TBC rebranding 39 Merchant's stores in Va. to NTB
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — TBC Corp. is in the process of rebranding 39 Merchant's Tire & Auto Service Center locations in Virginia to its NTB Tire & Service Center brand, expanding the NTB brand to nearly 500 locations throughout...
NASCAR Euro series switches tire supply to BFG
PARIS — The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series is switching tire suppliers — sort of.
Hercules refreshes Dynatrac medium truck tire lineup
FINDLAY, Ohio — American Tire Distributors' Hercules Tire subsidiary has refreshed its Dynatrac medium truck tire portfolio, covering long-haul, regional and mixed service applications with nine fitments.
Conti adds UHP tire to General portfolio
NEW ORLEANS — Continental Tire the Americas' General Tire brand has added a summer ultra-high performance (UHP) tire to its portfolio, the G-Max RS.
Conti unveils next-gen Grabber A/TX tire
NEW ORLEANS — Continental Tire the Americas has introduced the next generation General Grabber all-terrain tire, the A/TX, which will replace the A/T2 in the Grabber lineup.
Bipaver adds 2 speakers to Global Retreading Conference
BRUSSELS — Bipaver, the European retreading trade organization, has added two speakers to the Global Retreading Conference it's staging on May 29 in Cologne, Germany, in conjunction with the inaugural Tire Cologne trade show.
Hennessy's Mark Earl to head up Nokian Americas
NOKIA, Finland — Nokian Tyres P.L.C. has hired Mark Earl, president of Hennessy Industries, to become vice president, Americas Business Area, tasked with implementing the company's North American business strategy.
Snow Belt drivers still not sold on winter tires
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Three out of five U.S. drivers who live in Snow Belt states have lost control of their vehicles while driving in winter weather, according to a recent survey, but only two out of five use winter tires.
Nokian hires Clayco as design partner for U.S. plant
COLCHESTER, Vt.— Nokian Tyres P.L.C. is partnering with turnkey retail development firm Clayco Inc. to design and construct its $360 million tire manufacturing plant in Dayton, Tenn.
Commerce lowers import duties on some Chinese tires
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce has revised antidumping and countervailing duties on some passenger and light truck tires imported from China.
Trelleborg adds agricultural, forestry tire sales development manager
SPARTANBURG, N.C. — Trelleborg Wheel Systems Americas has hired Brad Jones to be sales development manager for agricultural and forestry tires in the U.S.
Algerian tire plant set for Q3 start-up
LONDON — A tire plant under construction in Algeria is expected to start production in the third quarter, according to project support firm Black Donuts Engineering Inc.
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How would you characterize your shop's experience with winter tires?
|We are selling a lot more, especially when the weather is bad||
31% (26 votes)
|We aren't selling many of them.||
14% (12 votes)
|We only sell them if a customer asks.||
19% (16 votes)
|The climate is not conducive here for winter tires.||
36% (30 votes)
|Total votes: 84|