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Category: Wheels & Tires

Yokohama Temporarily Suspends  Production at Mississippi Truck Tire Plant

Yokohama Temporarily Suspends Production at Mississippi Truck Tire Plant

| March 30, 2020

 Yokohama’s supply position remains strong, but the company will work closely with dealers to mitigate any unexpected disruptions Yokohama Corporation of North America (YCNA) is suspending production at its plant in West Point, Mississippi as of March 28, 2020. The controlled shutdown at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM) is in response to the impact of […]

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BestDrive Keeps Stores Open with Normal Hours To Support Essential Fleets and Roadside Service

BestDrive Keeps Stores Open with Normal Hours To Support Essential Fleets and Roadside Service

| March 27, 2020

Locations across the United States remain open with normal hours BestDrive, a commercial tire dealer and retreader focusing on Continental tire offerings, is open with standard operating hours during the COVID-19 pandemic as an essential partner for critical transportation needs. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a […]

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Goodyear Auto Service, Just Tires to Remain Open to Meet Critical Tire and Auto Care Needs

Goodyear Auto Service, Just Tires to Remain Open to Meet Critical Tire and Auto Care Needs

| March 24, 2020

Customers, including the law enforcement, first responders and medical workers responsible for protecting public health and safety, rely on Goodyear In response to the rapid spread of COVID-19, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced changes it is making to meet current customer demand and to help protect the health and wellbeing of its Goodyear […]

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Cooper Tire Announces Temporary Shutdown of Manufacturing Facilities in the Americas

Cooper Tire Announces Temporary Shutdown of Manufacturing Facilities in the Americas

| March 23, 2020

Cooper believes it currently has sufficient supply of product, and will continue to operate distribution centers until further notice to meet customer needs Cooper Tire & Rubber Company it will temporarily shut down its tire manufacturing facilities in the United States and Mexico to protect the health and safety of employees and respond to market […]

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Bridgestone Americas Announces Temporary Phased Shutdown of Manufacturing Facilities in North America and Latin America

Bridgestone Americas Announces Temporary Phased Shutdown of Manufacturing Facilities in North America and Latin America

| March 20, 2020

The company has sufficient supply of product to meet customer demand and its distribution centers Bridgestone Americas  has announced a temporary phased shutdown of its manufacturing facilities in North America and Latin America. The temporary shutdown will begin the weekend of March 21 with all facilities planning to resume normal operations on or before Sunday, April 12. The company will continue […]

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Cooper Tire Unveils High Traction WORK Series™ AWD Tire for Regional Deliveries

Cooper Tire Unveils High Traction WORK Series™ AWD Tire for Regional Deliveries

| March 2, 2020

This is a very unique tread package that was really tailored for fleets running in the worst of conditions The new Cooper WORK Series All Weather Drive tire for regional fleets is the first commercial tire to feature Cooper’s Snow Groove Technology. It also is Three Peak Mountain Snowflake certified, verifying its outstanding all-weather performance. […]

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