Repair shop owners, service advisors and auto technicians will be able to take part in one of the largest automotive aftermarket events held in the Carolinas coming this September.
Triangle Tire, one of the largest Chinese tire manufacturers, will build a $580 million manufacturing plant in North Carolina, the company announced Tuesday.
The North Carolina Tire Dealers Association (NCTDA) is gearing up for their conference and event coming up in March, taking place in Raleigh, N.C.
Bridgestone Americas’ Bandag retread plant in Oxford, N.C., has been recognized as a Carolina Star Site by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
Bridgestone Americas plans to invest an additional $180 million in its passenger tire manufacturing facility in Wilson, N.C., bringing the tiremaker’s total investment in the plant to $344 million.
George Robinson of Smith’s Auto Service in Jacksonville, N.C., was grand prizewinner of Standard Motor Products Inc.’s TechSmart “Show Us Your Shop” Contest. Robinson will have his winning photo placed on the cover of one of TechSmart’s 2017 Product Guides. He will also receive a $100 gift card, as will 24 other participants who submitted
The Yokohama Rubber Co. is establishing a tire research and development center in North Carolina, located in the greater Charlotte area. Currently YRC conducts research on tires for the North American market in several U.S. states and in Japan, but the company hopes to consolidate these R&D activities with the new center. The consolidation should
NTB Tire & Service Centers has opened several new locations in North Carolina. The newest locations are located in Huntersville, Charlotte and Waxhaw, giving NTB a total of 50 locations within the state. All three new stores are equipped with eight service bays and state-of-the-art equipment, according to TBC Corp., owner of NTB Tire &
Bridgestone Americas broke ground on the expansion of its Wilson, N.C., passenger tire manufacturing facility on March 9. “Today is a momentous day for all of us at the Wilson plant and across Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, as we break ground on this important expansion that will allow us to grow our production and manufacturing
North Carolina tire and automotive service companies will start charging tax on labor/service starting March 1. North Carolina is making an adjustment on how tax revenues are collected, switching more to a “user tax,” and this new tax is one step the state is taking to do so. The North Carolina Tire Dealers Association fought
Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. has named Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Parrish Tire Co. as its Authorized Kenda Distributor for the southeast region. Parrish Tire will provide daily service to a network of Kenda Traction retailers in four states, including Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. “With distribution centers in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia. We are
Bridgestone Americas is expanding the company’s Wilson, N.C., passenger tire manufacturing facility. The expansion is part of a five-year, $164 million investment to meet market demands and invest in newer, more efficient technology, Bridgestone said. The multi-phase expansion of the plant is expected to break ground in early 2016. Phases one and two, which will