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.
Bartec USA LLC has updated the software for its tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) tool, and the latest update includes added coverage for Rite-Sensor and model year 2020 vehicles.
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.
Nokian Tyres plc has extended the temporary closure of its tire plant in Dayton, Tenn.
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.
Nokian Tyres plc will restart production at its tire factory in Vsevolozhsk, Russia, as scheduled on Monday, April 6.
Kumho Tire Co. Inc.'s Solus 4S HA32 tire has won the 2020 Red Dot Design Award in the transportation category.
Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. (ZC Rubber) says it has resumed full production at its tire factory in Hangzhou Qiantang New District. Here's a look at the tiremaker's return to full capacity after the effects of COVID-19.
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.
Craig Tate, president of Tate Boys Tire & Service LLC, which has seven retail locations throughout Oklahoma, said the impact of COVID-19 on his dealership was nearly immediate.
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.
Pirelli & Cie SpA expects the coronavirus will cause an 18% drop in the replacement tire market globally. The numbers are slightly worse for the original equipment market.
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.
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