For the second straight year, SimpleTire LLC has been named one of the fastest growing companies as well as the fastest growing automotive company in America by Inc. Magazine.
Sales revenue from Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.'s Tires Business Segment was down 1.6%. However, revenue from its Aliance Tire Group (ATG) subsidiary was up 7.1%.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has been named a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards for having at least 20% women on its corporate board prior to the year 2020.
Talk about a key OE fitment. The Hankook Kinergy GRT will be original equipment on the 2020 Ford Explorer.
Nexen Tire Corp.'s new tire plant in Europe is getting ready for its close-up. On Aug. 28, 2019, the manufacturing facility in Zatec, Czech Republic, will hold its grand opening as part of the company's "The New Wave for the Future" ceremony.
As if a new manufacturing plant and European production subsidiary weren't enough, Toyo Tire Corp. is opening its first European R&D center. Based in Willich, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, the center is scheduled to begin operation this fall.
Longtime Florida tire dealer James Bounds died on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, following a brief illness. He was 84.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has made big revisions to its outlook on tire shipments for 2019. Most notable is a projection that replacement passenger tire shipments will increase by 5.8 million units for the year.
The new Advan Apex ultra-high performance tire from Yokohama Tire Corp. is available in 44 sizes ranging from 17- to 20-inch fitments.
Yokohama Tire Corp. is adding another new ultra-high performance tire to its lineup in 2019 — the Advan Apex.
Toyo Tire Corp. will build its first tire manufacturing plant in Europe. The company's board of directors also passed a resolution to establish a European tire production subsidiary.
"Our U.S. consumer replacement and commercial businesses continued to perform well in a challenging environment, aided by recent product launches,” said Richard Kramer following Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s second-quarter 2019 results.
The new National Duration EXE is a touring, all-season tire engineered for a quiet, comfortable ride and high speed stability.