Michelin North America Inc. recently teamed up with Delta Airlines and a non-profit, Best Defense Organization, to bring 29 World War II Veterans back to the beaches of Normandy, France, 78 years after D-Day.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. will make race tires at its new production facility in Akron, Ohio. The plant - named the Advanced Tire Production Center - will produce all 25,000 Firestone Firehawk race tires for the NTT IndyCar Series.
Pomp’s Tire Service Inc. has purchased Whalen Tire, and added nine stores and two Bandag retread plants to its operations. The acquisition marks Pomp’s farthest move west, with Whalen stores in Montana and Washington.
The Joint Channel Forecast Model, presented by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association says total U.S. light duty automotive aftermarket sales are forecasted to increase 8.5% in 2022, totaling $356.5 billion.