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    • Windom leaves Auto Plus/Pep Boys for Uni-Select

      BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec Auto parts distributor Uni-Select Inc. has hired Brent Windom president and CEO of Auto Plus/Pep Boys for the past year to be president and chief operating officer, succeeding the retiring Gary O'Connor.

    • NHTSA declares Michelin petition moot

      WASHINGTON The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has declared moot a petition from Michelin North America Inc. for a decision of inconsequential noncompliance.

    • Trelleborg moving forward with Serbia expansion

      TRELLEBORG, Sweden — Trelleborg A.B. has submitted plans for a major investment at its Ruma, Serbia, agricultural/industrial tire plant to the local government, the company confirmed recently to European Rubber Journal.

    • SHIFTMobility to partner with eBay Motors

      REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — SHIFTMobility Inc. is partnering with eBay Motors to combine its mobile automotive aftermarket service center solutions with eBay's inventory of auto parts.

    • Yokohama resumes work at Philippines plant

      CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines — Yokohama Tire Philippines Inc. has resumed production on a limited basis at its factory in Clark Freeport, a week after a fire destroyed a warehouse on the factory grounds.

    • Pirelli earnings up slightly; sales up 13%

      MILAN, Italy Pirelli & C. S.p.A. reported a slight gain in operating income for the quarter ended March 31 on 13.4-percent higher sales, reflecting continued growth of the firm's premium segment.

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