Continental Tire the Americas LLC (Continental) will supply CrossContact LX20 tires in size 275/55R20 for six General Motors Co. (GM) 2014 sport utility vehicle models.
Tags: Continental Tire the Americas LLC, CrossContact LX20
Tenneco Inc. has expanded its line of Monroe OESpectrum shock absorbers and struts to cover virtually all domestic and foreign nameplate passenger vehicle models.
Tags: Monroe OESpectrum line, shocks and struts, Tenneco Inc.
Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. will showcase two new passenger tires for the U.S. market at booth #40203 at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas.
Tags: 2014 SEMA Show, Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd.
Falken Tire Corp. has opened a distribution center in Joliet, Ill. The facility will service tire dealers in the Chicago area metroplex and across the Midwest and into central Canada.
Tags: Distribution centers, Falken Tire Corp.
Tire Discounters Inc. has named Patrick Mathews chief financial officer.
Tags: management changes, Patrick Mathews, Paul Brunner, Tire Discounters Inc.
The Aftermarket Foundation has named Susan Medick, chief financial and operations officer for the Auto Care Association (ACA), to its board of trustees. She will serve on the board's finance and marketing and public relations committees.
Tags: Aftermarket Foundation, Bob Hirsch, Susan Medick
Mitchell 1 has added a low score diagnostics feature to the consumer reviews offered in its customer retention and new customer acquisition service, SocialCRM.
Tags: customer feedback, Mitchell 1, Web sites
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
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
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