APPEX Adds Sessions on Automotive Technology

The 2015 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) has added six free sessions covering the use of new technology in the automotive aftermarket industry. The new ExpressEdu sessions will also look at future technology applications.

G.S. Sareen, CEO of Omni United, wants to harness the name and brand recognition of Timberland and use it to sell tires.

Timberland Tires Earns Kudos for Sustainability

Timberland tires, created by Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. and Timberland LLC, earned runner-up recognition as a sustainable innovation during the Ethical Corp.'s Sixth Annual Responsible Business Awards Sept. 25.


Continental Says Take a Detour for Tire Rebate

Continental Tire the Americas LLC will reward a $70 Visa prepaid card to consumers who purchase four Continental passenger or light truck tires. The “Today’s Detour” promotion runs through Nov. 2, 2015.


Hankook Tire leads points battle into final round

With only one round remaining in the 2015 Formula Drift Pro Championship series Hankook Tire and its drivers have their eyes set on the winner’s podium.  The final round of the series, scheduled for October 9th – 10th at Irwindale Speedway, will determine Formula Drift’s 2015 overall Pro Championship driver and manufacturer Tire Cup champion.

Michelin’s X-Ice Xi3 tied for the top spot in Consumer Reports’ latest winter tire evaluation.

Consumer Reports: The Best Winter Tires Are…

Consumer Reports (CR) included winter tires in its most recent comparison tests. Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich reports on CR’s top winter tire picks in his latest blog, including the two tires fighting for the top spot.


TIA Takes ATS Class to Florida

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is taking its Certified Automotive Training Service (ATS) Instructor Class on Nov. 10-13, 2015, to Sarasota, Fla.


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Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.
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