos, technical bulletins, online catalogs and FAQs for both light and heavy-duty vehicles.