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Video: Growth in the H/T Tire Segment

Tire Review's Mary DellaValle has tips to capitalize on the H/T tire trend, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Servicing TPMS Sensors with a Clamp-On Metal Valve

Tire Review's Maddie Winer has more service tips for TPMS sensors with clamp-on metal valves, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Why CV Joint Boots Fail Prematurely

Tire Review's David Sickels explains reasons why CV joints and boots fail early, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

News & People

Hamaton Appoints New Technical Support Specialist

Nick Wheeker will work alongside a team to answer support calls and carry out vehicle testing to ensure the company's sensor coverage is up-to-date.

TBC Brands’ President to Retire

Succeeding Marty Krcelic (left) to lead TBC Brands as senior vice president of sales is Geoff Doster (right).

Direct Tire Owner Barry Steinberg Dies at 75

Barry Steinberg started Direct Tire & Auto in 1974 after being drafted and serving in the Vietnam War. He grew the dealership to five locations in the metro Boston area and was named a Tire Review Top Shop Finalist in 2008.

Fountain Tire Names MVP at Virtual Convention

Jaecen Aspa, who partnered in the Terrace store in 2017, grew the local business by 28 percent over the past year and expanded services in nearby communities of Kitimat and Prince Rupert.

Bridgestone Americas Makes Leadership Changes

President and CEO Paolo Ferrari says the new organizational structure strikes a balance between execution on Bridgestone's core tire business and the further development of its medium- and long-term sustainable and mobility solutions platforms.

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Names New President, CEO

In his most recent role, John Thomas served as president and CEO of Webasto Charging Systems, Inc.

Hankook Survey Reveals U.S. Optimism for Summer Travel

Hankook found nearly half (45%) of Americans say they are driving every day, which is more than twice as many as the same time last year (20%).

BKT Launches New 525/65 R 20.5 Size for Ridemax FL 699

The company says the Ridemax tire range is designed for transport operations with tractors and trailers in agricultural and industrial applications.

BKT Issues Statement Regarding India Tire Plant Rumors

BKT has issued a statement regarding rumors regarding COVID-19 and its tire plants in India.

Titan Expands Warranty Coverage on Construction Tires

Titan International has enhanced its warranty policy on some Titan and Goodyear construction tires.

Discount Tire Partners with AAA’s Roadside Assistance Program

The partnership is intended to provide the full range of Discount Tire services to AAA members with tire-related emergencies.

Tire and Rubber Assoc. of Canada Launches New Website

The site consolidates TRAC’s consumer-facing “Be Tire Smart” and “Fuel Saving Tires” websites to combine industry and consumer information.

Podcasts

Manufacturer’s POV: Today’s Tire Supply Chain ‘Growing Pains’

To help us make sense of the supply chain challenges today, Sumitomo Rubber North America's Ron Papcun, senior vice president of operations, explains reasons for supply chain delays, how we got to this point and what we can expect in terms of a "new normal."

Q&A with Coats: Tire Changers & Wheel Balancers

Coats experts Kyle Harris and Ryan Rouser dive into some topics around tire changers and wheel balancers on tire dealers' minds.

TIA: Transitioning to Virtual Training Amid COVID

Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training for the Tire Industry Association, delves into the challenges and opportunities of transitioning in-person, hands-on TIA training sessions, which made up a majority of its training and a large chunk of its revenue, to a virtual environment.

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