RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Falken Tire Corp. has promoted Bob Klimm to director of sales, commercial division, responsible for guiding the growth of Falken's truck and bus radial business in North America.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Zafco International and Martino Tire & Auto executive Minoo Mehta is ramping up the scale of the wholesale distribution company he opened in 2015, by securing U.S. distribution rights to Pirelli-brand farm and OTR and Magna-brand OTR tires.
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. — Continental Tire the Americas has added a second production shift for pre-cured tread rubber at its Mount Vernon tire plant in anticipation of a 300% jump in retread production this year by ContiLifeCycle customers in North America.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is prepared to go ahead with plans to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods from China — including tires and other automotive components — to 25%, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations is calling on President Trump and Congressional leaders to move forward on plans they disclosed this week to craft a $2 trillion infrastructure spending bill.
FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has raised prices on its Cooper- and Roadmaster-brand truck tires to compensate for the elevated import duties levied by the U.S. government on truck tires from China.