Bridgestone Taps Damien Harmon to Lead GCR Tires & Service
Bridgestone Americas Inc. appointed Damien Harmon president of subsidiary GCR Tires & Service, effective Nov. 1. Harmon is chief operating officer of Bridgestone Retail Operations.October 16, 2017
Doublestar Tire Looks to Build US Presence
ATLANTA — Chinese tire maker Doublestar Tire announced it is looking for a U.S. partner to “cooperate” in manufacturing and distributing its truck tires in the United States.
Goodyear Opens Office in Silicon Valley
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has opened its first office in California’s Silicon Valley to connect with automakers and technology firms.September 5, 2017
Fleets Weigh the Benefits of Retreads Versus New Tires
Old habits die hard, as well as negative perceptions. Such is the case with unfavorable views of retread tires. But many fleets are choosing retreads over new tires due to improvements in product quality combined with cost savings.
Snider Fleet Solutions Buys 27 Sites From TCI Tire Centers
Snider Fleet Solutions recently acquired 27 locations from TCI Tire Centers, which the company said makes it one of the largest commercial tire dealers in the United States.July 11, 2017
TP Commercial Solutions Offers Mixed Use Tires
TP Commercial Solutions launched the TG:85 and FG:85 G:85 series tires designed for the steer and drive on-off road application, it said.April 7, 2017
Tire Price Increases as High as 8% Likely
Fleets can expect single-digit increases in tire prices soon, as several manufacturers issued price hikes set to take effect this year.
Bridgestone, Yokohama to Raise Truck Tire Prices
Bridgestone and Yokohama announced Feb. 2 they would be increasing the price of tires as the price of raw materials rise, following a similar announcement from Michelin.February 2, 2017
Cooper Adds Tire Sizes for Drop-Deck Trailers
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. added two sizes to the Roadmaster RM272 commercial tire line, which is engineered to withstand the demands of drop-deck trailers, and noted tires in this application are arguably the most abused of any in the trucking industry.December 20, 2016
Proper Truck Tire Pressure On the Go, Promises California Firm
The lightbulb moment came when Brandon Richardson, a former Detroit automotive engineer, had a tire go flat because it was underinflated.