Benoit Rivallant will succeed Mathias Heimann as the president of European Operations for Apollo Tyres Ltd.
Walmart Inc. and Advance Auto Parts Inc. are bringing an automotive specialty store to the general merchandise retailer’s website in the first half of 2019, and tires will be among the products sold there.
The Timken Co. has released a “Cost of Comebacks Calculator” designed to show potential hidden costs associated with using inferior parts.
A franchisee of Jiffy Lube International Inc. locations is in the midst of a major growth spurt. SRE Group recently opened its 29th Jiffy Lube location, and has two more stores that are expected to open in Nevada by the end of 2018. And yes, the group is selling tires.
Eight customers of Federal Mogul Motorparts will enjoy the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nev., as winners of the top prize in the “Stay Cool With Wagner” promotion.
Monro Inc. will report its fiscal 2019 second quarter earnings on Oct. 25, 2018.
Point S Development has updated its private label winter tire. The Winterstar 4 is available to Point S dealers in Europe.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has added to its senior team. Rebecca Vest joins the company as senior vice president of procurement and strategic sourcing partnerships and Andrea Arrowsmith will serve as vice president of transformation initiatives and the enterprise project management office.
Vehicle Inspection Systems Inc. (VIS) took home the award for best new product or service at the 2018 BusCon, a transportation show hosted by Modern Tire Dealer's sister publication, Metro Magazine.
The Point S network in Canada is growing again, opening eight new stores in the Atlantic provinces.
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.
Sears Holdings Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company will close another 142 stores by the end of the year, and CEO and Chairman Edward Lampert will step down as CEO.
Mighty Auto Parts is offering up to $130 in rebates for consumers in a promotion during October and November 2018.
The owners of Precision Motors, an independent auto repair and tire store in Mystic, Conn., have retired and sold their business to Icahn Automotive Group.