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Category: Wheels & Tires

Continental Opens Mississippi Employee Training Center

Continental Opens Mississippi Employee Training Center

| November 27, 2018

Continental, a premier tire manufacturer, recently hosted the grand opening for the company’s new Employee Training Center in Clinton, Mississippi, on November 8.  The ceremony, attended by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant as well as federal, state and local governmental officials, marked a major milestone for the anticipated development. The total investment for the Continental manufacturing […]

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Nokian Tyres to Build New R & D Center 

Nokian Tyres to Build New R & D Center 

| November 27, 2018

To meet growing demand for premium work truck tires, in 2019 Nokian Heavy Tyres will build a new research and development center in Nokia, Finland.  The modern R&D center accelerates the testing phase of new tire models, maintaining the premium quality that Nokian Tyres has been known for 120 years. “In the entire history of […]

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Cooper Tire Opens Byhalia, Mississippi Distribution Center

Cooper Tire Opens Byhalia, Mississippi Distribution Center

| November 19, 2018

Cooper Tire has opened a new 1 million-square-foot warehouse in Byhalia, Miss. The new facility allows Cooper to efficiently consolidate and distribute products directly to customers as well as supply its regional distribution centers.  Centrally located among Cooper’s three U.S. tire manufacturing plants in Findlay, Ohio, Texarkana, Ark., and Tupelo, Miss., the new facility allows […]

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Yokohama Tire Relaunches Online Dealer Training Program

Yokohama Tire Relaunches Online Dealer Training Program

| November 16, 2018

Yokohama Tire’s redesigned dealer training program, called EXCEED®,  is now online. Originally launched in 2010, the program — whose acronym stands for “Excellence Through Certification & Education” — and is available to authorized Yokohama consumer and commercial dealers. The new site includes updated content and an improved user experience, including streamlined access to product modules. EXCEED […]

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TRAC Intermodal Acquires Tire Services Division of Core Fleet

TRAC Intermodal Acquires Tire Services Division of Core Fleet

| November 12, 2018

TRAC Intermodal, a North American chassis pool manager and intermodal equipment provider, announced that it has completed its acquisition of assets relating to the tire services division of Core Fleet, Inc.  The acquisition will allow TRAC Intermodal, through its newly formed subsidiary, TRAC Tire Services LLC, to provide tire wholesale, service, parts distribution and retreading to the […]

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Big O Tires Expands Footprint with North Dakota Location

Big O Tires Expands Footprint with North Dakota Location

| October 31, 2018

Big O Tires®, one of North America’s largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 450 independently-owned and operated locations,  has expanded into North Dakota with its first location in the state.  The expansion into North Dakota now extends the footprint of Big O Tires to 24 states. This is the first Big O Tires for franchisees Randy […]

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