Two Lawrence High School
students have been awarded SimpleTire Business Scholarships for their academic achievements and high aspirations.
Sara Hatfield and Victoria Wierzbowicz graduated from Lawrence HS on June 20 and were each awarded SimpleTire Business Scholarships. The pair were recognized for having above average GPAs, high proficiency in Business Education, achievements in DECA, and for being well-rounded students.
During her senior year, Hatfield played goalkeeper for the girls varsity soccer team and was active in Student Leadership, DECA, and the National Honor Society. She was involved in Operation Smile where she served on the Regional and National Leadership Councils and attended a medical mission ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Continental Tire the Americas, LLC. (Continental Tire) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on May 16, 2018:
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC. (Continental Tire) is recalling certain Conti Hybrid HS3 tires, size 11R22.5 Load Range G, with tire identification numbers (TIN) A33TKWUX and DOT date codes of 0918 through 1118 (03/04/18 through 03/24/18). Cords may be visible through the innerliner.
Continental Tire will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Continental Tire customer service at 1-888- ...[more]
Dealer Tire, LLC
, a national leader in replacement tire distribution for automotive dealerships, is making a significant investment in SimpleTire, a Philadelphia-based online tire retailer that has developed an innovative e-commerce platform and network of independent tire distributors. Terms of Dealer Tire's investment were not disclosed.
"The business of selling tires continues to evolve," said Scott Mueller, Partner and CEO of Dealer Tire. "We've built our business by consistently driving innovation in the tire distribution business and by providing automotive dealers with the tools and services they need to be successful selling tires. While our core business remains focused on s ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Kumho Tire U.S.A., Inc. (Kumho) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on April 19, 2018:
Kumho Tire U.S.A., Inc. (Kumho) is recalling certain Solus KH16 tires, size P225/65R17 manufactured between 03/26/2017 - 04/01/2017. The tire belts may separate under severe conditions, which can increase the risk of a crash.
Kumho will notify owners, and dealers will replace all affected tires, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
SimpleTire urges anyone who has purchased these tires in the last few years to please ...[more]
A new web page dedicated to helping RV owners find the right tires for their vehicle, launched on our site.
The new RV Tires page
is designed with RVers in mind and offers a tailored experience for finding quality commercial tires for every RV class and application like Trailer, Drive, Steer, All-Position and more.
Users can search RV tires by class and every size, or select from our list of recommended products.
“Research into our commercial tire purchasers revealed that we have a significant percentage of customers who are buying tires for their RV," said eCommerce Marketing Manager, John Langan. “To ensure RV customers have the best experience on our site, we’ve applied ...[more]
A new search filter designed to help truck drivers find the right tires for their truck, has launched on our site.
The new position filter is now available on our dedicated commercial tires web page
, which allows truck drivers to easily search for specific position tires (steer, drive, trailer, all position) for a more refined search result. Long haul and regional truck drivers will especially benefit from this new feature.
In addition to filtering by position, truck drivers can refine their search by brand, tire type, treadlife warranty, speed rating, load index, load range, sidewall types, and run flat.
“We are very excited to introduce a new feature that we know our commercial custo ...[more]
SimpleTire launched a new feature that allows customers to schedule their installation appointment on its website.
In addition to shipping tires to an installation center of their choice, customers can now schedule their mounting and balancing during the checkout process by selecting an available date and time that fits their schedule.
SimpleTire is the first online tire retailer to offer scheduling services for tire installations.
“We are constantly looking for ways to innovate and offer more convenience to customers while also growing our network’s businesses. From ongoing customer feedback and research, we know that more customers are buying tires online and want to schedule the ins ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on January 3, 2018:
Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) is recalling certain Kelly Armorsteel KDA tires, size 11R22.5 Load Range G, manufactured December 4, 2016, to December 17, 2016. The tires do not have the tire size, maximum load rate, speed restriction, number of plies, the word "tubeless" and the load range information marked on both sidewalls. As, such these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. (Vogue) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on February 7, 2018:
Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. (Vogue) is recalling certain Signature V tires, sizes 245/40R20, 235/45R17, 225/50R17, 225/45R17, 235/55R17, 245/45R17 and 235/65R18, and Signature V SCT tires, sizes 285/45R22, 275/55R20. These tires have incomplete Tire Identification number (TIN) codes on the intended outboard sidewalls in that they are missing date codes. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles." Missing T ...[more]
In its second year honoring organizations for their distinction in analytics, The Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 recognized SimpleTire as a 2017 honoree among other respected companies like Adobe, The North Face, Starbucks, QVC, AccuWeather, The Vanguard Group and others.
The Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 is a national recognition of analytics innovation honoring 50 organizations using analytics to solve business challenges. Connecting academia and industry, the initiative's goals is to share best practices while identifying innovative analytics solutions across industries.
Honorees were selected by a panel of researchers and practitioners who judged nominations based on the complexity of the business challenge, the analytics solution implemented, and the solution's business impact on th ...[more]