B&J Rocket America Inc. has hired Ignacio Vega as a key account manager for Latin America.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC has released a tire line with an embedded tire pressure management system (TPMS) sensor installed from the factory.
Nokian Tyres plc is building a research and development center focused on heavy commercial tires at its headquarters in Nokia, Finland. It's the company's second major investment in the heavy tire segment in the past year.
Online tire retailer TireGet offers credit financing for consumers through a new partnership with Synchrony Financial.
A new video on YouTube shows how robotics and advanced automation at a Thailand factory are being used to produce Double Coin tires for the North American market.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has updated the tread compound for its Bandag retread product for refuse applications. The Bandag BDM3 is designed to last longer and provide better traction and cut and chip resistance than the previous model, the BDM2.
Prometeon Tyre Group, the maker of Pirelli-brand truck, bus, farm and off-the-road tires, is dramatically expanding its production capacity in Turkey.
The Triangle TRS02 premium all-position TBR tire is designed to offer a practical solution for regional and urban haul operations.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will increase the prices of its commercial tires and retreads, and some commercial services, on Dec. 1, 2018.
Prinx Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Co. Ltd. is entering the North American tire market with its own line of truck and bus tires. To help with the launch, the company has hired industry veteran John Aben to be its president for North America.
During its 2018 Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) announced several new initiatives.
Marangoni Tread North America has produced the first in a series of videos to promote retreading worldwide. The videos are part of a new marketing campaign designed to combat the misconceptions of retreading by going to the “extreme.”
Although the tight labor market is challenging their operations, the nation’s top commercial dealers are finding ways to stay ahead of changing customer needs.