There’s a segment of your potential customers with poor credit and without cash to buy tires. That leaves you in the position of either not selling them tires or working with them to secure alternative financing.
Mahle Service Solutions has added four machines to its FluidPro line.
Autel Intelligent Technology Corp. Ltd. has added the MS906CV heavy-duty complete service tablet to its MaxiSys product line of wireless diagnostic tools.
Mavis Tire Supply Corp. has purchased Sun Tire and Automotive Services, an 11-store chain based out of Jacksonville, Fla.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has confirmed the dates of the 2018 Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Advanced Instructor Training Tour stop in Irvine, Calif.
Continental AG posted net income of 3 billion euros on net sales of 44 billion euros for its fiscal 2017 ended Dec. 31, 2017. That compares to income of 2.8 billion euros on sales of 40.5 billion euros for fiscal 2016.
The Automotive Distribution Network (Network) has sold out its 14 national convention scheduled for March 15-18 in Orlando, Fla.
Mighty Auto Parts is offering up to $107 in rebates in a consumer rebate promotion set for April 1 through May 31, 2018.
Before cars had electronic controls, most of what went wrong with them was something a technician could see, hear, smell, feel or sometimes even taste (ever sipped coffee next to a car with a coolant leak?).
It’s always good to reflect on what we made happen last year, to assess how things went.
The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2011-2017 Chevy Cruze uses the instrument panel cluster (IPC), body control module (BCM), four radio frequency transmitting pressure sensors, and the serial data circuit to perform the TPMS relearn mode functions. Once the relearn mode has been enabled, each of the sensors’ unique identification codes can be learned into the BCM memory.
Increased tire sales -- in February, no less -- did not give Bill Schwartz the warm fuzzies. Not at all.
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.
David Martin became involved with the Tire Industry Association (TIA) in 2012 when Bob Hendry, vice president of 31 Inc., approached him about running for the TIA board of directors.
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.