Patriots' James Develin visits Sullivan Tire D/C
TAUNTON, Mass. — New England Patriots fullback James Develin recently visited Sullivan Tire and Auto Service's Taunton distribution center, where he met with employees, signed autographs and talked football.
Allens close in on 40 years of working together in dealership
RICHMOND, Va. — Kay and Gary Allen are like so many other couples deep into their fourth decade of marriage — laughing together, often finishing each other's sentences. What makes them unique is their co-ownership of Richmond-based...
Nokian launches all-season tire for SUV/CUV market
DAYTON, Tenn. — Nokian Tyres P.L.C. not only broke ground on its first U.S. tire plant this week, it also launched one of the products it eventually plans to produce there.
'Scrap to Profit' sets conference schedule, speakers
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — "Innovating and Improving Scrap Tire Markets" is the theme of the seventh Scrap to Profit Conference, scheduled for Oct. 25-26 at the Inn at Opryland Hotel in Nashville.
Chicago-area car dealers, mechanics settle contract
CHICAGO — Mechanics at Chicago-area new-car dealerships returned to work on Sept. 19 after agreeing to a new four-year contract, ending a strike that lasted about seven weeks.
Effects of improper inflation pressure on treadwear
Maintaining the proper inflation pressure in tires is the single most important thing you can do to get the most mileage out of a tire.
Conti extends sustainability efforts to suppliers
HANOVER, Germany — Continental A.G. is stepping up its sustainability efforts with the appointment of service provider Eco Vadis Inc. to "conduct continuous sustainability evaluation" of suppliers to its tire and rubber operations
YRC completes 'Forever Forest' tree-planting initiative
HIRATSUKA, Japan — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has achieved its decade-old goal of planting 500,000 trees at its facilities worldwide as part of the company's centennial celebration.
India sets import duties on China truck tires
NEW DELHI, India — India's ministry of finance has imposed anti-dumping duties on radial truck and bus tires imported from China following an investigation that found that Chinese TBR tires had been exported to India at "below normal value."
ACA announces Impact Award winners
SAN FRANCISCO — The Auto Care Association has announced the 2017 winners of its "Impact Award: Four for the Future."
Federal Reserve holds key interest rate steady
WASHINGTON — The Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve System has voted to keep a key interest rate at its current level for the time being.
OTHER VIEWS: Men can play key role as mentor to women
Many male executives, managers and trainers are uncomfortable with one-on-one mentoring in cross-gender relationships.
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