Hoosier named Formula Vee spec tire supplier
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) has designated Hoosier Racing Tire as the exclusive race tire supplier for its Formula Vee class for the 2019-21 seasons for all club events.
Falken adds road-hazard coverage to 11 passenger/LT tire lines
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Falken Tire Corp. has added road-hazard warranty protection in the U.S. and Canada to 11 of its passenger and light truck tire lines for tires purchased during calendar year 2019.
Automotive Service Association schedules annual meeting, conference
HURST, Texas — The Automotive Service Association has scheduled its 2019 Annual Business Meeting & Conference for April 30-May 2.
Mighty Auto Parts promotes 4 execs to key leadership roles
NORCROSS, Ga. — Mighty Distributing System of America has promoted four executives to leadership roles in line with anticipated sales growth in 2019 and beyond.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Highlights from the tire industry in 2018
While these stories may not have been among our top 10 biggest of the year they certainly had an impact.
YEAR IN REVIEW: A look at the top executive changes of 2018
Here's is a look at some of the executive changes that occurred in the tire and automotive service industries during the past year.
YEAR IN REVIEW: The demise of the sedan
The landscape of the automotive aftermarket and tire industry promises to change in the coming two decades, thanks to decisions that two of the Big Three domestic auto makers made in 2018.
Firestone to become title sponsor of Grand Prix of Monterey
MONTEREY, Calif. — Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s Firestone brand has secured the title sponsorship for the next two year for the season-ending race of the NTT IndyCar Series season.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Advances in technology
Each year, it seems, something new, something different, something innovative shakes up an industry in some way or another. While nothing such as the development of the pneumatic tire, radial tire or the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) hit ...
YEAR IN REVIEW: Notable deaths in tire industry in 2018
As part of review of 2018, we take a moment to remember those within the tire industry who died last year.
Love's eyes 40 new stores in 2019, 30-plus with Tire Care or Speedco on site
OKLAHOMA CITY — Love's Travel Stops is planning to open 40 Travel Stops this year — including more than 30 that will have a Love's Truck Tire Care or Speedco unit on site — expanding the truck stop operator's network to 500-plus ...
Big O franchisee Monteverde acquires 8 Texas NTB stores from TBC
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Big O Tires franchisee Chris Monteverde has acquired eight former NTB Tire & Service Center stores in Texas from TBC Corp. and is converting them to Big O signage.
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What was the most interesting story from 2018?
|Michelin, Sumitomo form tire distribution joint venture, NTW.||
12% (32 votes)
|Bridgestone, Goodyear form tire distribution joint venture, TireHub.||
37% (102 votes)
|ATD cuts staff, declares bankruptcy as result of wholesale market disruption.||
28% (77 votes)
|Trade war escalates and NAFTA is replaced.||
8% (23 votes)
|Disruption in auto industry as Ford eliminates most sedans, GM to shutter 3 plants||
8% (22 votes)
|Michelin continues to grow, acquires Camso, Fenner.||
8% (21 votes)
|Total votes: 277|