Bridgestone Americas Inc. plans to shut down its manufacturing plants in North America and Latin America beginning the weekend of March 21.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will suspend tire and chemical manufacturing in its Americas region through at least April 3 or until further notice “in response to the sudden decline in market demand resulting from the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The Auto Care Association, the Tire Industry Association and several other trade groups recently sent a letter to government officials asking for small business relief and other assistance.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc. has transitioned its 2020 Summer Shareholder Meeting for the very first time to an interactive digital format. Alliance leadership and the board of directors announced the decision in light of growing concern and recent news updates regarding COVID-19.
The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) has postponed its 2020 national meeting due to increasing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The nonprofit TechForce Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2020 FutureTechs Rock Awards through 4 p.m. PT on March 24.
Schrader TPMS Solutions has hired Patricia Feck to serve as national sales account manager, covering the eastern United States.
NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc. received The XL Parts – Category Management of the Year Award at the XL Parts’ annual open house in Houston, Texas.
Cardone Industries Inc. recently reached its 50-year milestone and has formed a new board of advisors to guide it into its next 50 years.
Bartec USA LLC has named Ed Jones its new director of sales, overseeing the company’s North American sales team.
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