The new M588 heavy duty on/off-road drive tire Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is designed for severe service applications including oil, gas, mining, and logging operations.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has launched a new fuel-efficient long-haul drive tire: the TY577 MC2. Now available in the U.S., the SmartWay-verified TY577 MC2 comes in sizes 295/75R22.5, 11R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5, and is also offered in 16-ply construction.
As of Sept. 1, 2017, newly manufactured towable recreation vehicles (RVs) with 13-inch and larger wheels must ride on radial, not bias, tires. The new standard may require aftermarket tire dealers to rethink inventories of special trailer (ST) tires.
On a scale of 1 to 10, what grade would you give commercial tire makers for the sales and service support they provide your dealership?
The TBC Purchasing Group is responsible for the acquisition of all goods for resale by the sales channel of TBC Corp. As a result, Bill Dashiell, senior vice president of the group’s Commercial Tire Division, not only serves as a commercial tire marketing manager, but also acts as a liaison to the TBC Wholesale Group.
Although demand for retreads is increasing, low-cost imported tires continue to squeeze profitability. Aggressive truck stop chains, manufacturer price increases and supply issues are the latest headwinds.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named a new leader for its commercial tire group in the U.S. and Canada. Scott Damon will replace Kurt Danielson, who is retiring after 23 years at Bridgestone.
On any business day, two to four bays are generating up to 40% of business at the North Gateway Tire Co. Inc. store in Medina, Ohio.
Crop genetics improve farmers’ yields, but stronger plant stalks take a destructive toll on implement tires. Bigger implements boost agricultural output, but the extra weight increases the risk of soil compaction. Growers are asking tire dealers for solutions, especially to combat stubble damage.
Pirelli’s TP Commercial Solutions LLC division has launched the first tire in the Pentathlon product family. The new Pentathlon D is a premium drive tire for the long haul market in North America.
McCarthy Tire Service Co. is expanding its commercial tire business with the acquisition of a fellow Pennsylvania tire dealer's commercial division.
Yokohama Tire Corp. will introduce an off-the-road (OTR) radial all-weather tire at ConExpo in Las Vegas, March 7-11, 2017. The new The MYX S01 will be displayed in booth #C22231.
Now there are five. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC is the latest tire company to announce price increases in 2017.