On the heels of a successful online retail program for its consumer tire lines, Goodyear is expanding its e-commerce program to include its commercial products, scheduled to launch as a pilot program in the second quarter of 2019, with full availability in the third quarter of 2019.
Titan International announced the second year of its exclusive sales training experience for tire dealers: Titan University (Titan U).
With the success of the 2018 program in training over 400 students, Titan has expanded Titan U to offer two learning levels for intermediate and advanced tire and wheel education. All sessions consist of classroom instruction, hands-on training and sales components. Registration is currently open for the remaining 2019 sessions.
Shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ: GT) fell nearly 12% last month, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence . The global tire manufacturer owns a portfolio of 47 manufacturing facilities in 21 countries, but that planet-spanning diversification has turned into more of a liability in recent years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations plans to expand its Warren County, Tenn., production plant as part of a three-year, $40 million project.
KALUTARA, Sri Lanka — Continental A.G. has acquired full ownership of Sri Lankan solid tire maker Eu-Retec (Pvt) Ltd., buying the 49-percent stake it didn’t own from the company’s managing director.
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, tire manufacturer Titan International (maker of Goodyear Farm Tires) will host the 4th Ride to a Cure event this Saturday at Water Works Park in Des Moines, Iowa
The free, family-friendly event is open to the public with 100% of proceeds going to John Stoddard Cancer Center in central Iowa.
Titan will host a hayrack ride, pumpkin painting and a car show. The Iowa Speedway Official Pace Car will also be on site.
Presenting itself as a global, top-tier truck tire manufacturer, Hankook Tire has started preparations for this year’s 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles show, taking place in Hanover, Germany between September 20th and 27th.
Hankook will be premiering a new tire line-up for mild on- and off-road use. These tires are engineered for ultimate steering, driving, trailer axle. In an outdoor exhibition area, the company will be highlighting further brand activities.
AKRON — The world’s leading tire makers committed more than $7.5 billion in the past year toward new plants and capacity expansions, representing more than 82 million units of new annual car tire and 7.5 million units of new truck/bus tire capacity.
GRI tires will be showcasing their latest specialty Agriculture Tires at the Farm Progress show from August 28 to 30 in Boone, Iowa.
GRI will be showcasing their Radial range of Tractor tires, namely the GREEN XLR 70 and 85 series; the combination of radial technology, tread design, strong carcass and impact ply proves to deliver a longer service life with high resistance against wear and cuts.
Bridgestone is to invest approximately US$182.5m in its factory in Poznań, Poland, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
One of the largest employers in the region, the plant has produced more than 125,161,500 tires to date. If these were distributed to the residents of Poznań, everybody would receive 232 tires apiece.