Hot Wire - Thursday
MTD - Hot Wire Thursday Edition
September 29, 2016
News & Articles
The 2 Most Likely Tire Companies Continental Might Acquire Are...

Continental AG reportedly is mulling over an acquisition in the tire industry. Is Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. a likely target?

Photos: 2016 Tire Dealer of the Year

Alpio Barbara, owner and president of Redwood General Tire Service Co. in Redwood City, Calif. is Modern Tire Dealer's 24th Tire Dealer of the Year. Here's a look at his $12 million single-store dealership.

Will the Big 3 Be at the Global Tire Expo?

The mining industry may be a niche market, but it is a big niche market, both figuratively and literally. Just look at MINExpo International 2016.

Yokohama Picks New President for Its Tire Business

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has named Masataka Yamaishi the new president of the manufacturer's tire business. Yamaishi will assume the new title Oct. 1.

Bartec Expands Placard Coverage for Tech400Pro TPMS Tool

Bartec USA LLC's Tech400Pro and Tech500 tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tools can now adjust the recommended inflation pressure (RIP or placard) for 23 additional vehicles.

Toyo Open Country A26 Tire Is OE on Nissan Titan

The Toyo Open Country A26 tire has been selected as the original equipment tire for the 2017 Nissan Titan in North America.

Nokian CEO Is Leaving at End of 2016

Ari Lehtoranta, the CEO and president of Nokian Tyres plc, will leave the company at the end of 2016. The company says he is resigning "in order to pursue new opportunities outside of Nokian Tyres."  

Giti Gives Away Trips to the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl

Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. is showing off its sponsorship of the Rose Parade with an accompanying sweepstakes of trips to attend the parade and Rose Bowl college football game in Pasadena, Calif.

Hunter Improves Flush Mount Design of Drive-Over Tread Depth System

Hunter Engineering Co. says it has improved the flush mount design of its drive-over tread depth system to ensure zero obstructions or obstacles in the inspection lane.

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