Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. has begun reducing the production of passenger and light truck tires at its Pictou County plant in Nova Scotia. The reduction will continue through June 30, 2015.
More consumer tires are sold through the independent tire dealer distribution channel than any other, by far. However, it is not the fastest growing channel.
What tire sizes should you keep in inventory? That is a question every tire dealer asks himself or herself regularly.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has been awarded the 2013 Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence (IRPE) Silver Award for its farm tire operation in Des Moines, Iowa.
Last year was a good one for truck tire retreading. There was not only an uptick in the number of retreaded truck tires, but also an increase in the average price per retread.
Michelin North America Inc. is in the process of reducing production of BFGoodrich consumer tires in the United States. The reason is a drop in demand.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC received a rebate worth more than $350,000 for the green initiatives implemented at its La Vergne, Tenn., tire manufacturing plant.
What consumer tire sizes should you stock in 2013? The 2013 Modern Tire Dealer Facts Issue has the answer for you.
The days of the traditional "oil, lube and filter" are gone. There are a number of reasons for this.
More truck tires in the United States are retreaded using the Bandag precure system than any other. The Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Group oversees Bandag retreading.
The best word to describe overall tire shipments in the United States in 2013 compared to 2012 is "flat." So says the 2013 Modern Tire Dealer Facts Issue.
The energy management system at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s manufacturing facility in Texarkana, Ark., was recently certified "as meeting requirements of both ISO 50001:2011 and ANSI/MSE 50021:2012.
One year ago, Marangoni Tread North America Inc. invested $7.5 million to construct a plant in Madison, Tenn., to produce Unitread precure treads. A celebration of that one-year anniversary was recently hosted by CEO and President Bill Sweatman and Manufacturing Manager Chanthavy Vongsamphanh.
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.