138 Kelly Armorsteel KDA Tires Are Being Recalled

Sumitomo Rubber USA LLC and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. are recalling 138 Kelly-branded commercial truck tires because the tires don’t have the proper markings on their sidewall, including tire size, maximum load weight and speed restrictions.

More free time for TIA Past President Tom Formanek may mean he will be able to accept more auctioneer gigs. He especially enjoys auctioneering for charity events.

Tom Formanek: Keeping the Course for Success

At the Tire Industry Association’s Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas, Tom Formanek ended his turn as TIA president, handing the reins to David Martin, category director of tools and supply for American Tire Distributors Inc.

Figure 1: Registering the tire pressure sensor (one of two).

TPMS: Hyundai Elantra, Elantra Coupe and Elantra Touring

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2011-2017 Hyundai Elantra, 2014 Elantra Coupe and 2009-2012 Elantra Touring monitors the air pressure in the four road tires with wheel-mounted tire pressure sensors. To do this, the system uses a receiver, four radio frequency (RF) tire pressure sensors, two warning indicators on the instrument cluster, and a data circuit to perform system functions.


Customer Interaction: Creating Standards to Live By

When you get a chance, if you don’t already watch, check out any of Gordon Ramsey’s TV shows. From “Hells’ Kitchen” to “Kitchen Nightmares” to “Master Chef,” there is one common theme: consistency through standards. I can’t publish most comments that come out of Ramsey’s mouth, for he does tend to be “colorful” and speak his mind, but in between bleeps and blurred out middle fingers, the man is passionate about standards.

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