The new Hakkapeliitta R5 and Hakkapeliitta R5 SUV tires from Nokian Tyres plc bring "a whole new level of safety to customers" and "will make winter driving more predictable than ever," says Steve Bourassa, Nokian's director of products.
From economic issues to new and used car availability, there are plenty of outside forces impacting the tire industry. Analyst John Healy discusses these topics and why he thinks tier-one tiremakers are in a good spot for 2022.
The whole tire industry is waiting to see what happens next as Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. integrates the Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. business into its portfolio. One thing John Healy knows is that Goodyear has found even more savings than the $165 million the tiremaker initially expected to realize.
The induction of five individuals into the new California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) Hall of Fame highlighted last week's CTDA/1-800 EveryRim New Year Luncheon, which took place in Santa Fe Springs. Calif.
U.S. AutoForce LLC has finalized an agreement to acquire Max Finkelstein Inc. The deal is expected to close on Jan. 31. Max Finkelstein will operate as a division of U.S. AutoForce "under the management of the current leadership team," say U.S. AutoForce officials.
Last year was a busy one for members of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association, says Anne Forristall Luke, the association’s president and CEO. This year is shaping up to be just as action-packed, she explains in this interview.