Vehicle repair costs rose 2.7% in 2016 — CarMD
Coming to America: Apollo sets sights on U.S.
Smallwood discusses autonomous vehicles at Clemson conference
Hankook earnings slide as UHP sales climb
SEOUL, South Korea — Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.'s operating profit fell 8 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2017 despite a slight increase in sales.
NAPA, GPC liable in asbestos case
TACOMA, Wash. — A jury in Tacoma has ordered NAPA Auto Parts and its parent company, Genuine Parts Corp., to pay $81.5 million in damages to the family of a man who died of an asbestos-related disease.
Conti Q1 earnings, sales up
HANOVER, Germany — Continental A.G. expects to reach its financial targets for 2017 after reporting double-digit gains in sales and earnings in the quarter ended March 31.
Yokohama motorsports unit coming home
TOKYO — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. is dissolving its motorsports subsidiary and transferring its operations to a new internal motorsports department.
Weak demand, prices impact Goodyear's Q1
AKRON — The combined effects of price increase and weak demand impacted Goodyear's first quarter, which saw operating and net income fall on relatively unchanged sales.
Nitto names Bootz vice president of sales
CYPRESS, Calif. — Jeff Bootz has been promoted to the vice president of sales for Nitto Tire U.S.A.
AAPEX to expand education program
LAS VEGAS — The Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo is expanding the education program for its 2017 event in Las Vegas.
Euro reycled rubber exposure data published
HELSINKI — The European Chemicals Agency concluded recently there is "at most, a very low level of concern" from exposure to recycled rubber granules.
Cooper suffers double-digit earnings drops
FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. suffered a 46.6-percent drop in first quarter operating earnings, but management expects a rebound as the year unfolds.
Recycling industry valued at $117B annually
NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. scrap recycling industry generates nearly $117 billion of economic activity annually and provides employment for 534,500 workers, a new study shows.
Sumitomo seeks noncompliance ruling
WASHINGTON — Sumitomo Rubber USA L.L.C. is seeking a ruling of inconsequential noncompliance on 138 mislabeled Kelly KDA truck tires.
Trump administration rolls out tax reform proposal
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has released an outline for tax reform that, among other things, calls for sharply lower taxes for both corporations and individuals.
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