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OE tire brands finding right balance, J.D. Power Finds
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OE tire brands finding right balance, J.D. Power Finds

March 25th, 2020 | by Aftermarket News
Overall customer satisfaction with original equipment (OE) tires reaches an all-time high in 2020, as tire manufacturers have found the right balance of performance characteristics — without making sacrifices that jeopardize...
Lockdown stops tyre production in India
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Lockdown stops tyre production in India

March 25th, 2020 | by Tyrepress
The lockdown now in place across India is one of the most radical measures seen to date during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, tyre production has come to a standstill at plants across the country. While India’s government...
COVID-19 and automakers: All the plants shut down due to the coronavirus
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COVID-19 and automakers: All the plants shut down due to the coronavirus

March 24th, 2020 | by Roadshow By Cnet
As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the world, automakers are taking extreme measures in the form of plant closures to halt the spread of COVID-19, which the coronavirus causes. The situation remains fluid as more...
Pirelli Cancels Planned 2021 Calendar
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Pirelli Cancels Planned 2021 Calendar

March 24th, 2020 | by Tyre Trade News
Pirelli, in light of the present Covid-19 emergency, has decided to cancel the production and launch of the 2021 Pirelli Calendar. In the context of other initiatives already undertaken bythe company, “The Cal” project will...
How tire manufacturers are responding to Covid-19
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How tire manufacturers are responding to Covid-19

March 22nd, 2020 | by Tire Review
Tire manufacturers explain how their businesses – production, operations and distribution – have been affected by the coronavirus. As the coronavirus continues to spread, Tire Review reached out to tire manufacturers to see...
Analysis: Tire plants close across Europe, Americas
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Analysis: Tire plants close across Europe, Americas

March 22nd, 2020 | by Tire Industry Research
by David Shaw It happened sooner than we expected, but it happened just as we predicted a week ago. Tire factories across the developed world are closing, albeit temporarily, as OE demand for tires plunges. The announcements came...
Cooper to suspend production at U.S., Mexico plants
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Cooper to suspend production at U.S., Mexico plants

March 21st, 2020 | by Tire Business Staff
FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. plans to suspend production temporarily at its tire plants in the U.S. and Mexico, “to protect the health and safety of employees and respond to market demand that has been...
Continental Survey: “Fuel saving is essential in the tire of the future”
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Continental Survey: “Fuel saving is essential in the tire of the future”

March 21st, 2020 | by Euro Pneus
More than 40% of respondents pointed out that the most important thing is optimization in fuel economy, and 92% believe that the quality / performance ratio of the tire is more important than sustainable production. Continental...
Set higher labor pricing and sell value for a home run in increased profits
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Set higher labor pricing and sell value for a home run in increased profits

March 19th, 2020 | by Aftermarket Matters
BY DAVE SCHEDIN Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a multi-part series, “Workflow to Cashflow,”  by Dave Schedin, of CompuTrek Automotive Coaching & Training, who has more than 40 years in the automotive...
USTMA urges government to designate vehicle maintenance as ‘essential service’
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USTMA urges government to designate vehicle maintenance as ‘essential service’

March 19th, 2020 | by Traction News Staff
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) in partnership with the American Trucking Associations (ATA), Auto Care Association, Automotive Oil Change Association (AOCA), Motor & Equipment Manufacturers...
Coronavirus and your repair shop: how to minimize the impact
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Coronavirus and your repair shop: how to minimize the impact

March 18th, 2020 | by Aftermarket Matters
Editor’s Note: Carolyn Coquillette is the founder and CEO of Shop-Ware Inc., based in San Francisco, and is owner of Luscious Garage, a hybrid specialty shop, also in San Francisco. Below is from Coquillette’s Shop-Ware blog....