When Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. announced almost a year ago that it was going to build a consumer tire plant, it did not specify where. Chairman and CEO Rich Kramer would only say it would be built in "the Americas."
Kenda USA has appointed Max Finkelstein Inc. (MFi) its sole distributor for Kenda’s full line of passenger car and light truck tires throughout the northeastern United States, extending from Maryland to Maine.
Flynn’s Tire Wholesale hosted its fifth gold standard incentive program trip from April 13 through April 17, 2015, at the Westin Playa Bonita in Panama City, Panama. Fifty dealer couples, several key suppliers, and Flynn’s wholesale team members enjoyed this trip.
Double Coin Holdings LLC and its American subsidiary, China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) are naming two new regional sales managers: Rico Austin for the Southwest region and Bill Telefonow for Canada.
The topic of sustainability is a high priority for Continental Tire the Americas LLC, and the company's newest tire production facility in Sumter, S.C. is an example of that. The Sumter facility recently attained status as a “zero landfill” plant in its first year of production.
Production of retreaded truck tires grew nearly 5% in 2014, according to Modern Tire Dealer market data. Yet David Stevens, managing director of the Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) says retreaders expect a flat year in 2015. “I don’t think anyone is forecasting much in the way of growth,” he says
Which of these tire merchandisers has superior customer service: Costco Wholesale Corp. or Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (Walmart)? The clear answer, according to a book on, believe it or not, healthcare, is Costco.