Floods, strikes and "volatile raw material prices" could not prevent Apollo Tyres Ltd. from increasing its global sales by 23% in the second quarter of its 2018-2019 fiscal year.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. plans to break ground on a three-year, $40 million expansion project at its Warren County, Tenn., truck and bus radial (TBR) tire manufacturing plant by the end of 2018.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. posted net income of close to 11.3 billion yen on net sales of 285 billion yen for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2018. That compares to income of 11.7 billion yen on sales of 295.2 billion yen for the same period in fiscal 2017.
Pirelli Tire North America Inc. will increase the price of its passenger and light truck tires in the United States.
Jerome Lentz of Challenger Lifts Inc. has been elected chairman of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), the trade association dedicated to vehicle lift safety.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. posted net income of 16.3 billion yen on net sales of 460.8 billion yen for the first three quarters of the year ended Sept. 30, 2018. That compares to income of 21.8 billion yen on sales of 455.5 billion yen in the year-ago period.
There's another big change afoot in the North American tire distribution landscape. This time, it's in Canada. Groupe Touchette Inc. is acquiring Atlas Tire Wholesale Inc. The combined companies expect sales to reach between $550 million and $650 million.
The Triangle TRS02 premium all-position TBR tire is designed to offer a practical solution for regional and urban haul operations.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC will kick off the new year with new prices on Continental- and General-brand passenger and light truck tires.
Michelin North America Inc. will increase prices of both its commercial and passenger tires.
Nokian Tyres plc has added the WR G4 SUV for sport utility vehicles and crossover models to its all-weather product line.
The Falken Ziex CT60 all-season tire is specifically designed for modern crossover utility vehicles. Falken Tire Corp. says the Ziex CT60 provides a combination of long tread life and all-weather safety.
During its 2018 Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) announced several new initiatives.
ASA Automotive Systems Inc. used the 2018 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show to celebrate its 30th birthday and last year’s launch of its TireMaster GTX software. It also took the opportunity to tease tire dealers about its next product.
Members of the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) and employees of Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels celebrated a new partnership and a new tire at the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.