Shoppers are spending less time making purchasing decisions and they want a simpler shopping experience. These were some of the findings from the most recent Synchrony Major Purchase Study of consumer behavior.
TBC Brands LLC has introduced an enhanced version of its Sailun Advantage truck tire warranty.
Transportation data provider INRIX reports that overall daily national traffic volume for consumers, local fleets and long-haul trucks was down 38% for March 21-27, relative to Feb. 22-28.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. will restart its North American commercial tire plants on April 13. Its consumer tire manufacturing plants in North America and Latin America are scheduled to reopen the first week in May, with some facilities possibly opening sooner.
Myers Tire Supply says it has increased its inventory levels and enhanced its supply chains to “fully support our customers” during the COVID-19 crisis.
Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. resumed tire production at its factory in Hangzhou Qiantang New District in China, and the company says its plants in China and Thailand are both running at full capacity to meet customer needs.
The Auto Care Association and Dentons US LLP will co-host a webinar on Small Business Administration loans during the COVID-19 crisis on April 8 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.
On April 7, Bobit Business Media, parent company of Modern Tire Dealer, Auto Service Professional and other publications, will host the webinar “Navigating the CARES Act for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses with Fleets.”
The impact of COVID-19 on independent tire dealerships has been swift and profound. Starting this week, MTD will share stories of dealers who are grappling with this unprecedented situation.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will keep its tire manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Mexico closed for at least another two weeks. Cooper's plants in Europe also remain shut down.
In addition to small business loans available through the recently passed CARES Act, Congress has extended other benefits to businesses.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has extended its shutdown of tire manufacturing plants in the Americas "until further notice."
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.'s new Toyo NanoEnergy M671 super-regional tire delivers superior traction, optimized fuel efficiency and excellent tread life.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has added to its commercial truck tire line with the introduction of the Toyo NanoEnergy M671 super regional drive tire.
The recently signed CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act has established a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) designed to provide relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
Ralph “Buddy” Snow Jr., a former executive of the Oliver Rubber Co. who helped found the Tread Rubber & Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers Group (TRMG) and the Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) died March 10. He was 83.
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