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Nokian Tyres Acquires Industrial Property in Nokia, Finland

Nokian Tyres has acquired the entire share capital of the industrial property at Pirkkalaistie in Nokia, Finland from a real estate company Nokian Portti Oy. The total floor area of the building is approximately 27,000 square meters (290,626 square feet) and is directly connected to Nokian Tyres’ headquarters and factory, according to the company. After

AAPEX 2022: Popular General Sessions Return

The AAPEX Show will again offer two free general sessions on the top automotive trends from 11 a.m. to noon at The Venetian Expo in Las Vegas. On Nov. 1, Todd Campau, associate director of Aftermarket Solutions at S&P Global Mobility, will share his annual overview of key industry trends and new insight affecting the

Yokohama Tire Announces Fall Rebate Promotion

Yokohama Tire will run its annual rebate promotion in which consumers can earn up to $100 in the form of a Yokohama Mastercard Prepaid card after purchasing a set of four select Yokohama tires from Oct. 1-31. “The fall rebate features a wide selection of some of our most popular tires,” says Alan Holtschneider, Yokohama’s

RNR Tire Express Begins 7th Annual Anti-Breast Cancer Campaign

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets underway this October, RNR Tire Express debuted its seventh annual Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign nationwide. The company says participating RNR locations will donate a portion of all tire sales to foundations advancing the cause of breast cancer research and the search for a cure. According to RNR, family

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Omni United Continues Breast Cancer Research Foundation Support

Through its flagship brand Radar Tires, Omni United announced it will continue supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Omni United says it has been supporting BCRF since 2011 and has donated $1.4 million to BCRF over the years. The announcement comes as October marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to Omni

Pirelli Breaks Record on New Lambo Urus Model with 22-in. Tires

Pirelli Tire finished the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on the Lamborghini Urus Performante in record time for the category on 22-in. P Zero Trofeo R tires, the company says. A new addition to Pirelli’s family of Urus-compatible tires, the 22-in. P Zero Trofeo R is specifically intended for the track but also approved for

Goodyear to Invest in Topeka Tire Plant

Goodyear’s tire manufacturing facility in Tokpeka, Kansas, could be in store for an expansion backed by significant investment. Topeka and Shawnee County’s Joint Economic Development Organization (JEDO) board approved an incentive agreement to help improve Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s Topeka tire plant, according to a press release from Go Topeka economic development. Goodyear’s Topeka

Rep. Gonzales Joins Alliance Executives to Talk Right to Repair

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance hosted U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales of the 23rd District of Texas at its San Antonio headquarters. The Congressman joined Alliance executive staff members to discuss the aftermarket industry’s most pressing issues for warehouse distributors and shop customers, The Alliance said. The discussion also focused on the American consumer and the

eBay Motors Experience to Debut at 2022 SEMA Show

The 2022 SEMA Show will include a brand-new feature – the eBay Motors Experience. Located in more than 100,000 square feet of space in front of the Las Vegas Convention Center, eBay Motors Experience will anchor the outdoor area and welcome Showgoers with engaged and experiential activities as soon as they arrive on site, according

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Toyo Tire Promotes Mike Snyder, Kenny Frederick

Toyo Tire U.S.A Corp. has promoted two members of the company’s leadership team. Mike Snyder is now the senior director of strategic accounts and Kenny Frederick has been named sales director for the eastern division. Snyder previously served as sales and strategic accounts director and joined Toyo in 1993. With almost 30 years at the

Michelin Releases Agilis HD Z as New Urban and Regional Tire

Michelin North America has released the Michelin Agilis HD Z 19.5 in two sizes to offer fleets with light and medium-duty vehicles durable, long-lasting tires optimized for the stresses of urban and regional environments. The Agilis HD Z 19.5-in. tires will replace the Michelin XZE in two current sizes (225/70R19.5 LRG and 245/70R19.5 LRH) in

Bartec USA Expands Field Service Team with Adrian Fiondella

Bartec USA continues to expand its field service team by hiring industry veteran Adrian Fiondella. Fiondella joins Bartec USA’s growing North American sales team, Bartec says. “With a wealth of automotive aftermarket experience, Adrian brings impressive credentials to our field service team,” says Bartec Director of Sales Ed Jones. Based in Texas, Fiondella has spent