LAS VEGAS — Every decade or so the automotive aftermarket must learn and become proficient in servicing a game-changing vehicle technology. Today, the sea change comes in the form of collision-avoidance systems known collectively as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).
LAS VEGAS — For years, the Global Tire Expo – Powered by TIA has been the home for exhibiting tire manufacturers, wheel suppliers and tire-service equipment companies. Now, AAPEX wants a piece of the tire business action.
LAS VEGAS — The Tire Industry Association has developed a pair of training programs, for automotive and commercial tires, designed for industry professionals who do not service tires but need introductory training into tire and wheel service.
LAS VEGAS — Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels garnered its fair share of accolades at the recent Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas, taking home a trio of SEMA Global Media Awards and an Export Achievement Certificate from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
LAS VEGAS — For the second year in a row a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro took home top honors in the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition, beating out a pair of vintage Chevy pickups and a rare Iso Rivolta sport compact.
LAS VEGAS — Members of the Automotive Lift Institute have elected Jeff Kritzer of BendPak Inc. to be chairman of the group's board of directors, succeeding Stet Schanze of Gray Manufacturing Co., who has served three-plus terms as chair
LAS VEGAS — The Specialty Equipment Market Association has named Hunter Engineering its "Manufacturer of the Year," an award that recognizes a manufacturing company for "outstanding contributions" to the automotive industry during the previous 12 months.
LAS VEGAS — Kenda Tire USA Inc. recently unveiled the Klever AT2 light truck tire, the successor to the Klever A/T line, which is designed to give consumers more highway driving benefits while maintaining the integrity of an all-terrain tire.
LAS VEGAS — The Tire Industry Association is planning a series of special events next year — including an international industry issues summit during the 2020 SEMA Show — to help mark its centennial year.