MTD - Hot Wire Thursday Edition
June 23, 2017
News & Articles
Why Costco May Be a Better Tire Retailer Than You

I have written in the past about how progressive and tire-dealer-like Costco Wholesale Corp. is. It just doesn't sell tires like a wholesale club, and it even sells online.

Michelin Plans a Global Reorganization, and Job Cuts

A planned reorganization by Michelin Group "would significantly impact jobs" in the U.S. and France. But there's one part of the business that won't be affected: Michelin's production facilities.  

Continental Will Raise Truck Tire Prices Again

Continental Tire the Americas LLC is increasing the prices of Continental, General and AmeriSteel-brand truck tires effective July 1.  

Tire Discounters Continues To Grow With New Stores and a New Market

Tire Discounters Inc. will expand into its sixth state later this year, and says it is "also looking for other strategic opportunities."  

Don Bales Will Oversee Corporate Logistics for Centric Parts

Centric Parts has promoted Don Bales to the newly created position of corporate logistics manager.  

Six Hankook Tire Dealers Will Host Events for Veterans

Six tire dealers will help Hankook Tire America Corp. continue its partnership with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization. Those dealers will host the group's Mobile Service Offices (MSO) at their stores so the DAV can reach out to veterans in those communities.  

Huayi Tire Canada Picks 50-Year Veteran for East Region Sales

Huayi Tire Canada Inc., the marketer and distributor for Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its associate brands, has named Robert Vetter the east region fleet sales manager.

Kumho Supports Susan G. Komen Race in Atlanta

Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. is supporting Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta as the sponsor of the survivor area during the 2017 Race for the Cure.  

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