Nokian Tyres plc is completing work on its third tire testing facility, a $73 million center south of Madrid, Spain, that features 10 tracks and will be used to test products for the North American market and beyond.
Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions has improved its free transit shipping times across the United States. The enhancements impact Blackburn's next day (one business day) and second day (two business days) shipping zones.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. plans to invest $122 million to increase daily production capacity from 8,250 tires to 14,300 tires for passenger cars, light trucks and medium trucks at its plant near Buffalo, N.Y.
It used to be that flashy sports cars ruled the ultra-high performance (UHP) tire market. But the market has also expanded as the car parc has changed. With more vehicles tuned with more performance-focused features, tiremakers have followed suit with more complex tires. The result is a healthy UHP tire market — one dealers can't afford to ignore.
TBC Corp. continued to express thanks for medical workers by having its Tire Kingdom Service Centers deliver treats to Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital and Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart in Pensacola, Fla.
RNR Tire Express had a banner year in 2020. During the year, 12 RNR Tire Express franchise stores opened. And there's more to come, as the Tampa, Fla.-based company has signed development agreements to open more than 47 additional stores.
In the latest dealer forum hosted by Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc., the maker of Falken-brand tires says January results point to plenty of hopeful signs for the rest of 2021. Here’s a roundup of five things to watch.