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Nokian Tyres Monitoring COVID-19 Situation

Nokian Tyres Monitoring COVID-19 Situation
Nokian Tyres has announced that it is taking appropriate measures to manage the COVID-19 outbreak, while at the same time taking necessary steps to ensure continuity of business. Nokian Tyres and Vianor are constantly monitoring the current situation and have taken the required measures for its employees, business operations and…

Goodyear Extends Highway Hero Deadline

Applications will be accepted until Jan. 31, 2020. Goodyear has extended its nomination window for the 2020 Highway Hero Award, which honours truck drivers (in the U.S. and Canada) who protect the safety and wellbeing of others. Goodyear will be accepting nominations until January 31, 2020. Nominees must meet the…

Bridgestone Names New VP

Steve Kinkade has been appointed Vice President of Communications. Bridgestone Americas has announced that Steve Kinkade has been appointed to lead the company’s communication strategy across the Americas, effective January 6, 2020. “As our industry rapidly changes, so too does our business at Bridgestone Americas, and it is imperative that…

Finding the Perfect Fit

Businesses today are embracing new recruitment techniques to find the perfect candidates. Good, skilled employees make up the backbone of every business. With the constant rigorous changes taking place in the automotive industry, every segment under its umbrella is struggling to find enough individuals to join the bandwagon. The situation…

Bridgestone Announced New Executive Team

Key individuals will help Bridgestone tackle a rapidly changing industry. Bridgestone has announced executive leadership changes in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, India and Africa.  Effective January 15, 2020, Gordon Knapp, Vice Chair and Executive Officer of Bridgestone Corporation and President, CEO and COO of Bridgestone Americas, will transition out…

Fountain Tire Names New Execs

Dave Deley, Jason Herle and Nelson Tonn have been appointed to new executive positions. Fountain Tire has announced the appointment of three team members to new leadership positions: Dave Deley as Senior Vice President, Stores; Jason Herle as Senior Vice President, Marketing, Information Systems & Supply Chain; and, Nelson Tonn…

Wanted: The Right Stuff

Performance work needs extra savvy techs and counter help. If you have a set of pricey performance tires and rims on your Aston Martin, you’re entitled to be a little choosy about who works on them. “We have a few dealers who do all kinds of tires, but they specialize…

Clear Mind, Safe Body

How does distracted driving and cannabis legislation affect you? There’s new legislation in Canada that should have tire shops and commercial vehicle drivers on alert. I’m talking about the new distracted driving laws, as well as the recent legalization of cannabis. Anyone who drives a service truck needs to be…
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