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Autel US Releases IM608Pro Key Programming Bundle

Autel US has announced its new IM608Pro Key Programming Bundle is currently available for pre-order and will ship starting mid-August. The IM608PROKPA Key Programming Bundle is a

Repair vs. Replace: Your Checklist for Tire Equipment

You want to get the most out of a large purchase like a tire changer or wheel balancer. But just like a car, there’s preventive maintenance that’s

Carlson Releases New ABS Wheel Speed Sensors

Carlson Quality Brake Parts has expanded its product portfolio, adding ABS wheel speed sensors to its catalog of brake parts. The company says the new wheel speed

Toyota Tundra Brake Job

In 2007, the Toyota Tundra’s body was redesigned, and its foundation brake system was updated with larger front brake calipers and rear disc brakes. The control system

Video: Three Tips to Up Your TPMS Service

Tire Review's Maddie Winer gives you three ways to boost customer loyalty and increase shop profitably with TPMS service, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Seven Questions to Ask Off-Road Tire Customers

Tire Review's David Sickels has seven questions you'll want to ask customers shopping for off-road tires, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: GF-6 Oil & What Techs Need To Know

Tire Review's Maddie Winer delves into what you need to know about the new GF-6 oil specification from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

News & People

USTMA Board Extends Chair’s Term, Names New Members

The board extended the term of current board Chair, Goodyear's Steve McClellan, for an additional year through October 2021.

Brian Gibbs Joins Alliance Tire Americas As CFO

With more than 20 years of financial experience and three previous CFO positions, Brian Gibbs will help create financial, operational and strategic plans to help Alliance Tire Americas execute on double-digit annual growth.

Monro CEO Brett Ponton Resigns

Robert Mellor, chairman of Monro's board, has been named interim CEO while the company engages with a leading executive search firm to identify a successor.

Bridgestone Announces New President of Latin America Business

Charlie Rule, new president of Latin American business operations for Bridgestone, will be responsible for all Latin America tire businesses with full P&L responsibility.

Bridgestone Gets New President, Consumer Replacement Tires

Mirella Cielo will be responsible for pursuing new business opportunities and increasing brand equity with consumers.

Conti Commercial Specialty Tires Adds New Americas Head

Matthew Futrelle will oversee all material handling, earthmoving and agriculture tire business in the Americas.

Max Finkelstein Adds Cooper, Mastercraft to PLT Portfolio

Cooper tires will be available starting Sept. 1, with Mastercraft available beginning in the fourth quarter.

TRIB, DKE Enterprises to Promote Retreading in California

Through this multi-year Retread Tire Services Contract, TRIB and DK Enterprises will assist CalRecycle in increasing the use of retreaded tires.

Yokohama Rubber H1 2020: 20.6% Decline in Sales Revenue

Yokohama's sales revenue and business profit in the Tires segment declined from the same period last year due to a downturn in unit sales volume, an upturn in unit costs associated with reduced production volume, and inventory-disposal costs due to a product recall in North America in the first quarter.

Toyo Tire Posts 15.7% Sales Decrease in Q2

Toyo said it is making structural changes and pursuing financial activities with a conservative financial forecast in mind.

Discount Tire, CarAdvise Partner on Tire & Wheel Service

Discount Tire will add hundreds of facilities around the U.S. for CarAdvise's driver members to visit.

McCarthy Tire Service Moves Industrial Services Business

The company renovated a building in Levittown, PA, to operate its truck and bus tire division and industrial services division.

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Apollo Tyres: Strategy of ‘Entrenchment’ for U.S. Market

We speak with Apollo Tyres' executives about the company's largest single investment in a new market in company history and its strategy to gain a foothold in the U.S. market.

Top Shops: What We’ve Learned from COVID-19

In this episode of What's Treading with Tire Review, we talk with several tire dealers to hear how their businesses have changed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and what they've learned along the way.

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