Gaurav Kumar has been elevated to the role of chief financial officer at Apollo Tyres Ltd. He joined Apollo in 2004 and previously served the company as group head of corporate strategy and finance.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. recently announced an additional title for one of its senior managers.
Matt Hanchana is being promoted to sales technical service manager at Giti Tire (USA) Ltd., with responsibilities for delivering the development and execution of the company’s sales technical service actions.
General Motor Corp.’s ACDelco brand has launched its first product promotion of the year. “Take a Shot with ACDelco” runs through March 31, 2015.
Apollo Tyres Ltd. posted net income of more than 1.8 billion rupees on net sales of 31 billion rupees for its third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014. That compares to income of nearly 3.4 billion rupees on sales of 35.6 billion rupees for the same period in 2013.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has given Tatsuo Mitsuhata additional responsibilities.
Tenneco Inc. reports that this fall, motorists can save on qualifying Walker catalytic converters through Walker’s “Converter Rewards” promotion.
Brake Parts Inc. LLC (BPI) has announced the launch of its Raybestos brand’s Camaro sweepstakes promotion, which will run through Sept. 15, 2014.
Tenneco Inc. is beginning the second leg of its “Shockmobile” North American tour in mid-July with visits to Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis and dozens of other Midwest cities.
This summer, Hercules Tires, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Tire Distributors Inc., is running the Hercules Tires Warrior Weekend Sweepstakes from June 18 through Aug. 8, 2014.
To promote its “Everything Gets Old. Even Your Shocks” campaign, Tenneco Inc. is taking a 25-foot-long, 10-foot-high, translucent Monroe OESpectrum shock absorber on wheels to more than 50 North American cities this summer and fall.
Tenneco Inc.’s Walker Emissions Control brand has launched a new counter person promotion to encourage the sales of premium Walker mufflers and welded assemblies, Walker Ultra and CalCat direct-fit catalytic converters. The new “Exhaust Extravaganza” promotion offers a $5 prepaid card for every qualifying Walker product sale.
Virginia Tire & Auto hosted racing legend and Firestone brand spokesman Mario Andretti on Thursday, April 3, at its location in the Broadlands community in Ashburn, Va.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.