Al Hoffman (pictured here in 1982) was inducted into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame in 1985.
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Private Brand Tire Pioneer Al Hoffman Dies at 94

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.

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Falken Wins 2 More OE Fitments at Nissan

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.

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Kumho Marketing Will Target Soccer Fans

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.

The Tire Discounters outlet at 138 Raider Lane in Chattanooga, Tenn., will be open by the end of 2018.
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Four New Stores Will Give Tire Discounters 115

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.

The redesigned EXCEED site allows users to see consumer and commercial sections via one login.
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Yokohama Updates Its Online Training Program

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.

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