The new ADS 325 and ADS 625 scan tools from Bosch Automotive Service Solutions feature full diagnostic capabilities including system scans, data stream, special tests, bi-directional controls, and repair information.
Max Finkelstein Inc. (MFI) is partnering with Falken Tire Corp. to distribute Falken and Ohtsu brand passenger and light truck tires throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S.
Three years ago, Uniroyal dealers told Michelin North America Inc. the Uniroyal brand needed to be strengthened and refreshed. Based on the feedback, Michelin started a series of initiatives that have come to fruition this year.
Bridgestone Corp. posted net sales of 1.77 trillion yen for the first six months of 2018. That compares to sales of 1.74 trillion yen for the same period in fiscal 2017.
Hankook Tire Corp. Ltd. posted net sales of 1.7 trillion won for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. That compares to sales of 1.66 trillion won for the same period in fiscal 2017.
Pirelli & Cie SpA has found a way to compete in the 36th America's Cup. Pirelli and Prada SpA will co-sponsor the Luna Rossa Challenge team in the sailing competition.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named Joseph Saoud president ot Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Latin America.
Success in its Tire Business unit partially offset overall decreases in Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.'s sales and operating income in the first half of fiscal 2018.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. reported net income of 17.8 billion yen on net sales of 309.7 billion yen for the half year ended June 30, 2018. That compares to income of 15.0 billion yen on sales of 304.2 billion yen for the first half of 2016.
New HexChex Multi-Size loose wheel nut indicators from Ken-Tool Corp. are designed to offer very wide application coverage in four SKUs, dramatically cutting inventory costs.
American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) has launched a $1 million ad campaign highlighting the work of its Tire Pros franchisees. The message is hassle-free customer service.
Auto Profit Masters LLC (APM) has introduced a cloud-based shop management system called Shop 4D that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to run repair shops.
Pirelli & Cie SpA posted net income of 181.9 million euros on net sales of more than 2.6 billion euros for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. That compares to income of 67.6 million euros on sales of nearly 2.7 billion euros for the same period in fiscal 2017.
Continental AG posted net income of 822.1 million euros on net sales of 11.3 billion euros for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended June 30. That compares to income of 745.4 million euros on sales of 11 billion euros for the same period last year.
Kumho Tire USA Inc. has combined all-season capability with performance for its newest tire, the Ecsta PA51. The ultra-high performance tire is available in 43 sizes, with a dozen more sizes to be added later this year.