Business, Equipment

Double Coin Tires Opens West Coast Distribution Center

Truck tire manufacturer Double Coin Tires has opened a distribution center in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., its second in North America.

February 5, 2014
Business, Equipment

Improved Retreads Help Wide-Base Tire Users Extend Life of Product, Say Fleets, Makers

Wide-base tires, new and retreaded, are providing an extended-mileage benefit for dry-van carrier Bear Trucking Inc., according to a company manager.

February 3, 2014
Business, Equipment

Cooper Seeks Damages After Ending Apollo Tyres Merger Deal

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. said it will pursue a $112.5 million “reverse termination fee” after ending its attempt to acquire Apollo Tyres.

December 31, 2013
Business, Equipment

Apollo Seeks to Cut $2.5 Billion Cooper Bid Amid Labor Concerns

India-based Apollo Tyres Ltd. is seeking to cut its $2.5 billion offer to buy Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. after U.S. and Chinese workers challenged the takeover plan, Bloomberg News reported.

October 7, 2013
Business, Equipment

Goodyear Opens Highway Hero Award Nominations

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has started accepting nominations for its award that honors truck drivers who have taken risks to help other motorists.

September 25, 2013
Business, Equipment

Ohio Trucking Association’s Davis to Retire After 13 Years as Group’s Executive Director

Larry Davis, executive director of the Ohio Trucking Association, said he will retire in January after 13 years at the helm.

September 16, 2013
Business, Equipment

Campbell to Depart California Trucking Assn.

Mike Campbell, who has led the California Trucking Association for eight years, will retire from the organization as soon as it picks his successor, the group announced late last month.

July 8, 2013
Business, Equipment

California Trucking Association CEO to Retire

California Trucking Association CEO Michael Campbell said he will retire as soon as his successor is selected.

June 25, 2013
Business, Equipment

Cooper Reports Higher First-Quarter Profit

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. said it posted a higher first-quarter profit but lower revenue on a soft global tire market.

May 9, 2013
Business, Equipment

Yokohama to Build Truck Tire Plant in Mississippi

Yokohama Tire Corp. said it signed an agreement to build a $300 million commercial truck tire plant in West Point, Miss.

May 2, 2013