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Bromfield, Gaetz Discuss Toyo’s Future Plans
April 9, 2014 At last month’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Tire Review had the chance to sit down with Roy Bromfield, COO, and Randy Gaetz, vice president of sales for Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. The men shed some light on the tire industry as a whole, as well as Toyo’s goals and position in the mark... read more
5 Questions With ... Paolo Ferrari, chairman and CEO of Pirelli Tire North America
 By Matt Bemer March 6, 2014 Pirelli Tire North America chairman and CEO Paolo Ferrari spoke with Tire Review at February’s ... read more
Five Questions With Ken Langhals
 By Jim Smith February 10, 2014 A look at the Ohio tire distributor to see how the company has grown so much in recent years. read more
What's Next for ATD?
 By Jim Smith February 7, 2014 ATD President and CEO Bill Berry discuss the company's plans after its expansion from buying out Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. read more
Yokohama COO: China Imports Large Part of Consumer Tire Growth
January 14, 2014 Yokohama Tire Corp. COO Takayuki Hamaya gave us a review of his company’s 2013 efforts and a look forward at the coming year.... read more
A Conversation With Paolo Ferrari, Pirelli Tire North America Chairman & CEO
 By Jim Smith January 15, 2013 Nearly one year ago, when Paolo Ferrari left Telecom Italia to join Pirelli Tyre SpA as chairman and CEO of its NAFTA region operations, he wasted little time making a major impression on the tiremaker and its customers. Days, weeks, months were ... read more
A Conversation With Soo-Il Lee, Hankook Tire America president & CEO
 By Jim Smith December 12, 2012 Soo-Il Lee has led Hankook Tire America Corp. for three years now, and during that time the company has enjoyed its greatest growth both here and globally. In 2011, the American arm exceeded $1 billion in sales for the first time, and expect... read more
Conti Truck R&D Chief Reflects on 51-Year Career
 By Jim Smith August 22, 2012 The name Roger Stansbie is likely not a household one among tire dealers. Over the past 51 years, though, Stansbie has built a remarkable resume of achievement and expertise, especially in commercial truck tires.... read more
Kumho's Brennan: 'It is Socially Advantageous to Get a Deal'
 By Denise Koeth June 12, 2012 [Editor's Note: Kumho Tire USA recently hosted Tire Review at a Los Angeles Lakers home game, after which Rick Brennan, vice president of marketing, sat for an interview to discuss the tiremaker's Lakers sponsorship, its place in the U.S. m... read more
Ohio Distributor Leading Shift in Wholesale Business
 By Jim Smith April 9, 2012 In 1972, No Name Tire Store opened its doors in small-town Alliance, Ohio. Owned by Terry Tolerton, the business changed its name to Terry's Tire Town thanks to an advertising contest. And what started as a five-bay front in a town wedged between... read more
Kumho Execs Talk Marketing, Fill Rate and Dealer Incentives in 2012
 By Denise Koeth February 15, 2012 Kumho Tire USA's Rick Brennan and David Koh discuss the tiremaker's push to increase brand awareness through sports marketing, Kumho's 2011 successes, and some insight for 2012. read more
Shandong Linglong Tyre Seeks Expansion in N.A. Market
 By Jim Smith December 7, 2011 Shandong Linglong Tyre Co. started life in 1975 when China and Chinese businesses remained a huge mystery to outsiders. Mao Zedong was still alive and leading the country, and only recently had Western leaders visited the country. The state-owned... read more
Two Years After GPX Acquisition, Alliance Still Focusing on Growth
 By Denise Koeth October 14, 2011 When Alliance Tire Group acquired portions of the bankrupt GPX International Tire in December 2009, the tiremaker inherited a presence in the medium truck tire market, taking over distribution of China's Aeolus Tyre Co. in the U.S. Prior to the p... read more
Hub Assemblies: Frequently Asked Questions
May 23, 2011 Maintaining the firm connection of the wheels to a car's chassis is crucial in giving customers a trouble-free ride. Made of either plastic or metal, wheel hubs contain the wheel bearings which allow the wheels to move freely. The hub also protects t... read more
New TRIB MD Talks About Plans, Members and Association's Role
 By Jim Smith March 15, 2011 Only David Stevens knows if he was prepared to step in as the new managing director of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, a post he took over last November following the unpopular dismissal of the well-known and respected Harvey Br... read more
Kumho Execs Talk 2011 Strategy
 By Denise Koeth February 1, 2011 During Kumho Tire USA's ... read more
After a Year of Introspection, Alliance Ready for Growth
 By Denise Koeth January 18, 2011 When Tire Review last met with Yo­gesh Mahansaria, CEO of Alliance Tire Group, the company had recent... read more
New Chief, New Offices, New Sponsorship, Renewed Attitude at Pirelli
 By Jim Smith October 18, 2010 When he took over as chairman and CEO of Pirelli Tire North America, Mauro Pessi was certainly no stranger to the tiremaker or its parent, ... read more
Strong People, Focused Strategy Has Cooper Moving, Says Armes
 By Jim Smith October 18, 2010 One could certainly see Roy Armes as the typical organizational man, given his long 31-year background with Whirlpool, where he held a numbe... read more
New VP Sees Numerous Opportunities for Conti to Score
 By Jim Smith June 17, 2010 Just over a year ago, Bill Caldwell was named vice president of sales and marketing for Continental Tire the Americas passenger and light t... read more
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