Consumers have another option for buying Maxxis brand tires online.
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%.
The new Centennial Navpoint HTX from Greenball Corp. is a versatile all-season tire made for light trucks and sport utility vehicles (SUVs).
Albert Hoffman, co-founder of the Jetzon Tire and Rubber Co. Inc. and a pioneer in the private brand tire segment, died on Dec. 3, 2018, at his home in Boynton Beach, Fla., after battling cancer. He was 94.
The new Radar Tires Renegade Rugged Terrain range features a dual sidewall design.
Falken Tire Corp. recently announced original equipment fitments for two of its all-season tires. The Sincera SN250A A/S will be OE on the 2019 Altima in the U.S. and Canada. The Ziex ZE001 A/S will be OE on the 2019 Rogue's SV model line.
Kumho Tire Co. Inc. has extended its partnership with a soccer club in the English Premier League as part of its goal to influence the sport's growing global audience.
Wholesale tire distributor Max Finkelstein Inc. has added Bridgestone, Firestone and Fuzion to its stable of consumer tire brands.
As of Jan. 1, 2019, there will be 112 Tire Discounters outlets in six states. The latest four outlets will be opened by the end of the year, says Tire Discounters Inc. President Jamie Ward.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has redesigned its EXCEED online dealer training program. The new site features updated content and an improved user experience that includes streamlined access to product modules.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has opened a new 1 million-square-foot warehouse in Byhalia, Miss. — its largest distribution center in the country.
Apollo Tyres Ltd. will increase prices on its Vredestein consumer tires in North America beginning Jan. 1, 2019.
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.