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Sullivan Tire Will Take Over 2 Direct Tire Locations

Longtime Manager Steps Into Ownership of Flagship Store

Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. will acquire two of the four retail stores in Massachusetts previously owned and operated by Barry Steinberg. The longtime manager of the flagship Direct Tire and Auto Service store in Watertown, Mass., will become its new owner.


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GY Cooper

Goodyear-Cooper Deal Could Close Earlier

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is expected to finalize during the second half of 2021, as originally projected, according to Cooper President and CEO Brad Hughes. "However, the transaction could close earlier."


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APo

Apollo to Hike Vredestein Tire Prices

Apollo Tyres is raising the price of its Vredestein brand off-highway and passenger and light truck tires up to 8%. Off-highway tire prices will increase on June 1. Passenger and light truck tire prices will go up on July 1.


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Aspa

Aspa Wins Fountain Tire MVP Award

Jaecen Aspa, owner of Fountain Tire's Terrace, British Columbia, location has received Fountain Tire's Most Valuable Player award for his "entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm," according to Fountain officials.


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Bridgestone Americas Promotes Damon, Other Executives

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has made a number of organizational changes, including promoting Scott Damon to chief operating officer. He will be responsible for Bridgestone's core tire business, which includes the company's consumer, commercial truck and bus, OTR, ag and Latin America segments.


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