American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) will begin shipping products out of a new 1-million-square-foot warehouse in Blakeslee, Pa., on Dec. 3, 2018.
MaddenCo Inc. received requests from more than 400 customer locations for its new web-based software following a demonstration at its 2018 Users’ Conference.
Groupe Michelin posted net sales of 16.2 billion euros for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2018. That compares to net sales of 16.4 billion euros for the same period last year.
Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. has added a line of rugged terrain tires with a dual sidewall design to the Renegade family. Functionally, the new Renegade Rugged RT+ falls between the company’s all-terrain and mud terrain lines.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC has added the 16-inch Conti LAR 3 to its commercial light truck tire portfolio.
Benoit Rivallant will succeed Mathias Heimann as the president of European Operations for Apollo Tyres Ltd.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. was the first tire manufacturer to sell tires online. Now it has taken the next step toward creating a seamless transaction.
Oriente Tire USA has been named the exclusive distributor of Petlas brand tires for passenger vehicles in the U.S.
A tire store owner who trusts his or her employees can focus on the future, not the present. Without trust, an owner will be at the store 24/7/365. But how do you learn to trust your employees? By becoming almost militant on process.
Tenneco Inc. added 21 part numbers to its Monroe Quick-Strut premium replacement strut assemblies in October 2018, expanding coverage to an additional 4.2 million vehicles in North America.
American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) has reached an agreement in principle with holders of a majority of its term loans to support a restructuring plan that will reduce its debt by approximately $1.1 billion and increase financial flexibility.
Ateq TPMS Tools LC has added the IntelliSens Universal sensor to its tire pressure management system tool software.
Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. will increase prices up to 5% on passenger, light truck, SUV and CUV tires. All Giti truck and bus radial (TBR) tires will cost more, too.
In the wee hours of Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) announced it was reorganizing under U.S. Bankruptcy Code protection. In a letter to employees the CEO answered the all-important question: "Is ATD going out of business?"
Arnie Sperling, a longtime Los Angeles tire dealer who was instrumental in the formation of the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) as a founding shareholder, died on Oct. 2, 2018. He was 74.