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Hoosier Racing Tire Introduces the Hoosier Hero Program

Hoosier Racing Tire announced the inaugural class of Hoosier Hero drivers from its 2022 racing season at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show in Indianapolis. In honor of those who embody Hoosier’s mission of fueling passion, pride and success, on and off the track, the Hoosier Heroes program was developed to annually recognize accomplished competitors

Cincinnati Business Courier Recognizes Tire Discounters’ Anna Wood

The Cincinnati Business Courier has recognized Anna Wood, vice president and managing director of Tire Discounters, as one of the top-flight leaders in the region, with its annual Women Who Mean Business selection. Anna works alongside Tire Discounters’ President and CEO Jamie Ward overseeing the day-to-day business. The company says she also provides hands-on management

Anna Wood Tire Discounters
Michelin’s Team Bib Wins Torqata’s ‘Reinvent the Wheel’ Hackathon

Torqata says a group of data scientists from Michelin, named Team Bib, won the organization’s “Reinvent the Wheel” Hackathon. According to the organization, the Hackathon is a competition inviting some of the world’s brightest data science minds to converge and solve a difficult data challenge for the automotive aftermarket. This year, the problem focused on

Apollo Tyres’ India Plant Receives Deming Prize

Apollo Tyres says its Chennai plant received the Deming Prize, one of the highest awards on Total Quality Management (TQM). C Thomas Mathew, unit head at the Chennai plant, received the award from the Deming Prize Committee in Tokyo, Japan. Apollo says its Chennai Plant received the award for achieving outstanding performance by practicing TQM,

Continental Named CES Award Honoree For Scenic View HUD

Continental’s Scenic View Head-Up Display (HUD) received a CES 2023 Innovation Award under the vehicle Tech & Advanced Mobility product category. The company says its Scenic View HUD hides a vehicle’s display inside the dashboard and reflects information onto the lower black-band area of the windshield. This creates a reduced look-down angle and higher focal

RNR Tire Express Lands on Franchise Times’ Top 500 List

RNR Tire Express (RNR) announced that it claimed a spot on 2022 Franchise Times Top 500 listing at number 237. Franchise Times uses a combination of companies’ voluntary reports and the most recent franchise disclosure documents to rank the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States. RNR says companies must be a legal United

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Babcox Media Honors Industry Leaders at Night of Excellence

Babcox Media announced the recipients of three automotive excellence awards – Tomorrow’s Tech’s School of the Year, presented by Wix Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts; Counterman’s Counter Professional of the Year, presented by WIX Filters; and Tire Review’s Top Shop, presented by Coats. The event was held in the Venetian Expo on the first floor

AAPEX 2022 Announces Service and Repair Award Winners

AAPEX announced the winners of the third annual Service and Repair Awards that recognize and elevate the essential services provided by shop owners, service advisors and technicians to keep the motoring public on the road, the organization said. AAPEX awarded Shop Owner of the Year to Kristi Hudson, Donnie Hudson and Frank Hudson, Troy Auto

SEMA Announces New Product Award Winners

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners at the 2022 SEMA Show. These awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2022. SEMA’s annual New Product Awards competition recognizes achievements in the development of products being introduced to the automotive

Maxxis VICTRA SPORT EV SEMA new product winner
RNR Tire Express Awarded At Rent-to-Own Conference

Team members of RNR Tire Express were honored at the 2022 Rent-to-Own (RTO) Hall of Honor Inductees ceremony at the RTO World 2022 National Tradeshow & Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Cohosted by Association of Progressive Rental Organizations (APRO) and The Rental Industry Buying Group (TRIB), the yearly event is meant to bring together some of

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Nexen Tire Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

Nexen Tire has received the General Motors Corporation (GM) Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 2021 calendar year. Nexen Tire says it was chosen for its exceptional performance when working with GM and has received the award for eight consecutive years. This award was established by GM to recognize top-performing suppliers who meet or surpass

Technician of the Year Finalists Advance

Eleven of America’s top technicians recently competed in Detroit, Michigan to be named the 2022 Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Technician of the Year hosted by DRiV and Garage Gurus. Nominated by their local warehouse distributor, the technicians arrived in the Motor City to compete against each other by completing a custom ASE test.