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March 30, 2015

Crew Chief Adam Stevens wins MOOG ‘Problem Solver’ Award at Martinsville

David Ragan and the No. 18 Crispy M&Ms Toyota Camry earned their first top-five finish of the season and crew chief Adam Stevens won his first-ever MOOG Steering and Suspension “Problem Solver of the Race” Award in Sunday’s STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup event at historic Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Tags: David Ragan, NASCAR Sprint Cup, The MOOG Problem Solver Award

March 30, 2015

Federal-Mogul creating four tech centers

Independent automotive repair providers throughout the U.S. soon will be able to tap into a network of technical training and product support resources designed to help enhance their competitiveness in an age of increasingly complex vehicle technologies.

Tags: Dan Ninivaggi, Garage Gurus, Technical Training

March 30, 2015

Firestone hatches new look for Firehawk

He is still helmeted, beaked and has great aim with a t-shirt cannon, but Firestone Racing is proud to announce that the Firestone Firehawk is debuting a new look at this weekend’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

Tags: Firestone Firehawk, Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Bridgestone s Ecopia EP422 Plus is designed to give drivers an extra 20 miles per tank of fuel.
March 30, 2015

Bridgestone's new Ecopia tire comes in 43 sizes

Bridgestone Americas Inc. is releasing the latest tire in its fuel-efficient Ecopia tire line, the Ecopia EP422 Plus tire. The Ecopia EP422 Plus tire is engineered with a combination of light and strong materials for greater fuel efficiency, giving consumers an extra 20 miles per tank.

Tags: Bridgestone Ecopia, Ecopia EP422, Fuel efficient tires, Green tires, Robert Saul

March 30, 2015

Mighty’s new videos educate consumers

Mighty Distributing System of America Inc. has produced a series of educational animated videos for consumers that explain key vehicle services.

Tags: Consumer Education, Mighty Distributing System of America Inc.

The General HS long haul steer tire will be available in May 2015.
March 30, 2015

General brand launches three tires at MATS

In celebration of 100 years of innovation, experience and reliability, Continental Tire the Americas LLC's General Tire brand unveiled three new highway truck tires at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, KY.

Tags: 2015 MATS, Drive tire, General HD, General HS, General HT, Steer tires, Trailer tires, Truck tires

March 30, 2015

Correction: It’s Horizon, not Linglong

In our March issue, we mistakenly listed Linglong Tire Co. Ltd. as the company of record for the Antares brand of winter tires. The tires, which are not produced by Linglong, are distributed by Horizon Tire Inc. in the United States.

Tags: Winter tires

March 30, 2015

Yokohama's new U.S. plant is almost complete

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi LLC’s (YTMM) new commercial tire plant in West Point, Mississippi, is set to open in October 2015.

Tags: New plants, Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi

March 30, 2015

Bridgestone shares its sustainable success

Bridgestone Americas Inc. showcased its innovation and achievements in sustainable manufacturing at the “Sustainability in Manufacturing: Sharing Environmental, Energy and Waste Reduction Practices” event hosted by the NCEast Alliance.

Tags: Bridgestone One Team One Planet, Greer Tidwell, Michael Darr, Sustainability

Yamaha prepares multiple teams for motorcycle racing championships in 2015.
March 30, 2015

Yamaha's Official Race Teams Continue Their Hunt For Glory

Yamaha's Official Racing Teams take the next step in preparing for the 2015 road racing season with a big pre-season shakedown at Circuit d'Alcarras, Spain.

Tags: Circuit d'Alcarras, Yamaha, Yamaha's Official Racing Teams

March 30, 2015

Goodyear names 32nd highway hero

A truck driver who saved a law enforcement official from being strangled by a prisoner was named the 32nd Goodyear Highway Hero.

Tags: 2015 MATS, Clinton Blackburn, Gary Medalis, Goodyear Highway Hero

March 30, 2015

DENSO earns award from parts group

DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc. has received the Distinguished Original Equipment Partner Award from Automotive Parts Associates (APA) Inc.

Tags: Automotive Parts Associates, Bill Cook, Frank Cisek

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