The Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC has named Jason Rook its next president and CEO. Rook will replace Dave Marks, who is retiring this year after successfully leading the group for the past five years.
In its recently published financials. Monro Inc. said that it “has executed a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire four additional stores in Iowa and one additional store in Illinois, further expanding the company’s reach in the Midwest region.”
Point S tire dealers in the U.S. closed the 2022 books with a 10% increase in sales and a multi-faceted plan to keep those increases coming in the future. That plan includes rolling out the welcome mat for new dealers who are looking for buying power, but aren’t necessarily ready to rebrand and commit to the blue and green way of life.
Yokohama Tire Corp. is rolling out its new trailer tire, the 114R medium truck tire, which is designed for fleets and owner-operators who are looking to maximize tire life in regional haul and spread-axle operations. The tire will be available on March 1.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has introduced the M863 all-position radial tire designed for increased durability for on- and off-highway fleets. The M863 was made for tough trucks, concrete mixers, dump trucks, construction fleets and logging trucks.