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Autel U.S. Expands ADAS Calibration Coverage

Autel U.S. has released three calibration expansion packages for its Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) calibration frame systems, the Standard Calibration System and the MA600 Mobile Calibration

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

Video: Finding Hidden Suspension Damage

Tire Review's Mary DellaValle investigates how a bent, broken or misaligned steering or suspension can cause a vehicle to handle poorly and create excessive tire wear and poor fuel economy, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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.

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.

Cooper Tire Names Sr. VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Paula Whitesell's career has included stints at Peapod Digital Labs and Whirlpool Corp.

Bridgestone Reveals New Global Tagline

Bridgestone says the "Solutions for your Journey" tagline represents a milestone as the company continues to develop sustainable solutions.

Dealer Tire Named 2020 Top Workplace

This was the fifth consecutive year that Dealer Tire has been named to the Plain Dealer’s list of best places to work in Northeast Ohio.

Bridgestone Announces Mid- to Long-Term Business Strategy

Bridgestone says its strategy will focus the company on becoming a leader in sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

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.

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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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