Continental opens BestDrive locations in Texas, California, Arkansas
FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental Tire the Americas' BestDrive L.L.C. commercial tire and retread operation opened locations in Houston, Los Angeles, and Little Rock, Ark. at the end of 2018.
Amsoil becomes title sponsor of Seehorn Rally Team
SUPERIOR, Wisc. — Synthetic lubricants and high-performance product manufacturer Amsoil Inc. has become the title sponsor of the Spokane, Wash.-based Seehorn Rally Team, extending its partnership with Jeff Seehorn and Karen Jankowski for 2019.
ASA opens online registration for Annual Meeting & Conference
HURST, Texas — The Automotive Service Association has opened online registration for its 2019 Annual Meeting & Conference, which will be held April 30-May 2 in the Hurst Conference Center near Fort Worth.
ASE to host training conference July 22-25 for automotive instructors
LEESBURG, Va. — The ASE Education Foundation will host its sixth annual Instructor Training Conference July 22-25 in Frisco, Texas, with more than 60 technical sessions on tap.
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AASA's Bill Long assumes MEMA helm
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has named William (Bill) Long as president and CEO, effective immediately.
Double Coin promotes three on leadership team
MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its CMA L.L.C. subsidiary have made three changes to its leadership team, naming Teresa Galvan as CMA's director of strategic operation, Brian Rainwater as the leader of distribution,...
Cooper, USW reach 4-year labor deal at Mississippi mixing plant
CLARKSDALE, Miss. — United Steelworkers Local 556 in at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s rubber mixing and bladder plant in Clarksdale has ratified a new four-year labor agreement.
Discount Tire launches tire service program for AAA members
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Discount Tire/America's Tire is partnering with the Automobile Club of Southern California to launch a tire service program that offers flat repairs and tire replacements to AAA members in California who have a tire-...
Veteran New Hampshire tire distributor Roland Lesieur dies
NASHUA, N.H. — Roland Lesieur, co-owner of Maynard & Lesieur Inc., died Feb. 13 at age 89.
Cooper reports double-digit drops in Q4, fiscal 2018 operating income
FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. suffered a 46.6-percent drop in fiscal 2018 operating income on 1.6-percent lower sales.
Tire Discounters store to vie for world record in donut stacking
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — To raise awareness for tire "donut" safety, Tire Discounters Inc.'s new store in Cedar Bluff, Tenn., is teaming up with a local donut shop to try and beat a donut-stacking world record on Feb. 20.
Dan Marinucci to deliver seminar at NETSA Trade Show/Convention
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Tire Business automotive service columnist Dan Marinucci will be one of the featured speakers at the 30th annual New England Tire & Service Association Trade Show and Convention, to be held March 29-30.
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What issue concerns you most heading into 2019?
|The threat of more tariffs.||
27% (27 votes)
|The new Congress in Washington.||
35% (35 votes)
|Price fluctuations for the products we sell.||
10% (10 votes)
|More disruptions across the industry.||
29% (29 votes)
|Total votes: 101|