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It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Triangle Tire USA (Triangle) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on September 6, 2017:
Triangle Tire USA (Triangle) is recalling certain Triangle TR643 tires, sizes ST225/75R15. Due to a manufacturing process error, th ...[more]Read More
It has come to SimpleTire’s attention that GITI Tire (USA) has issued a recall on the following tires:
Primewell Valera Touring II
Starting this July 4th holiday weekend and running through the rest of the summer, SimpleTire has partnered with Wounded Warriors Family Support for the 2017 High Five Tour.
A mobility-equipped 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty is travelling across the United States for four months. The vehicle is equipped with several state of the art devices designed to open up access to the disabled driver. For example, the wheelchair is stowed in the bed of the pickup and a crane style lift lowers and raises the chair to make it available to the driver.
Americans are invited to show their support for military families by visiting a tour event and signing the vehicle with a message of encouragement.
At each tour stop, SimpleTire coupons are being distributed to attendees. The coupon offers 5% off all tires PLUS $5 of each sale goes to Wounded Warriors ...[more]Read More
SimpleTire ships tires to customers’ installation centers of their choice, places of work, and homes. And now customers can have tires shipped to, and picked up, at any of the nationwide FedEx Offices!
FedEx selected SimpleTire as a partner for this new program as a way to continue extending their pivotal role in the retail revolution with an ecommerce innovator.
This new option provides customers a useful way to receive their tires. Instead of tires being shipped to a home where waiting for a delivery is a hassle, or storage can be an issue, or leaving them on a doorstep might be a security concern, this provides a safe and convenient option.
Many of the 1,799+ nationwide locations FedEx locations are open extended hours and on Sundays. They will hold tires for up to five days until the customer is ready to ...[more]Read More
It has come to SimpleTire’s attention that Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC has issued a recall on the following tires:
Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ motorcycle tires, size 120/70ZR17 58W
The following statement was released on
Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) is recalling certain models of Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ motorcycle tires, size 120/70ZR17 58W. The affected tires may have porosity (air pockets) in the shoulder region of the tire. 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 Cars.
Dunlop will notify the retailers and customers and will offer replacement tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during June 2017.
SimpleTire urges anyone who has purchased these tires in the last few years to please check the prod ...[more]Read More
It has come to SimpleTire’s attention that Kenda Tire and Rubber Company has issued a recall on the following tires:
Kenda Kenetica tires, size P235/75R15 105S KR17.
The following statement was released on
Approximately 696 tires were impacted and have the DOT code K3D5ANA5116 and K3D5ANA5216, Kenda said. The tires may have a void between the top steel belt and the tire undertread located at the overlapped steel belt splice. The void can grow under normal use, possibly resulting in a tread separation or a sudden loss of air in the tire, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Kenda will notify owners and dealers will inspect and replace the affected tires free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during June 2017.
SimpleTire urges anyone who has purc ...[more]Read More
SimpleTire adds Sean Wilson as Director of Supply Chain to the expanding team. He is working with suppliers to help them maximize the volume of orders SimpleTire sends their way.
Sean started his career in the tire wholesale industry working for Network Tire, and then moved to the retail side, working for United Tire & Service. Responsibilities included sales, brand development, customer service and store support. The skills he honed in those roles are well suited to working with SimpleTire suppliers.
Josh Chalofsky, SimpleTire’s COO, says, “Sean’s understanding of the industry, along with his business talents, are going to be of huge benefit to our supplier network. I am excited to see those relationships grow and expand.”
One particularly important element that Sean is focused on is having the fastest delivery in the industry. To enabl ...[more]Read More