There are a wide variety of guidelines and recommendations in the world of passenger and light truck tire service. As someone who is partially responsible for establishing those guidelines and recommendations, the challenge is to determine the degree of care that must be followed.
As ultra-high performance tires continue to evolve technologically, so does their definition
A car’s chassis is more than the sum of its parts. Everything from the shock absorber’s top bushing right down to the tire contact patch is designed to work together as one complete system. Changing the design or material or just the adjustment of any one part can have an impact on the car’s handling and braking, not to mention the way the car feels as it rolls down the road.
In Modern Tire Dealer’s 2016 Performance Handbook, Kevin Rohlwing wrote a dynamic story on how to avoid the lawsuit blues when installing custom tires and wheels. That didn’t mean avoid a lawsuit, however.
Consumers can earn a Visa prepaid card of up to $30 when they replace their worn brake pads with Tenneco Inc.'s Monroe Brakes products this spring.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has issued an update to its Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Program. The Association has mailed out 10,000 copies of the updated manual to dealers and its 800 certified CTS instructors.
The new Road Force Elite from Hunter Engineering Co. makes efficiency a priority, and Hunter says technicians can use it to perform both a traditional balance and Road Force Measurement in less time than it takes to complete a conventional balance.
Midas International Corp. is celebrating its 60th anniversary this spring and still doing what the first franchisees did decades ago: responding to the market's changing needs.
Worldpac Inc. has opened its largest distribution center in North America.
Plaza Tire Service Inc. has opened a store in Warrenton, Mo., its first in 2016.
Correa Tire Distributors celebrated the completion of its third retail location in Puerto Rico on April 23 with a welcoming reception and party. Invited guests included existing customers, suppliers and Modern Tire Dealer.
Philips Automotive says its Philips CrystalVision ultra delivers the bright, white look of HID (high intensity discharge).
AAE says its new aftermarket power steering pumps are re-engineered to eliminate design flaws found in the original equipment parts.
Need a copy of an invoice? Go to a copy machine. Need a new car? Do the same thing.
This year's Olympic Games -- all of them -- will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. And Bridgestone Americas Inc. will be a part of it.