A nationwide survey commissioned by Bridgestone Americas Inc. found that while teens say texting and driving is dangerous, distracted driving persists as young drivers continue to text behind the wheel. The company is sponsoring a scholarship contest to encourage teens to drive responsibly.
Tags: Bridgestone Americas Inc., driving and texting, Teens Drive Smart program
If it's Tuesday, it must be TRIB Tech Tuesday!
Centric Parts, a North American manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems, has introduced a front axle StopTech Big Brake Kit for the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST.
Tags: Centric Parts, StopTech Big Brake Kit
Tire service equipment seems to last forever. How many of you have a 20-year-old tire changer? How about 30 years old?
Tags: Performance Handbook, Tire service equipment, UHP tires
When you get a chance to talk with top tire company executives from one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world, you jump at the chance.
Tags: B.O.B., Steve McClellan
Gaither Tool Co. Inc. says the Winntec Smart Tire Cart (P/N G471147HD) holds 15-inch and higher rim diameter passenger tires up to truck size 245/70R19.5 and can move mounted tires and wheel sets and stacks of tires eight to 10 high.
Tags: Gaither Tool Co. Inc., Smart Tire Cart
ASA Automotive Systems has appointed Mary Carbonneau controller. Her responsibilities will include overseeing all of ASA’s accounting operations, management reporting and compliance/control.
Tags: ASA, ASA Automotive Systems, Computers, Mary Carbonneau, Software
The hotel registration deadline for the 2014 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) in Rosemont, Ill., has been extended until Friday, April 25. GAAS will take place on May 20- 21.
Tags: 2014 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium, Denny Welvaert
DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc. has received the branded manufacturer of the year award from the Automotive Parts Associates (APA).
Tags: Automotive Parts Associates, DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc., Fran Labun
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has narrowed the choices of names for its new airship to 10 out of nearly 15,000 unique submissions to its national “Name the Blimp” contest.
Tags: Goodyear blimp, Name the Blimp contest
ACDelco announced that it is now easy for consumers with smartphones to get car care tips, product information or the location of the nearest ACDelco Professional Service Center Program participant with www.acdelco.com at their fingertips.
Tags: ACDelco, Chris Brandt, Mobile Websites
Tireweb Marketing has announced the release of TirewebLocal, a web directory and reviews management service designed for tire dealers and auto repair shops.
Tags: Matthew Walker, Tireweb Marketing, TirewebLocal
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