Tire Business - RSS News Feed http://www.tirebusiness.com/section/news http://www.tirebusiness.com en-us Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:19:10 EST 10 Clemson Conference focus: industry's future http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170223/NEWS/170229979/clemson-conference-focus-industrys-future 20170223/NEWS/170229979 HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The future of the tire industry will be the focus of the Clemson University Global Tire Industry Conference... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:23:32 EST ESBR importers face U.S. dumping duties http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170223/NEWS/170229980/esbr-importers-face-u-s-dumping-duties 20170223/NEWS/170229980 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Commerce has levied elevated preliminary antidumping duties against importers... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:49:32 EST TBC opens upgraded Tenn. warehouse http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170223/NEWS/170229981/tbc-opens-upgraded-tenn-warehouse 20170223/NEWS/170229981 ROSSVILLE, Tenn. — TBC Corp. has christened its newest warehouse, a 1.5 million-sq.-ft. facility in Rossville in western... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:55:33 EST TIA hires director of marketing, communications http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170223/NEWS/170229983/tia-hires-director-of-marketing-communications 20170223/NEWS/170229983 BOWIE, Md. — LeAnn Harley is the new director of marketing and communications at the Tire Industry Association. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:23:50 EST OTHER VOICES: Prepare for retail auto revolution http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170223/NEWS/170229982/-other-voices-prepare-for-retail-auto-revolution 20170223/NEWS/170229982 DETROIT — Anyone who has spent time in January at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Detroit... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:28:04 EST ACA seeks rulemaking on unfair port fees http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170223/NEWS/170229984/aca-seeks-rulemaking-on-unfair-port-fees 20170223/NEWS/170229984 BETHESDA, Md. — The Federal Maritime Commission should begin a formal rulemaking... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:20:15 EST Conti, Caterpillar to collaborate on OTR tires http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170222/NEWS/170229989/conti-caterpillar-to-collaborate-on-otr-tires 20170222/NEWS/170229989 HANOVER, Germany — Continental A.G. and Caterpillar Inc. have agreed to collaborate on... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:43:41 EST Blumenthal, Kennedy to speak at ETRA event http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170222/NEWS/170229986/-blumenthal-kennedy-to-speak-at-etra-event 20170222/NEWS/170229986 BRUSSELS — Two U.S. tire recycling experts will be among the speakers at the 24th European... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:18:54 EST Fortune: Goodyear 'most admired' tire company http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170222/NEWS/170229985/fortune-goodyear-most-admired-tire-company 20170222/NEWS/170229985 AKRON — For the fifth year in a row, Goodyear has been ranked as the world's most admired... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:16:37 EST No antidumping, countervailing duties on Chinese truck, bus tires (updated) http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170222/NEWS/170229987/no-antidumping-countervailing-duties-on-chinese-truck-bus-tires 20170222/NEWS/170229987 WASHINGTON — By a 3-2 vote, the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that the domestic truck and bus tire industry... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:13:23 EST Yokohama inks Spartan Race sponsorship http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170222/NEWS/170229988/yokohama-inks-spartan-race-sponsorship 20170222/NEWS/170229988 SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp.'s Geolander light truck tire line will take the... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:14:28 EST Value of U.S. aftermarket expected to fall http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170222/NEWS/170229990/value-of-u-s-aftermarket-expected-to-fall 20170222/NEWS/170229990 PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — The retail value of the U.S. automotive aftermarket is expected to fall nearly... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:26:51 EST Cooper recalls 7,000+ mismarked tires http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229999/cooper-recalls-7000-mismarked-tires 20170221/NEWS/170229999 WASHINGTON — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling 7,067 Cooper Discoverer M+S Sport... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:40:38 EST China's JGST to add car tire capacity http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229993/chinas-jgst-to-add-car-tire-capacity 20170221/NEWS/170229993 WUXI, China — Truck tire specialist Jiangsu General Science Technology Co. Ltd. is planning to add... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:18:40 EST Private investor backing Algerian tire plant http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229992/private-investor-backing-algerian-tire-plant 20170221/NEWS/170229992 HANOVER, Germany — Tire manufacturing is returning to Algeria, thanks to a private... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:26:54 EST Sears debuts DieHard Auto Center http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229994/sears-debuts-diehard-auto-center 20170221/NEWS/170229994 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears Holdings Corp. opened its first DieHard Auto Center... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:04:36 EST ETRMA backs call for 'reindustrialization' of Europe http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229991/etrma-backs-call-for-reindustrialization-of-europe 20170221/NEWS/170229991 BRUSSELS — The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers' Association (ETRMA) has joined a... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:42:58 EST Miller Tire supports lawnmower racing series http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229995/miller-tire-supports-lawnmower-racing-series 20170221/NEWS/170229995 NORTHBROOK, Ill. — The U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association has named M.E. Miller Tire... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:03:54 EST China's ZC Rubber opens Thai retail store http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229996/chinas-zc-rubber-opens-thai-retail-store 20170221/NEWS/170229996 SI RACHA, Thailand — Chinese tire maker Zhongce Rubber Co. Ltd. opened its first "Autospace" retail store... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:57:14 EST Radial Firestone OTR lines to debut http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229997/radial-firestone-otr-lines-to-debut 20170221/NEWS/170229997 KAHUKU, Hawaii — Bridgestone Americas is adding a line of Firestone-branded radial loader, grader and earthmover... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:39:32 EST YRC fiscal 2016 sales, income down http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170221/NEWS/170229998/yrc-fiscal-2016-sales-income-down 20170221/NEWS/170229998 TOKYO — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC) suffered a 22.4-percent drop in operating... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:10:45 EST Goodyear names Highway Hero finalists http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219953/goodyear-names-highway-hero-finalists 20170217/NEWS/170219953 AKRON — Goodyear will announce the winner of its 34th annual Highway Hero Award... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:56:44 EST UM scientists produce sustainable isoprene http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219958/um-scientists-produce-sustainable-isoprene 20170217/NEWS/170219958 MINNEAPOLIS — Obtaining isoprene from sustainable sources has long been a goal for tire manufacturers. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:15:00 EST Cooper net rises; repurchase program extended http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219959/cooper-net-rises-repurchase-program-extended 20170217/NEWS/170219959 FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. reported a 16.7-percent jump in net income for the year ended Dec. 31 and the company... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:00:00 EST Goodyear to upgrade airship base in California http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219955/goodyear-to-upgrade-airship-base-in-california 20170217/NEWS/170219955 CARSON, Calif. — Goodyear plans to upgrade its airship operations base in Carson. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:20:49 EST Yokohama to add all-weather OTR radial http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219954/yokohama-to-add-all-weather-otr-radial 20170217/NEWS/170219954 SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp.'s newest all-weather radial tire for graders... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:21:30 EST Maxam adds solid OTR press-on capabilities http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219960/maxam-adds-solid-otr-press-on-capabilities 20170217/NEWS/170219960 LONG BEACH, Calif. — Maxam Tire North America Inc. has added two 200-ton presses to support... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:12:39 EST Alaska bill would raise studded tire user fees http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219952/alaska-bill-would-raise-studded-tire-user-fees 20170217/NEWS/170219952 JUNEAU, Alaska — An Alaska state senator has introduced a bill that would raise the per-tire tax on studded winter tires to $50... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:16:11 EST Revised tire recycling bill is introduced in Calif. http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219956/revised-tire-recycling-bill-is-introduced-in-calif 20170217/NEWS/170219956 SACRAMENTO — A revised version of a tire recycling bill that failed before the California... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:06:43 EST Tire makers honored in Germany http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219957/tire-makers-honored-in-germany 20170217/NEWS/170219957 HANOVER, Germany — Three tire makers were among the winners of this year's... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:01:13 EST Allpart Supply opens training center http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219962/allpart-supply-opens-training-center 20170217/NEWS/170219962 ARLINGTON, Texas — Allpart Supply Inc. has opened a training center for wheel balancing and automotive lift owners,... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:30:00 EST Kessler to succeed Sherrill as Tenneco CEO http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219963/kessler-to-succeed-sherrill-as-tenneco-ceo 20170217/NEWS/170219963 LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Gregg Sherrill is stepping down as CEO of Tenneco Inc., but will remain its executive chairman. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:15:00 EST Bendix Brakes launches product line http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170217/NEWS/170219964/bendix-brakes-launches-product-line 20170217/NEWS/170219964 LONG GROVE, Ill. — Mat Holdings Inc. has launched a Bendix Brakes Premium brand product line for late-model vehicles. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:30:00 EST AAMCO poised for growth in 2017 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170216/NEWS/170219967/aamco-poised-for-growth-in-2017 20170216/NEWS/170219967 HORSHAM, Pa. — The AAMCO Car Care Center network grew by 21 locations in 2016 with as many as 68 more in the queue... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST Pete's Road Service joins Michelin CSN http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170216/NEWS/170219968/petes-road-service-joins-michelin-csn 20170216/NEWS/170219968 FULLERTON, Calif. — Pete's Road Service Inc. has joined the Michelin Commercial Service Network, adding... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:25:00 EST Double Coin, Guizhou truck, bus tire duties lowered http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170216/NEWS/170219961/double-coin-guizhou-truck-bus-tire-duties-lowered 20170216/NEWS/170219961 WASHINGTON — Double Coin Holdings Ltd. has obtained a sharply lower countervailing duty rate... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:14:33 EST Weekly sweepstakes offers OTC scan tool prizes http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170216/NEWS/170219965/weekly-sweepstakes-offers-otc-scan-tool-prizes 20170216/NEWS/170219965 WARREN, Mich. — Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has launched a scan... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:03:02 EST TIA OTR event returns to Fla. in 2018 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170216/NEWS/170219966/tia-otr-event-returns-to-fla-in-2018 20170216/NEWS/170219966 KAHUKU, Hawaii — The Tire Industry Association's annual Off-the-Road Tire... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:15:00 EST Stellar Industries buying American Crane http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170216/NEWS/170219969/stellar-industries-buying-american-crane 20170216/NEWS/170219969 KAHUKU, Hawaii — Tire service truck supplier Stellar Industries Inc. is buying the assets of fellow... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:17:44 EST Fed chair cautions about later rate hikes http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170215/NEWS/170219970/fed-chair-cautions-about-later-rate-hikes 20170215/NEWS/170219970 WASHINGTON — Waiting too long to raise interest rates "would be unwise," Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen told a... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:51:29 EST DOT issues 22 new tire factory codes in 2016 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170215/NEWS/170219971/dot-issues-22-new-tire-factory-codes-in-2016 20170215/NEWS/170219971 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation issued 22 new DOT plant identification codes ni the past year for tire factories... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:44:15 EST MATDA joins TIA's Automotive Social Portal http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170215/NEWS/170219974/matda-joins-tias-automotive-social-portal 20170215/NEWS/170219974 BOWIE, Md. — The Mid-America Tire Dealers Association has agreed to participate in the Tire Industry Association's... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:07:26 EST NR prices up, production rise expected http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170215/NEWS/170219972/nr-prices-up-production-rise-expected 20170215/NEWS/170219972 KUALA LUMPUR — Natural rubber prices rose an average of 10 percent across key markets in January... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:43:18 EST Giti to increase tire prices in U.S., Canada (updated) http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170215/NEWS/170219973/giti-to-increase-tire-prices-in-u-s-canada-updated 20170215/NEWS/170219973 RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. will increase the prices of its GT Radial... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:15:00 EST Light truck segment is tire industry star of 2016 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170214/NEWS/170219980/light-truck-segment-is-tire-industry-star-of-2016 20170214/NEWS/170219980 AKRON — While truck and OTR tires grabbed headlines throughout 2017 due to the various import duties deliberations, behind the scenes it was... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:09:34 EST Toyo expands M-Line truck tire sizes http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170214/NEWS/170219975/toyo-expands-m-line-truck-tire-sizes 20170214/NEWS/170219975 CYPRESS, Calif. —Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has expanded two of its commercial tire offerings — the M920... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:42:30 EST Titan introduces '100-day' promo http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170214/NEWS/170219977/titan-introduces-100-day-promo 20170214/NEWS/170219977 QUINCY, Ill. — Titan International Inc. introduced a new satisfaction program that allows customers 100... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:20:13 EST Report: Kumho chairman to buy back tire unit http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170214/NEWS/170219978/report-kumho-chairman-to-buy-back-tire-unit 20170214/NEWS/170219978 SEOUL, South Korea — Kumho Asiana Group chairman Park Sam-koo has secured nearly $875 million... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:41:29 EST Alliance Tire raising prices April 1 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170214/NEWS/170219976/alliance-tire-raising-prices-april-1 20170214/NEWS/170219976 WAKEFIELD, Mass. — Alliance Tire Americas Inc. plans to raise prices in the U.S. and Canada on its lines ... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:30:34 EST OTR industry veteran Puthoff dies at 75 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170214/NEWS/170219979/otr-industry-veteran-puthoff-dies-at-75 20170214/NEWS/170219979 HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — OTR tire industry veteran Ralph Edward Puthoff died Jan. 30 at age 75... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:38:41 EST Tenn. factory key to Hankook's North American growth strategy http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170213/NEWS/170219989/tenn-factory-key-to-hankooks-north-american-growth-strategy 20170213/NEWS/170219989 SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico — Hankook Tire America Corp. plans to step up its North American marketing efforts in 2017 as part of a strategy to grow in a market... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:29:45 EST Meineke to offer digital inspection aid http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170213/NEWS/170219984/meineke-to-offer-digital-inspection-aid 20170213/NEWS/170219984 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Meineke Car Care Centers L.L.C. is launching a digital vehicle inspection... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:18:21 EST Forgeline introduces CV1 aluminum wheel http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170213/NEWS/170219983/forgeline-introduces-cv1-aluminum-wheel 20170213/NEWS/170219983 DAYTON, Ohio — Forgeline Motorsport is adding the CV1, a concave, seven-spoke design, to... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:28:13 EST Power Stop taps Jordan for new post http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170213/NEWS/170219985/power-stop-taps-jordan-for-new-post 20170213/NEWS/170219985 BEDFORD PARK, Ill. — Power Stop L.L.C. has hired Griff Jordan to fill the newly created.... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:53:35 EST Goodyear to pay $1.75M in Danville penalties http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170213/NEWS/170219986/goodyear-to-pay-1-75m-in-danville-penalties 20170213/NEWS/170219986 DANVILLE, Va. — Goodyear has agreed to pay $1.75 million in penalties in connection... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:19:31 EST GarageXpo Asia to be held in Singapore http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170213/NEWS/170219988/garagexpo-asia-to-be-held-in-singapore 20170213/NEWS/170219988 SINGAPORE — The inaugural GarageXpo Asia, organized by SingEx Exhibitions Pte. Ltd.... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:45:30 EST Michelin recalling 247 X Works truck tires http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170213/NEWS/170219990/michelin-recalling-247-x-works-truck-tires 20170213/NEWS/170219990 WASHINGTON — Michelin North America Inc. is recalling 247 X Works XZY heavy-duty... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:22:29 EST CTDA members talk politics at Jan. event http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170213/NEWS/170219993/ctda-members-talk-politics-at-jan-event 20170213/NEWS/170219993 PICO RIVERA, Calif. — The effect of the presidential election on the tire industry... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST Bridgestone's Saoud to deliver NATRE keynote address http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170210/NEWS/170219992/bridgestones-saoud-to-deliver-natre-keynote-address 20170210/NEWS/170219992 NEW ORLEANS — Joseph Saoud, president of North American truck, bus and retread business for Bridgestone... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:19:48 EST Sutong adding larger Indiana warehouse http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170210/NEWS/170219994/sutong-adding-larger-indiana-warehouse 20170210/NEWS/170219994 ANDERSON, Ind. — Tire importer/wholesaler Sutong China Tire Resources Inc. has bought a... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:46:11 EST Conti to raise truck tire prices March 1 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170210/NEWS/170219995/conti-to-raise-truck-tire-prices-march-1 20170210/NEWS/170219995 FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. plans to raise prices March 1 in the U.S... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:30:28 EST Carlstar to expand S.C. wheel plant http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170210/NEWS/170219999/carlstar-to-expand-s-c-wheel-plant 20170210/NEWS/170219999 AIKEN, S.C. — Carlstar Group L.L.C. plans to invest $6.9 million in its wheel plant in Aiken... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:27:25 EST Study: Rubber turf doesn't raise cancer risk http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170210/NEWS/170219998/study-rubber-turf-doesnt-raise-cancer-risk 20170210/NEWS/170219998 OLYMPIA, Wash. — A newly issued analysis from the Washington State Department of Health... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:38:56 EST Hankook, Pirelli raising prices April 1 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170210/NEWS/170219997/hankook-pirelli-raising-prices-april-1 20170210/NEWS/170219997 AKRON — Hankook Tire America Corp. and Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. are raising tire... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:46:09 EST Alliance Tire opens Ga. warehouse http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170209/NEWS/170209942/alliance-tire-opens-ga-warehouse 20170209/NEWS/170209942 SAVANNAH, Ga. — Alliance Tire Group has opened a warehouse in Savannah to shore... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 16:55:32 EST Conti rounds out General-brand winter tire lineup http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170209/NEWS/170209944/conti-rounds-out-general-brand-winter-tire-lineup 20170209/NEWS/170209944 MONT TREMBLANT, Quebec — Continental Tire the Americas' General Tire brand ended a three-year journey to upgrade and expand... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 16:26:19 EST Larger sizes fueling Goodyear investments http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170209/NEWS/170209945/larger-sizes-fueling-goodyear-investments 20170209/NEWS/170209945 AKRON — Seem like wheels are getting bigger? It's not your imagination. About 20 years... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 14:50:45 EST Carlstar adds Carlisle-brand web site http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170209/NEWS/170209947/carlstar-adds-carlisle-brand-web-site 20170209/NEWS/170209947 FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Carlstar Group L.L.C. has revamped its corporate web site and launched... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 12:30:53 EST Evonik tests silica-silane blend in 'green' tires http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170209/NEWS/170209943/evonik-tests-silica-silane-blend-in-green-tires 20170209/NEWS/170209943 ESSEN, Germany — Evonik Industries A.G. claims in a new study that a silica-silane blend... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 16:28:04 EST OTHER VOICES: Auto service industry goes mobile http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170209/NEWS/170209946/other-voices-auto-service-industry-goes-mobile 20170209/NEWS/170209946 DETROIT— Not long ago, the idea of dealerships dispatching service technicians to car owners' homes... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 12:32:41 EST Tire price hikes continue in Europe http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170209/NEWS/170209948/tire-price-hikes-continue-in-europe 20170209/NEWS/170209948 LONDON — Higher costs of raw materials, particularly natural rubber, has prompted further... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 12:30:11 EST Boettcher named Camso president, CEO http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170208/NEWS/170209952/boettcher-named-camso-president-ceo 20170208/NEWS/170209952 MAGOG, Québec — Camso Ltd. CEO Pierre Marcouiller is transitioning to a new role as... Wed, 8 Feb 2017 10:22:47 EST EDITORIAL: OTR business hoping for Trump effect http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170208/NEWS/170209949/editorial-otr-business-hoping-for-trump-effect 20170208/NEWS/170209949 This year, the OTR tire business has a wildcard to consider: the Donald Trump effect. Wed, 8 Feb 2017 16:16:21 EST Goodyear posts solid 2016 earnings http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170208/NEWS/170209950/goodyear-posts-solid-2016-earnings 20170208/NEWS/170209950 AKRON — Buoyed by strong performances in its Americas and Asia Pacific consumer tire... Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:27:40 EST Registration open for ASA annual meeting http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170208/NEWS/170209951/registration-open-for-asa-annual-meeting 20170208/NEWS/170209951 DENVER — The Automotive Service Association has opened online registration for its... Wed, 8 Feb 2017 11:45:00 EST Hankook targeting 15% growth in fiscal '17 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170208/NEWS/170209953/hankook-targeting-15-growth-in-fiscal-17 20170208/NEWS/170209953 SEOUL, South Korea — Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is targeting 15-percent revenue growth in fiscal... Wed, 8 Feb 2017 10:11:22 EST Midas franchisee on expansion tear http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170207/NEWS/170209954/midas-franchisee-on-expansion-tear 20170207/NEWS/170209954 DES MOINES, Iowa — Midas International Franchisee Alan Mahrt has committed to spend... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 17:20:27 EST Camso rolls out undergound mining tire http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170207/NEWS/170209955/camso-rolls-out-undergound-mining-tire 20170207/NEWS/170209955 MAGOG, Québec — Off-road tire specialist Camso Ltd. has rolled out an underground mining... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 16:50:52 EST Kumho to raise U.S. prices April 1 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170207/NEWS/170209958/kumho-to-raise-u-s-prices-april-1 20170207/NEWS/170209958 ATLANTA — Kumho Tire USA Inc. is the latest tire maker to announce a price increase... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 15:36:20 EST ATV buys, converts 6 stores in L.A. area http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170207/NEWS/170209960/atv-buys-converts-6-stores-in-l-a-area 20170207/NEWS/170209960 LA MIRADA, Calif. — ATV Inc. has opened six American Tire Depot retail stores in the greater... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 15:14:04 EST For Bridgestone, it's not just tires anymore http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170207/NEWS/170209961/-for-bridgestone-its-not-just-tires-anymore 20170207/NEWS/170209961 AKRON—When it comes to the mining industry, tire makers need to be more... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 14:10:11 EST ACA tailors opportunities for veterans http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170207/NEWS/170209959/aca-tailors-opportunities-for-veterans 20170207/NEWS/170209959 BETHESDA, Md. — The Auto Care Association is reaching out to U.S. military veterans... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 15:24:20 EST Continental marketing shifts gears http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170206/NEWS/170209963/continental-marketing-shifts-gears 20170206/NEWS/170209963 HANOVER, Germany — Continental A.G.'s Tire Division is shifting its image campaign in Europe... Mon, 6 Feb 2017 13:45:44 EST Mining industry still digging out of slump http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170206/NEWS/170209964/mining-industry-still-digging-out-of-slump 20170206/NEWS/170209964 AKRON — The mining industry is having a difficult time digging itself out of a multi-year slump... Mon, 6 Feb 2017 12:46:55 EST Fleet Equipment Corp. adds to sales team http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170206/NEWS/170209962/fleet-equipment-corp-adds-to-sales-team 20170206/NEWS/170209962 FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. — Fleet Equipment Corp. has hired Dave Balmer as... Mon, 6 Feb 2017 14:30:21 EST Super Bowl debut for new Michelin ads http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170206/NEWS/170209966/super-bowl-debut-for-new-michelin-ads 20170206/NEWS/170209966 GREENVILLE, S.C. — Group Michelin is shifting its marketing/advertising strategy... Mon, 6 Feb 2017 11:48:55 EST ATD hires chief people officer http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170206/NEWS/170209965/atd-hires-chief-people-officer 20170206/NEWS/170209965 HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — American Tire Distributors Inc. has hired Rebecca Sinclair as its... Mon, 6 Feb 2017 11:50:20 EST Acquisitions aid Monro's Q3 operating gains http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170206/NEWS/170209967/acquisitions-aid-monros-q3-operating-gains 20170206/NEWS/170209967 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Monro Muffler Brake Inc. reported 25.1-percent higher operating income... Mon, 6 Feb 2017 10:48:47 EST ITC finds material injury in OTR import case (Updated) http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170203/NEWS/170209973/itc-finds-material-injury-in-otr-import-case-updated 20170203/NEWS/170209973 WASHINGTON — The International Trade Commission has determined that the U.S. tire... Fri, 3 Feb 2017 12:00:00 EST U.S. adds jobs, unemployment stable http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170203/NEWS/170209970/u-s-adds-jobs-unemployment-stable 20170203/NEWS/170209970 WASHINGTON — U.S nonfarm payroll employment rose by 227,000 jobs in January.... Fri, 3 Feb 2017 16:07:00 EST Retail groups opposing proposed BAT import tax http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170203/NEWS/170209971/retail-groups-opposing-proposed-bat-import-tax 20170203/NEWS/170209971 WASHINGTON, D.C. — A coalition of 120-plus trade associations and businesses have joined together to lobby against the "border adjustment tax" being... Fri, 3 Feb 2017 16:00:01 EST Grease Monkey buying SpeeDee business from TBC http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170203/NEWS/170209972/grease-monkey-buying-speedee-business-from-tbc 20170203/NEWS/170209972 PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — TBC Corp. has sold its SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service franchise business... Fri, 3 Feb 2017 12:52:03 EST Toyo to raise U.S. tire prices April 1 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170203/NEWS/170209974/toyo-to-raise-u-s-tire-prices-april-1 20170203/NEWS/170209974 CYPRESS, Calif.—Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. will increase the U.S. dealer base price list of Toyo... Fri, 3 Feb 2017 10:45:00 EST ACA to pursue heavy-duty product standards http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170203/NEWS/170209982/aca-to-pursue-heavy-duty-product-standards 20170203/NEWS/170209982 BETHESDA, Md.— The Auto Care Association is creating a work group to develop product... Fri, 3 Feb 2017 08:30:00 EST Sumitomo hires Colletti as OE VP http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209981/sumitomo-hires-colletti-as-oe-vp 20170202/NEWS/170209981 RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Sumitomo Rubber North America has hired former... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 16:19:14 EST Goodyear adds to Kelly Armorsteel line http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209980/goodyear-adds-to-kelly-armorsteel-line 20170202/NEWS/170209980 ORLANDO, Fla. — Goodyear unveiled three Kelly Armorsteel long-haul truck... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 16:38:44 EST U.S. hikes import duties on Indian OTR tires http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209990/u-s-hikes-import-duties-on-indian-otr-tires 20170202/NEWS/170209990 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce has adjusted its antidumping duty... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 10:21:08 EST D&K offers wholesale customers online help http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209983/damp-k-offers-wholesale-customers-online-help 20170202/NEWS/170209983 ATLANTA — Dunlap & Kyle Co. Inc. has engaged online marketplace developer TreadHunter... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 15:18:51 EST ACA, UNF promoting auto care careers http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209984/aca-unf-promoting-auto-care-careers 20170202/NEWS/170209984 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Auto Care Association is partnering with the University of North... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 13:08:20 EST Goodyear unveils waste-haul tire http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209986/goodyear-unveils-waste-haul-tire 20170202/NEWS/170209986 ORLANDO, Fla. — Goodyear unveiled the Goodyear Endurance WHA and matching... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:51:50 EST Construction industry puts hope in Trump funding promises http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209987/construction-industry-puts-hope-in-trump-funding-promises 20170202/NEWS/170209987 AKRON — The construction industry, and by extension, the OTR tire industry, eagerly is anticipating... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 11:16:17 EST Bridgestone, Falken raising prices in North America http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209988/bridgestone-falken-raising-prices-in-north-america 20170202/NEWS/170209988 AKRON — Bridgestone Americas and Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. are planning... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 10:49:50 EST John Bean releases accessory catalog http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170202/NEWS/170209989/john-bean-releases-accessory-catalog 20170202/NEWS/170209989 CONWAY, Ark. – Snap-on Inc. has published a John Bean Tire Changer Accessory... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 10:27:08 EST Goodyear expands Total Solution package http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170201/NEWS/170209994/goodyear-expands-total-solution-package 20170201/NEWS/170209994 ORLANDO, Fla. — Goodyear unveiled a significant expansion of its Total Solution... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 15:30:07 EST Senate confirms Chao to head DOT http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170201/NEWS/170209997/senate-confirms-chao-to-head-dot 20170201/NEWS/170209997 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted 93-6 on Jan. 31 to confirm Elaine Chao as head of... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 13:06:23 EST Kramer: New mobility ecosystem will prompt changes in tires http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170201/NEWS/170209996/kramer-new-mobility-ecosystem-will-prompt-changes-in-tires 20170201/NEWS/170209996 ORLANDO, Fla. — The 'new mobility ecosystem,' driven by changing consumer attitudes and rapid technological advances, will be... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 13:14:41 EST Hankook eyes greater B2C business after JAX purchase http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170201/NEWS/170209992/-hankook-eyes-greater-b2c-business-after-jax-purchase 20170201/NEWS/170209992 SEOUL, South Korea — Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is buying JAX Tyres, Australia's largest tire retailer, and plans to leverage the Wed, 1 Feb 2017 16:02:51 EST Yokohama to raise U.S. tire prices April 1 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170201/NEWS/170209993/yokohama-to-raise-u-s-tire-prices-april-1 20170201/NEWS/170209993 SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp. plans to raise prices in the U.S. on its consumer,... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 15:49:38 EST Stagnant farm sector to affect equipment sales http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170201/NEWS/170209995/stagnant-farm-sector-to-affect-equipment-sales 20170201/NEWS/170209995 AKRON — Profitability for the U.S. farm sector in 2016 is expected to fall short... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 13:22:49 EST Trelleborg to invest in Serbian tire plant http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170201/NEWS/170209999/trelleborg-to-invest-in-serbian-tire-plant 20170201/NEWS/170209999 TRELLEBORG, Sweden — Trelleborg A.B. is planning a "major investment" in its agricultural... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 11:43:58 EST Monro buying 16 Car-X stores in Ill., Iowa http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170201/NEWS/170209998/monro-buying-16-car-x-stores-in-ill-iowa 20170201/NEWS/170209998 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Monro Muffler Brake Inc. is buying 16 Car-X Tire & Auto stores in Illinois... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST Giti's U.S. plant to be a 'dream factory' http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS/170139990/gitis-u-s-plant-to-be-a-dream-factory 20170131/NEWS/170139990 ULVILA, Finland — Giti Tire Group has selected Cimcorp Oy to supply its car tire plant... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:23:41 EST U.S. AutoForce buys Wellborn Tire assets http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS/170139983/u-s-autoforce-buys-wellborn-tire-assets 20170131/NEWS/170139983 APPLETON, Wis. — U.S. AutoForce has acquired the assets of Welllborn Tire Group, a San... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:54:13 EST Michelin is latest to raise prices http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS/170139982/michelin-is-latest-to-raise-prices 20170131/NEWS/170139982 GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America Inc. is increasing prices up to 8 percent for... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:39:12 EST Pilot Sport 4S launch like Hollywood gala http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS/170139988/pilot-sport-4s-launch-like-hollywood-gala 20170131/NEWS/170139988 RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. —Group Michelin's worldwide launch of the Pilot Sport 4S ultra-high... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:01:16 EST Ford adds 'Omnicraft' aftermarket parts brand http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS/170139984/ford-adds-omnicraft-aftermarket-parts-brand 20170131/NEWS/170139984 DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. has launched an aftermarket parts brand dedicated to... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:47:20 EST Trump orders cuts in regulatory process http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS/170139985/trump-orders-cuts-in-regulatory-process 20170131/NEWS/170139985 WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump has signed an executive order designed to... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:37:46 EST Yokohama names Noji to head ATG http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS/170139986/yokohama-names-noji-to-head-atg 20170131/NEWS/170139986 TOKYO — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has named YRC President Hikomitsu Noji chairman... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:16:31 EST Goodyear adds regional Fuel Max version http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170131/NEWS/170139989/goodyear-adds-regional-fuel-max-version 20170131/NEWS/170139989 ORLANDO, Fla. — Goodyear is adding a regional/long-haul version of its Fuel Max... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:40:09 EST Goodyear introduces 'WeatherReady' tire http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170130/NEWS/170139999/goodyear-introduces-weatherready-tire 20170130/NEWS/170139999 ORLANDO, Fla. — Goodyear is adding an all-weather tire to its Assurance line, the... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 11:30:35 EST Cooper warehouse closes following tornado http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170130/NEWS/170139991/cooper-warehouse-closes-following-tornado 20170130/NEWS/170139991 ALBANY, Ga. — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is assessing damage to its Albany warehouse... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:30:06 EST Stud design drives Nokian winter line http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170130/NEWS/170139992/stud-design-drives-nokian-winter-line 20170130/NEWS/170139992 NOKIA, Finland — Nokian Tyres P.L.C. has developed and patented a "functional stud... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:33:30 EST Hoit aims to develop Tireco's flagship brand http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170130/NEWS/170139993/hoit-aims-to-develop-tirecos-flagship-brand 20170130/NEWS/170139993 GARDENA, Calif. — For Andrew Hoit, named in October 2016 to be vice president of sales and marketing for... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:32:33 EST Goodyear introduces U.S.-made trailer tire http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170130/NEWS/170139995/goodyear-introduces-u-s-made-trailer-tire 20170130/NEWS/170139995 ORLANDO, Fla. — Goodyear unveiled the Endurance trailer tire at its 2017 Customer... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:25:53 EST ASA opposes Maine inspection changes http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170130/NEWS/170139996/asa-opposes-maine-inspection-changes 20170130/NEWS/170139996 WASHINGTON — The Automotive Service Association is opposing a bill it said would weaken... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 12:44:38 EST Educational conferences highlight NATRE http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS/170129951/educational-conferences-highlight-natre 20170127/NEWS/170129951 AKRON — The organizers of the North American Tire & Retread Expo have doubled the number of educational... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:13:33 EST Nitto scores OE fitment on Dodge Demon SRT http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS/170129952/nitto-scores-oe-fitment-on-dodge-demon-srt 20170127/NEWS/170129952 DETROIT — Nitto Tire Corp. is getting an unexpected dose of publicity this week as Fiat... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:08:05 EST Momentive breaks ground on silane plant http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS/170129954/momentive-breaks-ground-on-silane-plant 20170127/NEWS/170129954 LEVERKUSEN, Germany — Momentive Performance Materials Inc. broke ground on a silane plant in... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:24:51 EST Falken Ziex OE on VW Tiguan http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS/170129953/falken-ziex-oe-on-vw-tiguan 20170127/NEWS/170129953 BRUSSELS — Volkswagen A.G. has selected Falken Ziex ZE914A Ecorun tires as... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:43:50 EST Jan. auto sales slow after strong 2016 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS/170129956/jan-auto-sales-slow-after-strong-2016 20170127/NEWS/170129956 DETROIT — U.S. new-vehicle sales, coming off the industry's strongest December in history... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:24:15 EST Trelleborg partnered on AGCO Africa Summit http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS/170129955/trelleborg-partnered-on-agco-africa-summit 20170127/NEWS/170129955 BERLIN — Trelleborg A.B. was an official partner of the sixth AGCO... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:34:27 EST MEMA: Auto parts mfg. jobs rising http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS/170129957/mema-auto-parts-mfg-jobs-rising 20170127/NEWS/170129957 WASHINGTON — The number of jobs in the U.S. automotive parts manufacturing industry has... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:51:42 EST PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Washington Auto Show http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170127/NEWS/170129958/photo-gallery-2017-washington-auto-show 20170127/NEWS/170129958 WASHINGTON D.C. — Hundreds of cars are on display in the nation's capital this week as the Washington Auto Show returns. Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:59:45 EST Apollo researcher honored at India Rubber Expo http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170126/NEWS/170129962/apollo-researcher-honored-at-india-rubber-expo 20170126/NEWS/170129962 CHENNAI, India — The All India Rubber Industries Association has awarded Apollo... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:21:34 EST Trelleborg to focus on organic growth http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170126/NEWS/170129964/trelleborg-to-focus-on-organic-growth 20170126/NEWS/170129964 TRELLEBORG, Sweden — After two years of following an aggressive acquisition strategy, Trelleborg A.B. is looking to settle down Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:18:48 EST USW, importers face off at ITC duties hearing http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170126/NEWS/170129965/usw-importers-face-off-at-itc-duties-hearing 20170126/NEWS/170129965 WASHINGTON — Depending on who's talking, truck and bus tires imported from China are either underpriced and subsidized products that... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:28:30 EST Republicans sponsor estate tax repeal http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170126/NEWS/170129967/republicans-sponsor-estate-tax-repeal 20170126/NEWS/170129967 WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans from South Dakota have reintroduced identical... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:13:35 EST Senate Dems roll out infrastructure plan http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170126/NEWS/170129963/senate-dems-roll-out-infrastructure-plan 20170126/NEWS/170129963 WASHINGTON — Beating President Trump to the punch, Senate Democrats have unveiled... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:31:02 EST NCTDA expo, trade show set for March 3-5 http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170126/NEWS/170129966/nctda-expo-trade-show-set-for-march-3-5 20170126/NEWS/170129966 RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Tire Dealers Association will induct John Bolt and... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:13:43 EST USW: import duties would be 'major victory' http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170125/NEWS/170129972/usw-import-duties-would-be-major-victory 20170125/NEWS/170129972 PITTSBURGH — The United Steelworkers union is calling the prospect that the U.S. will impose... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:58:05 EST Dana upgrades e-commerce platform http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170125/NEWS/170129968/dana-upgrades-e-commerce-platform 20170125/NEWS/170129968 MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana Inc. is working to streamline the process for identifying the... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:36:56 EST Denso revamps North America personnel http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170125/NEWS/170129969/denso-revamps-north-america-personnel 20170125/NEWS/170129969 SOUTHFIELD Mich. — Denso Corp. has made a series of management and organizational... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:51:02 EST Michelin adds Tweel for golf carts http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170125/NEWS/170129970/michelin-adds-tweel-for-golf-carts 20170125/NEWS/170129970 GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America Inc. has added a golf-cart version of its Tweel... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:29:46 EST Conti to build P/LT tire plant in Thailand http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20170125/NEWS/170129971/conti-to-build-p-lt-tire-plant-in-thailand 20170125/NEWS/170129971 RAYONG, Thailand — Continental A.G. has selected a site in Thailand's Rayong Province for its next tire plant, a car and light truck tire factory that should... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:56:09 EST