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April 16, 2014

Americas MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

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

April 16, 2014

Vogue Tyre opens 17th Custom Center

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.

The new Tire Advisor mobile app from Bridgestone allows users to compare truck and bus tires, Bandag
April 15, 2014

Mobile app helps shop for commercial tires

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

April 15, 2014

Omni United's CEO receives recognition

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

April 15, 2014

Nexen Tire partners with four baseball teams

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

Falken reports changes in sales, marketing teams
April 15, 2014

Falken reports changes in sales, marketing teams

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

April 15, 2014

Pep Boys reports loss for quarter

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

John Boynton joined Bridgestone in 1998 as a Fleet Sales Representative, and was promoted to
April 15, 2014

Boynton leads Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

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

April 15, 2014

Goodyear hit multiple milestones, Kramer says

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 leads Porsche in GT battle at Long Beach.
April 15, 2014

Michelin helps Corvette claim first victory at Long Beach

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

Dennis McCarron brings nearly two decades of experience in retail store management and employee
April 15, 2014

DSP adds McCarron to management team

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

ContiTech 2014 belt catalog now available
April 14, 2014

ContiTech 2014 belt catalog now available

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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