The Tire Industry Association's (TIA) board has elected Keith Jarman, president of AME International, as its secretary. A TIA board member for the past 12 years, Jarman is in line to become the association's next president in 2023.
Each July, MTD presents the most anticipated tire industry ranking of the year - the MTD 100, which is the most comprehensive look at the 100 largest independent tire dealerships in the U.S. that you will find anywhere.
The Hankook Ventus S1 evo Z will be original equipment on the BMW X3 M and BMW X4 M, in size 255/40ZR21 102Y on the front and size 265/40ZR21 105Y on the rear axle. The tire "has been adapted to the specific requirements" of BMW, according to Hankook officials.
Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. has introduced a new, all-terrain light truck tire, the Nitto Recon Grappler A/T, which is "a true, all-terrain option for compact, half-ton and one-ton trucks," according to company officials.
Sun Auto Tire & Service Inc. has rolled out its corporate charitable giving program, Accelerating Success, which will enable the company "to focus its charitable efforts on supporting and partnering with communities" through areas schools.
The Hercules Terra Trac AT line has been extended to include two new products: the Terra Trac AT X-Journey, which addresses the growing CUV segment, and the Terra Trac AT X-Venture, which targets SUVs and light trucks.
Pirelli & Cie SpA has rolled out its first-ever high load index tire for electric and hybrid vehicles. "The Lucid Air will be the very first car to use the new Pirelli HL tires," say company officials.
Les Schwab Tire Centers' upcoming acquisition of Plains Tire Inc., a nine-store chain with locations throughout Wyoming, signals an emphasis on growth through acquisition for the Bend, Ore.-based dealership.