Max Finkelstein Inc. has opened its second distribution center in Virginia. The new DC is located outside of Richmond, Va., in Colonial Heights.
Three trucks. Three sets of tires from three tire manufacturers. Two tests. One battle for fuel efficiency.
The new Michelin X Line Energy D+ long-haul drive tire is designed to contribute to the new Freightliner Cascadia’s 5% fuel-efficiency improvement over the 2017 model.
Raben Tire Co. LLC has opened a commercial truck and farm tire center in Greenville, Ky.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and Bridgestone Canada Inc. will increase the price of Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires on Feb. 1, 2019.
Marangoni Tread North America Inc. is expanding its Tennessee production facility following a year of increased unit sales and growing demand for the XP Extreme Performance line.
China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) has added four salespeople to its Double Coin team in the U.S. and South America.
IMI (International Marketing Inc.) has hired John Bruce as Southeast territory manager. Bruce has 30 years of experience in the trucking industry, with 18 years spent focusing on commercial truck tires.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and Sailun Vietnam Co. Ltd. are forming a joint venture and plan to build a tire factory to produce truck and bus (TBR) tires in Vietnam.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has drastically increased its projections for tire shipments in 2018 from earlier in the year. Most notable is the organization's expectation that replacement passenger tire shipments will increase 2.5%.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. released the Bandag BRSS, an all-position retread designed for fleets that work in on- and off-road environments, from pavement to dirt and gravel.
Yokohama Tire Corp. is recalling certain Yokohama RY023 tires, size 295/75R22.5 (14-ply, G load rated), that have a DOT date code of 2318. The potential number of units affected is 529.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC has released a tire line with an embedded tire pressure management system (TPMS) sensor installed from the factory.