Industry News


Hankook Forms ESG Committee

Hankook & Co. has created an environmental, social and governance (ESG) committee that will help "strengthen" the tire manufacturer's "ESG management policies, strategies and activities."
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TIA Supports Truckers Against Trafficking

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is partnering with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), an organization that trains professional truck drivers and others, including tire dealers, on best practices to recognize and report the red flags of human trafficking.
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The Benefits of a Monday Through Friday Week

Darren McLea was perplexed. As the third-generation general manager of his family’s five tire stores in Sonoma County, Calif., he was feeling the pressure to open his company, McLea’s Tire, on Sundays. But he was already struggling to staff his high-volume stores the six days they were already open. 

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Michelin CrossClimate2 Now Available in 70 Sizes

Michelin North America Inc. has added 15 sizes to its Michelin CrossClimate 2 passenger tire line. The CrossClimate 2 is now available in 70 total sizes, making what Michelin calls its "biggest passenger tire innovation in 20 years" available to a large segment of North American drivers.
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Kneller Discusses What's Next for Sun Auto Tire

GB Auto Service Inc., which recently rebranded as Sun Auto Tire & Service Inc., has been busy since the 2020 edition of the MTD 100 was published. In this interview, Sun Auto Tire CEO Frank Kneller discusses what's next for the company and why he views its growth potential to be "essentially limitless."
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