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Hankook Supplies OE Tires for New

Hankook Tire will equip the latest version of the Porsche Panamera

Falken Tire Plans Three New Product

A new rugged-terrain tire, drive tire and all-season UHP tire

Hercules Tires Launches Two New Strong

Hercules Tires, a subsidiary of American Tire Distributors (ATD), has

Flotation vs. Traction in Ag Tires

Traction and flotation represent different operational tasks on the farm.

Johnny G & Friends Podcast

How Text-to-Pay Eliminates Payment Headaches

In this episode, Vic and Doug discuss the benefits of text-to-pay systems as a contactless payment option.

Video: Torquing and Clamping Force

Tire Review’s David Sickels reviews factors to consider when tightening lug nuts, from the Tire Review Continental Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Protecting Carbon Fiber Wheels: Part One

Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle reviews ways to protect carbon fiber wheels, from the Tire Review Continental Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

5 Tips for Incorporating Sustainable Practices Into Your Shop

Tire Review's Maddie Winer reviews five sustainable shop practices, from the Tire Review Continental Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

News & People

Tire Discounters Expands C-Suite

The company has hired Sheri Harper as chief people officer and Jeff Rodgers as CFO.

Goodyear Names New VP, Strategy and Business Development

Goodyear has appointed Thad Ewald as vice president, strategy and business development.

Tire Discounters Appoints New CMO

Chris Yapp will oversee brand strategy and all marketing efforts for the company, including the launch of Protect Your Legacy, Tire Discounters’ new franchise and acquisition program.

CEMB USA Appoints David Martin as COO

As of Aug. 1, Martin took over as COO of CEMB USA. In addition Jeffrey Jobe will retire from BL Systems effective Sept. 1.

Scott Patterson Joins Apollo Tyres’ North American Team

In this role, Patterson will oversee Apollo Tyres' growth initiatives within the U.S. and Canada, the company says.

Sara Correa Named Chief Marketing Officer for Bridgestone

Correa succeeds Philip Dobbs, who recently announced he will retire from Bridgestone in October after a transition period to onboard Correa into her new role.

Continental Launches New G-Max Justice AW Pursuit Tire

Continental reviewed its new products this year including an all-weather pursuit tire during its Continental Gold Dealer Meeting this week in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Yokohama Releases Larger Size for RR42 Tire

The larger size of the RR42 tire is built for the new class of straddle carriers that are increasing container handling efficiency, the company said.

Sumitomo Rubber North America Announces Price Increases

The company said several factors have driven the need for this price increase including increased costs in transportation, labor and raw materials in addition to other market factors.

Sun Auto Tire & Service Completes Hogan and Sons Purchase

The seven stores based in Northern Virginia mark the first East Coast operations in Sun Auto & Tire’s national portfolio and serve to establish the parent company as a coast-to-coast automotive service organization.

Colony Tire and Service Celebrates 100 Years of Glenn Trent

At 99, Glenn Trent, founder of the company that was once Glenn A. Trent Tire Company, still goes on road calls regularly.

Nokian Introduces TR Forest 2 Tractor Tire

The tread pattern on the tire has been updated with new features such as optimized edges, traction boosters and flow guides, according to Nokian.

Podcasts

How Text-to-Pay Eliminates Payment Headaches

In this episode, Vic and Doug discuss the benefits of text-to-pay systems as a contactless payment option.

AMN Drivetime: The Group’s Larry Pavey

In this episode, Larry and Bill talk about everything from the people who make the industry great to keeping strong business relationships going virtually during the pandemic.

AMN Drivetime: NTN’s Kevin Judge

In this episode, Judge shares his industry advice and the lessons he has learns from his early mentors that he carries with him in his current role.

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