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Plant shutdowns during the first half of 2020 have affected tire production worldwide....


Bridgestone Tire Production Down 33% in First Half of 2020

Bridgestone Corp. is accepting unpredictability and bracing for the possibility of a second wave of the coronavirus in Japan and abroad. In establishing its first financial forecast of the year, the tiremaker says it is assuming a drop in demand in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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B&J Offers Regrooving Blades

B&J regrooving blades increase truck tire mileage.

B&J regrooving blades are made of high-quality steel and hardened in a special process. B&J blades are available as round-bottomed blades or flat-bottomed blades in different sizes.


CEO Brett Ponton Is Leaving Monro

Brett Ponton has resigned as CEO and president of Monro Inc., and as a result the company's chairman of the board of directors, Robbert Mellor, will take over as interim CEO.


AAPEX 2020 Goes Virtual

AAPEX 2020 will be an online-only event, due to restrictions on gatherings and travel in the...

The Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo (AAPEX) has canceled its in-person tradeshow for 2020 due to COVID-19, and instead will offer a virtual experience for attendees.


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Nokian's Sales in the Americas Cut in Half

Nokian Tyres’ business in the Americas was among the regions hit hard in the second quarter of 2020, with sales falling by more than half. The company has also delayed the recruitment of a second shift of workers for its new U.S. factory.


Continental Offers Cooling Fans for Hybrids

Continental is offering Hybrid Battery Cooling Fans for 2003-2017 vehicles.

Continental now offers a wide range of OE quality Hybrid Battery Cooling Fans for popular hybrids from model years 2003-2017. Formerly only available from the dealer, Continental has 16 part numbers available for exact replacement on hybrid models from Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, KIA, and Toyota.


Bridgestone DriveGuard Comes in 50+ Sizes

The DriveGuard tire is designed to provide a quiet, comfortable ride, along with the reassurance...

Since endurance and longevity are important to consumers when shopping for tires, the Bridgestone DriveGuard run-flat tires are designed to withstand harsh road conditions and provide confident control.