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Goodyear Will Shut Down Manufacturing in Americas Region
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Goodyear Will Shut Down Manufacturing in Americas Region

March 18th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will suspend tire and chemical manufacturing in its Americas region through at least April 3 or until further notice “in response to the sudden decline in market demand resulting from the rapid...
Dealers React to Coronavirus Crisis, Prepare For Impact
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Dealers React to Coronavirus Crisis, Prepare For Impact

March 16th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
MTD recently contacted several independent tire dealers to find out how they are reacting to the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent government actions. “This represents uncharted waters for us,” says John Ziegler, vice...
Sailun Will Expand Passenger, Truck Tire Plants
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Sailun Will Expand Passenger, Truck Tire Plants

March 11th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
Sailun Group Co. Ltd. has started major expansions at its production facilities located in Dongying and Shenyang, China. “The project expansion will focus on plans to equip these additional production lines with the latest...
TIA Sets Dates, Location for Next OTR Tire Conference
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TIA Sets Dates, Location for Next OTR Tire Conference

March 4th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced that its 2021 Off-the-Road Tire (OTR) Conference will take place Feb. 17-20 at the Hilton El Conquistador hotel in Tucson, Ariz. TIA unveiled its plans for next year’s event...
TIA Adds Automotive Tire Service Instructor Class
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TIA Adds Automotive Tire Service Instructor Class

March 3rd, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has added a class on its seven-city Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Instructor Tour. The class will take place March 24-27 in Charlotte, N.C., at the NASCAR Technical Institute. It will...
Special Report: Coronavirus Creates Uncertainty in Tire Industry
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Special Report: Coronavirus Creates Uncertainty in Tire Industry

March 2nd, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
The spread of the coronavirus has created a tremendous amount of uncertainty – not just within the tire industry, but across markets worldwide. Just last week, the United States stock market suffered a loss of more than 3,500...
The Top 5 Safety Hazards of OTR Tire Service – and How to Avoid Them
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The Top 5 Safety Hazards of OTR Tire Service – and How to Avoid Them

February 25th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
By Kevin Rohlwing Working on OTR tires is certainly outside the normal realm of tire and wheel service. The size and weight of the tires, rim components, bead breakers, and other tools and equipment add a physical element to...
Pirelli adds driving simulator at Milan R&D center
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Pirelli adds driving simulator at Milan R&D center

February 19th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
MILAN — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has added a driving simulator at its research and development center in Milan in an effort to reduce tire development time and facilitate iterations. Installed as part of the tire maker’s...
Hankook touts growth plans at annual dealer event
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Hankook touts growth plans at annual dealer event

February 19th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico — Hankook Tire America Corp. plans to introduce new OE fitments and commercial truck tire products this year as its parent company continues to ramp up capacity to 4.8 million tires in 2020. Hankook also...
Michelin Will Raise PLT Tire Prices
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Michelin Will Raise PLT Tire Prices

February 18th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
Michelin North America Inc. will increase the price of passenger and light truck tires under the Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal brands. The company says prices will increase by up to 7% in the U.S. and up to 5% in Canada on...