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Category: Wheels & Tires

Yokohama Tire Introduces 715R™, a SmartWay®-verified Open Shoulder  Regional Drive Tire

Yokohama Tire Introduces 715R™, a SmartWay®-verified Open Shoulder Regional Drive Tire

| August 29, 2019

For fleets looking to maximize traction and boost their bottom line by having tires that provide long, even wear, an open shoulder design and fuel efficiency         Yokohama Tire continues to help fleets optimize their operations with the launch of the 715R™, a new open shoulder regional drive tire. Manufactured at Yokohama’s plant in West Point, […]

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SimpleTire Jumps to #383 on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

SimpleTire Jumps to #383 on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

| August 16, 2019

SimpleTire sells tires in all categories, including Heavy and Light truck, Commercial, Agriculture, and OTR SimpleTire has once again been named one of the fastest growing companies—and the fastest growing automotive company—in America by Inc. Magazine. SimpleTire achieved a three-year revenue growth rate of 1200.9%, ranking it #383 on Inc.’s 2019 list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in […]

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UVeye Tire Quality Inspection System for Major Fleets

UVeye Tire Quality Inspection System for Major Fleets

| August 14, 2019

System uses artificial intelligence to gather safety-related data, including overall tire condition, pressure, abrasion and scratches UVeye, supplier of vehicle-inspection systems based on artificial intelligence technology is introducing a new system to help fleet operators check tire wear and quality. Named after Artemis, the Greek goddess of the hunt, the new UVeye system is designed […]

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Michelin North America Joins Urban Freight Lab as Only Tire Manufacturer

Michelin North America Joins Urban Freight Lab as Only Tire Manufacturer

| August 2, 2019

UFL brings together transportation engineers, urban planners, retailers, freight carriers, transportation and logistics professionals Michelin North America has joined Seattle’s Urban Freight Lab (UFL), an exclusive public-private partnership associated with the University of Washington’s Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Center.  Limited to 13 private- and public-sector members, the Urban Freight Lab is a structured work group comprising […]

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Love’s Travel Stops opens tire retread plant in Laredo, Texas

Love’s Travel Stops opens tire retread plant in Laredo, Texas

| August 1, 2019

Plant is also a distribution center allowing direct point of sale to customers Fleet owners and professional truck drivers now have greater access to the most extensive tire retread program in the industry after Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, the nation’s industry-leading travel stop network, opened a retread plant and distribution center in Laredo, […]

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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Reports Q2 Results

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Reports Q2 Results

| July 29, 2019

Americas segment delivered improved operating profit despite new and incremental tariffs this year Cooper Tire & Rubber Company reported second quarter 2019 net income of $9 million, or diluted earnings per share of $0.18, compared with $15 million, or $0.30 per share, last year. Second Quarter Highlights Net sales decreased 2.8 percent to $679 million. […]

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