Pirelli & Cie SpA is entering into a joint venture with the Hixih Group for ownership of a consumer tire manufacturing plant in China.
TireHub LLC is a go. The joint venture for passenger and light truck tire distribution between Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. will begin serving customers the first week of July.
The landscape for U.S. tire distribution continues to change, as two more companies are combining forces. U.S. AutoForce (USAF) has acquired Tire's Warehouse Inc. (TWI) as of June 1, 2018.
There are lots of lingering questions of what happens next after the creation of TireHub LLC by Bridgestone Americas Inc. and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. A conversation with Bridgestone’s TJ Higgins provided a few more answers.
American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) is reassuring customers it will be able to fill their needs for replacement tires following the news it will lose the Goodyear brand. ATD CEO Stuart Schuette outlined the company’s plans in a letter sent to stakeholders on April 24.
The divorce between American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is now out in the open. First, ATD sent out emails to its customers informing them of the split, which occurred after Goodyear and Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced it was forming an independent wholesale distribution network, TireHub.
The Goodyear, Dunlop and Kelly brands will no longer be distributed by American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD). Stuart Schuette, CEO and president of ATD, has informed the company's retail customers that Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has dropped the largest tire wholesaler in the U.S. as a distributor.
By now, you have probably heard that Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. are joining forces to create what they say is "one of the largest tire distribution joint ventures in the United States."
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. are joining forces. The two tire manufacturers have formed TireHub LLC, one of the largest tire distribution joint ventures in the United States.
The wholesale landscape will look a lot different when TBC Corp. becomes a joint venture company owned by Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA).
Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.
Michelin Group is has ended its joint venture agreement in China with Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and Shanghai Huayi Group to produce and market Warrior brand passenger car and light truck tires.
John Boynton has been named chief executive officer of Tredroc Tire Services Inc. The former Bridgestone executive's appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2016.