Kenda USA introduced its latest light truck tire during Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas. The Klever A/T2 KR628 features "Tier 1 quality at a top Tier 3 price," said Jimmy Yang, chairman of Kenda Rubber Ind. Co. Ltd., Kenda Tire's parent company in Taiwan.
Five blogs in five days in Las Vegas continues! Yesterday's blog was a preview of Monday's Tire Industry Awards Banquet. It also included a teaser about the new Kenda Klever AT2 KR628, which Kenda Tire USA was launching in conjunction with Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas Nov. 4-8.
Members of the Tire Industry Association (TIA) gathered for their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 4, before the start of the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and the Global Tire Expo.
More than 20 years ago, the International Tire Expo, under the direction of the Tire Association of North America, merged with the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas. The names have changed since then -- it's now called the Global Tire Expo "powered" by TIA (Tire Industry Association) -- but the event remains one of the biggest tire shows in the world.
John Evankovich, outgoing president of the Tire Industry Association (TIA), has worked nearly 30 years at Sam’s Club Inc. in Bentonville, Ark. He started out as a tire technician, was promoted to management positions over the years, and 15 years ago was named director of the company’s tire and battery centers.
In talking with Brian Rigney, the incoming Tire Industry Association (TIA) president, it quickly became apparent he spends a lot of time with his family. One of the reasons is that he and his wife, Heather, have two young children: son, Ian, 7, and daughter, Lily, 5.
Truck tire dealers have plenty to learn from the Tire Industry Association's (TIA) educational sessions during the 2019 Global Tire Expo (GTE) at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.
A familiar tire industry name is joining the Tire Industry Association (TIA). Dave Zielasko has joined the association as vice president of marketing and communications.