Dayco Opens Sales and Support Offices in Serbia and Portugal

Dayco Products LLC is expanding its worldwide reach, most recently with the opening of sales and technical support offices in Belgrade, Serbia, and Lisbon, Portugal. In the last 12 months Dayco also has opened offices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.  


Network Expands Its Reach in Canada

The Automotive Distribution Network continues to expand throughout North America with the recent signing of Toronto, Ontario-based Avenue Motor Works Inc. into membership under the Auto Pride brand.  

Tim Rogers also was recognized with the Business Turnaround Award, which honors an area financial officer who has achieved financial success for their business, particularly during times of change.

Continental Finance Leader Named CFO of the Year

Tim Rogers, vice president of finance for Continental Tire the Americas LLC and vice president and treasurer for Continental Automotive Inc. was named CFO of the Year in the large business category by the Charlotte Business Journal.


5 Quick Takeaways From the 2016 Modern Tire Dealer 100

We know you want it, and we’ve got it. The 2016 Modern Tire Dealer 100 spans six pages and shows how you, and your fellow independent tire dealers, have grown. Here’s a quick link to download the list, plus five quick takeaways.


AAA: Flat Tires and Dead Batteries Remain Top Problems for Drivers

Battery failures, flat tires, and keys locked inside a vehicle remain the top needs of those who call for AAA roadside assistance, but in 2015 AAA rescued a record number of 32 million drivers with more of those problems than ever before. What's most surprising is the age of those stranded vehicles.


Women's Board Seeks Nominees for Annual Awards

The Car Care Council Women’s Board is accepting nominees for the Women of the Year Awards, which include Auto Care Woman of the Year, Female Shop Owner of the Year, and Auto Care Woman of Excellence.

Cesar Mendieta from Hankook was one of seven speakers at the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo.

5 Tips To Help Your Commercial Fleet Customers

As a tire dealer you’re well versed in your fleet customers’ top priority: getting the most value and mileage out of their tires. But a regional sales manager for Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. says dealers need to remind customers of all the factors that contribute to price per mile. “Often we’re focused on only one aspect.”


More Time to Enter the Raybestos ‘Rev Up Your Walls’ Promotion

Brake Parts Inc. LLC has extended its Raybestos Rev Up Your Walls promotion through Aug. 31, 2016, giving customers more time to purchase the ’69 Mustang Kit (36-MUSTANGTT), which includes a chance to win the newly restored, one-of-a-kind 1969 Raybestos Mustang.

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