Hercules Tires has added five sizes to its popular Hercules Terra Trac D/T line. The premium, multi-purpose commercial traction tire is designed for a range of on- and off-road applications.
Tags: Hercules Terra Trac, Steven Liu
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has added a new SmartWay-verified drive tire to its commercial line-up. The Toyo M650 is designed for regional haul service and higher-torque operating conditions.
Tags: Drive tire, Lowell Slimp, SmartWay, Toyo M
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named TJ Higgins president, consumer U.S. and Canada, for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC. The hiring will be effective Nov. 3, 2014.
Tags: Gordon Knapp, Hirings, TJ Higgins
In sweltering conditions at Malaysia’s Sepang Circuit last Sunday, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won his twelfth race of the 2014 season ahead of the determined Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively.
Tags: Bridgestone, Malaysian Grand Prix, Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda, Sepang Circuit
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s third-quarter sales in North America decreased 6% compared to the previous year. The nearly $2.1 billion total represented 44.1% of the company's total net sales.
Tags: Goodyear financials
BKT Tires Inc.'s new warehouse in Wando, S.C., is open for business. The first shipments of BKT OTR tires arrived at the warehouse in September and began shipping to dealers this month.
Tags: Inventory control, New warehouse, OTR tires, Shawn Rasey
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $161 million on net sales of $4.6 billion for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014. That compares to income of $166 million on sales of $5 billion for the same period last year.
Tags: Goodyear financials, OE tires, Rich Kramer, Tire tariffs
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. will showcase its products in three areas at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas.
Tags: 2014 SEMA Show, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., Toyo Tires Treadpass
ASA Automotive Systems will demonstrate the latest release of its TireMaster software systems for retail, wholesale and commercial tire dealers in booth #40013 in the Global Tire Expo section of the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas.
Tags: 2014 SEMA Show, ASA Automotive Systems, TireMaster software
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has added a demonstration of Caterpillar Inc.’s Cat equipment line to the 2015 OTR Conference set for Feb. 18-21 in Tucson, Arizona.
Tags: 2015 OTR Conference, Cat Equipment Demo
Team Nitto Ultra4 Drivers SEMA 2014 Appearance
Tags: SEMA Show, Team Nitto, Ultra4 Drivers
Which tire brand fared the best in the latest Consumer Reports (CR) tire tests? If you said Michelin, always a perennial high finisher in CR testing, you would be correct.
Tags: Consumer Reports, Continental CrossContact, Continental ExtremeWinterContact, Cooper Discoverer, Falken WildPeak, Goodyear Assurance TripleTred, Goodyear Wrangler, Hankook Dynapro, Michelin Latitude, Michelin LTX, Nokian Hakkapeliitta, Pirelli Scorpion Verde, SUV tires
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