"Make no mistake, there's a difference between producing HVA tires and the curing of a 15-inch tire versus a 20-inch tire," says Gordon Knapp, CEO and president of Bridgestone Americas Inc.

CEO Knapp Answered All Our Questions About Bridgestone

Modern Tire Dealer had the opportunity to sit down with Gordon Knapp, CEO and president of Bridgestone Americas Inc., at the company’s recently held consumer tire business meeting in Los Angeles.  Knapp took over this position in September when Gary Garfield retired.


Simple Tire to Donate 5% of Sales on Veterans Day

Simple Tire LLC is pledging 5% of all sales on Veterans Day 2016, Nov. 11, to the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization, which provides help to the families of soldiers who have been wounded or killed in combat operations.


Michelin Dealer Says Enough Is Enough

Michelin North America Inc.’s decision to sell BFGoodrich tires online in the greater Charlotte, N.C., area, elicited plenty of negative responses from tire dealers.

Michelin will begin selling BFGoodrich brand tires to consumers through its website in September. The g-Force Comp-2 A/S tire is pictured.

Michelin To Sell BFGoodrich Tires Online

Michelin North America Inc. will begin selling BFGoodrich brand tires online direct to consumers in September 2016. Online sales initially will launch in the greater Charlotte, N.C., area.

"I am confident that we can meet our commitment of rolling out the first tires from the Hungarian plant by early 2017," said Apollo Chairman Onkar S Kanwar.

Confident Kanwar Lays Out Apollo's Strategy

In his speech to Apollo Tyres Ltd.'s shareholders at the 43rd Annual General Meeting, Chairman Ankar S Kanwar said the company is financially secure heading into the future. That includes selling tires online.

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