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Category: Wheels & Tires

Goodyear Revamps Ways Consumers Purchase its Tires

Goodyear Revamps Ways Consumers Purchase its Tires

| October 15, 2018

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber company has launched Roll by Goodyear, a new tire-buying and installation experience, in the Washington, D.C. metro area next week.  The concept is designed to make tire purchase and installation easier and give time back to consumers. With Roll, customers can shop for tires on their phone, tablet, desktop or […]

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Goodyear Increases Dividend on Common Stock

Goodyear Increases Dividend on Common Stock

| October 10, 2018

  The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the company’s quarterly common stock dividend to 16 cents per share from 14 cents per share. This dividend increase represents an annual rate of 58 cents per share for 2018 and 64 cents per share for 2019. The board declared the increase effective with […]

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TBC Corporation Rebrands Remaining Merchant Tire Locations 

TBC Corporation Rebrands Remaining Merchant Tire Locations 

| October 9, 2018

TBC Corporation,  one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, is continuing the rebranding of Merchant’s® Tire & Auto Service Center locations to NTB® Tire & Service Centers.  The remaining Merchant’s locations, 46 stores in Maryland and Virginia, will be rebranded by the end of November 2018. Once complete, NTB will provide automotive maintenance and […]

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Continental Expands Commercial Light Truck Tire Portfolio 

Continental Expands Commercial Light Truck Tire Portfolio 

| October 8, 2018

Tire manufacturer Continental has expanded its commercial light truck tire portfolio with the new 16-inch Conti LAR 3.  The all-position tire performs admirably in the high scrub conditions faced by regional delivery drivers, and provides industry-leading miles to removal, with up to 32 percent mileage improvement over competitor products. The Conti LAR 3 is designed to withstand […]

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Yokohama Tire Opens Development Center in North Carolina

Yokohama Tire Opens Development Center in North Carolina

| October 2, 2018

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) officially opened its new tire research and development facility – the Yokohama Development Center America (YDCA) – in Cornelius, North Carolina. Local officials joined Yokohama executives for the ribbon-cutting festivities. The high- tech, 25,000-sq.-ft.-building in Mecklenburg County, replaces the temporary R&D office Yokohama has utilized in Concord, North Carolina since 2016. […]

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Cooper® TBR Tires Selected for Blue Bird School Buses 

Cooper® TBR Tires Selected for Blue Bird School Buses 

| September 27, 2018

Cooper Tire announced that its Cooper® brand truck and bus radial (TBR) tires have been selected as standard on Blue Bird school buses.  “We are very pleased to be selected by Blue Bird as original equipment on their high quality school buses that transport children to and from school every day across North America. Both […]

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