Smallwood discusses autonomous vehicles at Clemson conference
Cheng Shin set to open two tire plants
Saoud: Commercial industry must promote benefits of retreading
Akebono launches tech incentive campaign
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Akebono Brake Corp. has launched a “Spring Brake Rewards” offer that provides incentives for professional technicians who install Akebono Ultra-Premium ceramic disc brake pads.
Linglong sales, profits up double-digits
YANTAI, China — Shandong Linglong Tire Co. Ltd. posted double-digit gains in net income and sales in fiscal 2016 is forecasting continued, albeit slower, growth in fiscal 2017.
TBC adds 'Ice Edge' to Sumitomo portfolio
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — TBC Corp. has added a studdable winter tire, the Ice Edge, to its Sumitomo-brand portfolio for sale in North America.
YourMechanic adds fleet service program
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — YourMechanic Inc., a mobile car repair network, has launched a fleet product that offers flexible service packages, including on-demand repair delivered directly to the fleet of vehicles.
Vehicle sales on track with '16; incentives surge
DETROIT — New vehicle sales are expected to remain on pace with last year, even as incentive spending hits record levels through April, according to a new forecast.
4 tire firms among GM's top suppliers
ORLANDO, Fla. — Bridgestone Corp., Hankook Tire Co. Inc., Kumho Tire Co. Ltd. and Michelin North America Inc. all earned "Supplier of the Year" honors for 2016 from General Motors Co.
NHTSA grants Goodyear's petition for inconsequential noncompliance
WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted Goodyear's petition for a decision of inconsequential noncompliance in the case of commercial truck tires.
Bridgestone upgrades 'BASys' digital tracking
TOKYO — Bridgestone Corp. is planning a global deployment of an updated version of its "BASys" digital retread process tracking system that it introduced in Europe last year.
Top Big O franchisees honored in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Big O Tires L.L.C. honored four leading dealers with its top franchisee honors at the franchise group's recent annual convention in San Diego.
Supreme Court reverses damage award vs. Goodyear
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed and remanded a $2.74 million damage award against Goodyear and two attorneys who represented the tire maker in a product-liability lawsuit that dates to 2003.
Kal acquires South African mine service business
VERNON, British Columbia — Kal Tire has acquired a mining tire services business in South Africa that is active at 80 mine sites throughout that nation.
Michelin reports increased sales for Q1
CLERMONT-FERRAND, France — Group Michelin reported an increased sales revenue and volumes for the quarter ended March 31.
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