The Americas Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas was won by Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez for the second successive year. In second place was Dani Pedrosa on the other Repsol Honda RC213V while Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso surged through the field in the second half of the race to take third place for his maiden podium with the Italian manufacturer.
Tags: Bridgestone, Circuit of the Americas, MotoGP
Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. announced it has opened its 17th Custom Center location at Penske Cadillac Buick-GMC in Torrance, Calif., the largest Cadillac dealer on the west coast.
Tags: Greg Hathcock, Penske Cadillac Buick GMC, Vogue Custom Centers, Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co.
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions has introduced a mobile app called Tire Advisor which is designed to help fleets and dealers quickly access and compare information about Bridgestone commercial tire brands.
Tags: Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, Matt Stevenson, mobile app
G.S. Sareen, CEO and president of Omni United Pte. Ltd., received Prestige Singapore’s "100 Most Influential Power List 2014" recognition in itsPrestige Lifestyle 2014 issue.
Tags: Awards, G.S. Sareen, Omni United, Singapore
Nexen Tire Americas Inc. says it is dramatically stepping up its marketing efforts in the U.S. by entering into new official partnerships with the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels.
Tags: Lee Jang-hwan, Nexen Tire Americas Inc., Sports Marketing
Richard Smallwood, president of Falken Tire Corp., has announced the retirement of Sales Vice President Bruce Ware, who has been with the company for 11 years and has been a part of the tire industry for more than 30.
Tags: Andrew Hoit, Bruce Ware, Falken Tire Corp., Richard Smallwood, Rick Brennan
The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack reported a net loss of $3.3 million on net sales of $495.7 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 ended Feb. 2, 2014. In the year-ago quarter, the company reported a net loss of $14.5 million and net sales of $530.8 million.
Tags: Mike Odell, Pep Boys financials
The Bridgestone Commercial Solutions (BCS) division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO) announced that John Boynton, currently vice president, Sales, BCS, has been promoted to the position of president, BCS.
Tags: BATO, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, John Boynton
At its annual shareholders meeting, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Kramer reported the company achieved many milestones in 2013, a year that was unlike any other in its 115-year history.
Tags: Financials, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Richard Kramer, Shareholders meeting
Corvette Racing claimed the first victory for the seventh generation Corvette C7.R in dominant fashion in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. The third event of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship saw Michelin and its technical partner teams claim the first seven positions in the highly competitive race.
Tags: Corvette Racing, Grand Prix of Long Beach, Michelin, TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Dealer Strategic Planning Inc. (DSP) has added Dennis McCarron, a former Bridgestone retail store manager and employee trainer, to its staff. DSP now serves store owners representing nearly 375 retail outlets.
Tags: Dealer Strategic Planning, Dennis McCarron, Norm Gaither
CRP Automotive has published its 2014 ContiTech Belts & Belt Kits Catalog, a 432-page applications guide that includes timing belts, serpentine belts, elast belts, silent and tough grip belts, as well as several different timing belt kit offerings.
Tags: ContiTech Belts & Belt Kits Catalog, CRP Automotive, Serpentine Belts, Timing Belts
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