With another session of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s annual dealer meeting in the books, Chairman and CEO Richard Kramer told investors during a recent earnings call that the company’s customers confirmed the tire maker is “clearly on the right path.”
OTC, a Bosch Automotive Service Solutions brand, has released an Encore diagnostics software update with new coverage for most Asian and domestic 2015 model year vehicles, expanded coverage for late-model vehicles and more than 3,000 special tests.
Due to Monday’s Presidents Day holiday, Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Feb. 15. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
In the last 20 years performance tires have gotten bigger, faster, more expensive, and more important to your bottom line.
A customer walks in with a handful of papers, prices circled, tire brands highlighted. His sporty ride, a 2013 Ford Mustang GT coupe, is parked out front. He needs tires and is ready to buy.
A lot of news came out of the 2016 Goodyear Dealer Conference, all aimed at preparing tire dealers for the near future and beyond. Here are five key take-a-ways from the “Breaking-Through” conference, in no particular order.
Tire Pros is a supporting sponsor of a nationwide contest that will award $25,000 in cash and related prizes to a Main Street in the U.S.
Registration is open for companies interested in joining trade missions to Latin America, hosted by the Auto Care Association. The trade missions will take place May 17-19, in Peru and June 21-22 in Guatemala with an optional stop in El Salvador, June 23-24.
Hunter Engineering Co. has released a Tire Changer Decision Guide that highlights the benefits and features of different tire changer models.
Susan Davis has been named to the board of directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. has launched a series of compact and ergonomic ratchets for heavy duty transmission and suspension jobs, lighter engine repair, dashboard work, and general maintenance.
Arnott Inc. has introduced a new right or left rear air spring for the 2002 to 2009 Lexus GX 470, the Toyota 4Runner, and Toyota Prado Land Cruiser.
Bridgestone executive Amber Holm has been honored in the Nashville Business Journal’s 2016 40 Under 40 Awards program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 for their excellence in business and contributions to their communities in Middle Tennessee.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is adding the Preventive Maintenance and Inspection (PMI) test (Test T8) to the requirements for ASE Master Truck Technicians.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. exceeded $2 billion in full-year segment operating income for the first time in its 117-year history. The North American business unit was a big reason for that.