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Gear Up for AAPEX 2022 With New Mobile App

The AAPEX 2022 Mobile App offers many features to help attendees prepare for this year’s event, including interactive floor plans, exhibitor showrooms and a My Show Planner. AAPEX says its mobile app is live on both the App Store for iOS users and Google Play for Android users. Attendees who currently have the app downloaded

Ted Hughes Named AWDA Executive Director

The Auto Care Association has added Ted Hughes as its new senior director of community engagement and Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) executive director. Hughes will lead the association’s efforts to evolve community engagement among its members while also serving as the liaison between the association and its AWDA community. According to the Auto Care

Monro Reports Most Florida Tire Choice Locations Remain Open

Six of Monro Tire’s Tire Choice Auto Service Center locations in Florida are closed after Hurricane Ian. The remaining 102 stores are fully operational and available to help residents impacted by the hurricane. “We are profoundly thankful that our teammates in the path of Hurricane Ian are accounted for and safe,” says Michael T. Broderick,

Monro Appalachian Tire acquisition
Auto Care Association Adds Foshee as Sr. VP, Govt. Affairs, General Counsel

The Auto Care Association has added Lisa Foshee to its government affairs team. Foshee will be the senior vice president of government affairs and general counsel. In her role, Foshee hopes to provide leadership and direction for the association’s federal and state legislative and regulatory efforts.  These efforts include educating legislators on issues of importance

Lisa Foshee Auto Care Association
Falken to Supply Wildpeak A/T to 2022 Toyota Tundra Models

Continuing its relationship as an original equipment supplier to Toyota Motor Sales, Falken Tires will provide its Wildpeak all-terrain tires to the all-new 2022 Tundra TRD models. Falken says it will offer two different sizes for two versions of the Toyota Tundra TRD – the Wildpeak A/T3W, sized 285/65R18 for the Pro model, and the

Michelin Integrates Two US Camso Plants into Manufacturing Network

The leadership teams of two Camso manufacturing sites in Emporia, Kansas, hosted a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate joining the Michelin manufacturing network and their inclusion in the Michelin North America footprint. “We are so excited to be able to celebrate the Camso Emporia community’s inclusion into the larger Michelin network,” says Manufacturing Director Jason Davis,

Michelin Emporia Factory
Pirelli North America Continues Rebelle Rally Sponsorship

Pirelli North America will once again sponsor the Rebelle Rally, the first women’s off-road navigation rally raid in the United States. According to Pirelli, the rally is an endurance competition for women requiring precision driving and navigation over 1,553 miles (2,500 kilometers) through Nevada and California. Pirelli says the rally is not a race for

Hankook Tire, Formula E Partner on New iOn Race Tire Launch

As of next season, Hankook Tire will be the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship’s exclusive technical partner and tire supplier. At an event in the Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Austria, Hankook officially presented its newly developed iOn race tires to guests and representatives of Formula E. Hankook says it developed the new tire in

Dexterity and Sumitomo Partner on Next Generation of Robots

Dexterity has partnered with Sumitomo Corporation to deploy 1,500 Dexterity-powered robots in warehouses across Japan. The Sumitomo Corporation signed an exclusive distributorship agreement in Japan with Dexterity to push into the Robots as a Service (RaaS) business. Using Dexterity’s SaaS-based robotic intelligence platform will provide customers with full-task robots, the companies say. According to Dexterity,

Yokohama Tire Launches New Advan Sport V107

Yokohama Tire’s ultra-high performance Advan line has a new family member: the Advan Sport V107. This new tire is initially available in 54 sizes ranging from 18 to 22 in., with more sizes up to 23-in. fitments slated for release in early 2023. Yokohama Tire says this new addition to the Advan series features: An

Bridgestone Endorses TCS Technologies as Preferred Software Provider

Bridgestone has partnered with TCS Technologies to equip tire shops with exclusive partnership benefits through their software. According to TCS, tire businesses who sell and service Bridgestone tires can take advantage of integrations tailored specifically for the Bridgestone Affiliated Retailer Nationwide Network. According to TCS, its software program offers a host of features including mobile

Bridgestone Aiken County Tire Plant Earns Sustainability Certification

Bridgestone Americas announced its Aiken County passenger/light truck radial tire plant is the first tire manufacturing facility in America to earn the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Plus recognition for its transparency and traceability of sustainable raw materials including, “bio-circular and circular-based material to replace synthetic rubber,” as the company continues its drive toward