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Bridgestone, Microsoft Create Tire Monitoring System

Bridgestone says it is collaborating with Microsoft to develop a new monitoring system for detecting tire damage issues in real-time. Bridgestone says its Tire Damage Monitoring System

Meyle Expands Oil Change Kits Portfolio

Meyle has expanded its portfolio of repair-friendly complete oil change kits. More than 60 complete sets are currently available for oil changes in automatic transmissions, the company

Kaeser Compressors Releases Redesigned Vacuum Packages

Kaeser Compressors has produced new redesigned rotary screw vacuum packages. The company's ASV, BSV and CSV rotary screw vacuum packages offer capacities from 141 to 554 acfm

Continental Introduces Two New TPMS Tools

Continental has introduced two new Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) tools, the Autodiagnos TPMS D and SE Tools. Autodiagnos TPMS D reads and diagnoses 100% of the

Video: Alternator and Battery Testing

With summertime right around the corner, Tire Review's Mary DellaValle explains why your customers’ battery and alternator need to be up to the task, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Engineering Tires for a Quiet Ride

Tire Review's Maddie Winer details how tire manufacturers engineer tires for a quiet ride, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Recruiting Tips During the Tech Shortage

Tire Review's Mary DellaValle has five tips for dealing with the tech shortage, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

News & People

Industry Vet Rick Phillips Named CEO of Keter Tire USA

Phillips will take the lead in launching a new brand for Keter Tire called NeoTerra, which recently entered into mass production.

Former Maxxis International President Returns as Chairman

Dr. Wally Chen is leaving retirement and will assume the chairmanship following a vote by the board of directors.

Hankook Tire Names New VP of PCLT Sales

In this role, Curtis Brison will be responsible for all U.S. PCLT sales and corporate accounts.

Blackburn OEM Hires Bilingual Wheel Expert

Alex (Javier) Jaramillo, a bilingual OEM wheel expert, will serve as one of Blackburn's inside sales/customer service members.

Nokian Tyres PLC Appoints New President and CEO

Jukka Moisio will take over for Hille Korhonen, who has stepped down after leading the company for three years.

Continental Adds Key Account Manager to Import Channel

Mark Pascuzzo, a veteran of 30-plus years in the automotive aftermarket, was previously a commercial sales manager for a major worldwide aftermarket company with responsibility for North America.

Bridgestone is a GM 2019 Supplier of the Year Winner

This is the 18th time and fifth consecutive year Bridgestone has received the award.

Continental Tire is a GM 2019 Supplier of the Year Winner

This is the fourth time that Continental Tire has received the award in the past five years and the third consecutive year for this honor.

Big O Tires Donates to Family Raising Child with Rare Disease

Big O Tires has donated four tires, plus installation, to the family’s 2019 F150 4x4 truck as the family plans to travel across the U.S.

Schrader Announces Shop Stool Giveaway Winners

The giveaway allowed participants who took all five modules of Schrader’s TPMS e-Training Course the chance to win one of the five Schrader 175th anniversary shop stools.

Continental Tire Launches July, August Promotion

Included in the summer promotion are the CrossContactTM LX25, TerrainContactTM H/T and the TerrainContactTM A/T.

Bridgestone Recalls Certain Mobile Crane Tires

The affected tires do not include the DOT symbol, tire identification number, maximum speed, maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure, and ply number/composition markings on the tire sidewall.

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Podcasts

Michelin VP of Sales: Signs of Recovery Taking Shape

On this episode of What's Treading, we talk with Andrew Meurer, Michelin North America's VP of sales, to get an update on how the company has handled the pandemic, its supply chain, its reasons for stopping direct-to-consumer sales and much more.

Podcast: Tire Sell-Out Trends During the Coronavirus & into the Future with GfK

We speak with experts from GfK about how the coronavirus has impacted PLT tire sell-out nationwide, and tire sell-out trends dealers can expect to see later this year.

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