At the final in-season test of the year, held straight after the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Pirelli’s 2015 tires were seen for the first time – although there were no dedicated Pirelli test days, with each team concentrating on its own independent program.
Tags: formula One, Paul Hembery, Pirelli, Pirelli P Zero
RNR Custom Wheels and Tire Express of Hampton, Va., recently raised $7,000 for the Peninsula Society to Prevent Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), a no-kill facility that houses animals waiting to be adopted.
Tags: Fundraiser, RNR Custom Wheels and Tire Express
Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. has opened a new retail and commercial tires and service center location in Tucson, Ariz.
Tags: Bob Purcell, Juanita Purcell, new stores, Purcell Tire & Rubber Co.
In the wake of the preliminary determination by the United States Department of Commerce (DOC) to impose additional tariffs on consumer tire imports from China, two companies have openly expressed their disappointment in the decision.
Tags: Chinese imports, DOC, Maxwell Wee, Tire tariffs
Mazda North American Operations announced that certain Mazda6 vehicles built from Oct. 25, 2012, through Oct. 10, 2014, do not comply with the detection requirement specified in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard for Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) illumination.
Tags: Mazda6, TPMS recall
The twelfth and final round of the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship will take place in San Luis, Argentina this weekend, and the top teams are gearing up for one last push to become the first ever World Rallycross Teams’ Champion on Cooper tires.
Tags: Cooper Tire Europe, Cooper Tires, FIA World Rallycross Championship, World RX
Mitas will display new motocross tires at Red Bull Day in the Dirt No. 17 in Glen Helen, Calif. The event is part of MX Woodstock, to be held Nov. 28 to 30.
Tags: Glen Helen Raceway, Motocross, MX Woodstock
Trelleborg Wheel Systems continued its push of radial tire technology in Mexico, and demonstrated its radial tires at the Expo Agroalimentaria from Nov. 11-14 in Irapuato, Mexico.
Tags: Agroalimentaria, Mexico, Trelleborg Maximo R1
Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. has announced a safety recall campaign on approximately 175,000 Toyo and Nitto brand tires intended for light trucks, SUVs and vans -- including those used in commercial applications.
Tags: Nitto Dura Grappler, Tire recall, Toyo Open Country
Pirelli Tire North America Inc. named new leadership to head its operations in North America, effective January 2015. Pierluigi Dinelli will be appointed CEO and chairman of Pirelli’s NAFTA region, replacing Paolo Ferrari, who will become CEO of the Pirelli Latin America region.
Tags: Hirings, Paolo Ferrari, Pierluigi Dinelli
New tariffs have been levied on consumer tire imports from China. When will importers in the United States have to pay the price?
Tags: Alpio Barbara, Chinese imports, DOC, Redwood General Tire, Tire tariffs
The Hybrid Shop LLC (THS) is growing quickly to keep pace with the hybrid electric vehicle market. Twenty-five dealers joined its service network in the last year. Plans for 2015 include stand-alone franchises, a national warranty plan and a credit card program.
Tags: hybrid electric vehicles, Matt Curry, The Hybrid Shop
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