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Whether you’re directing your dealership’s business from the back office or you’re working the sales counter, this section has the information to enhance your company’s image with the consumer, help your operational efficiency and make you more profitable.

LATEST NEWS

 Given the (new) DC’s larger size, not only will we be able to hold more inventory, we will
April 20, 2015

Yokohama expands inventory in California

A few months ago, Yokohama Tire Corp. relocated its corporate headquarters (HQ) from Fullerton to Santa Ana, Calif., after 28 years. It also moved its Fullerton distribution center (DC) to a new 658,000-square-foot facility in Chino, Calif.

Tags: Jeremy Kahrs, New headquarters, Tire distribution

Tire dealers can check inventory levels and submit orders to TCi with its new mobile app.
April 17, 2015

Michelin's TCi offers mobile ordering app for dealers

Tire Centers LLC (TCi) is the first authorized Michelin tire distributor to offer a mobile app for independent tire dealers to view inventory and purchase tires online.

Tags: Daphne Risco, Mobile app, Online Ordering, Vickie Johnson

Worldpac expands in California
April 17, 2015

Worldpac expands in California

Worldpac Inc. has opened a new regional distribution center in Santa Cruz, California. The facility offers expanded delivery and service options to local independent automotive repair professionals in the area.

Tags: California, Distribution centers, Worldpac Inc.

April 16, 2015

ASA adds vendor tracking to TireMaster

ASA Automotive Systems has added vendor 1099 tracking and reporting to its TireMaster software.

Tags: ASA Automotive Systems, Constellation Software Inc., TireMaster software

April 16, 2015

Women's Board to meet in August in Denver

The Car Care Council Women’s Board Summer Leadership Conference will be held Aug. 13-14, 2015, at the Denver Hyatt in Denver, Colo. The summer conference will offer speakers teaching personal and professional development skills, plus education on the latest trends affecting the automotive industry in the U.S. and abroad.

Tags: Car Care Council, Car Care Council Women’s Board, Conference, Young Auto Care Network Group

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USEFUL ARTICLES

Construction highlights of the DWS06 include 1) a high strength, two-ply sidewall; 2) a Sport
April 15, 2015

Continental’s ExtremeContact DWS06  

"Don’t screw it up.” That was the mantra among the Continental dealers who loved the ExtremeContact DWS. And engineers at Continental listened.

Tags: All-Season Tires, Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Ultra-high performance tires

The consistent tread block rigidity of the new g-Force Comp-2 A/S tire resists irregular wear
April 15, 2015

BFG tour challenges dealers to test the new g-Force tire  

The new BFGoodrich brand g-Force Comp-2 A/S comes in more sizes, is more durable and has more all-weather capabilities than its predecessor. Michelin North America Inc. says 50% of the volume of the new ultra-high performance Z-rated tire will come from new sizes.

Tags: BFG, BFGoodrich Tires, High Performance Tires, Michelin North America Inc., Passenger tires, Ultra-high performance tires

Manny Geno considers Tire Pros, and all the tools they offer him, his dealership’s secret
April 14, 2015

For the dealer, by the dealer  Cover Story

When Manny Geno took over the family tire business in 2006, he wanted to transform it from a grease monkey, good ol’ boy shop to a destination for customers who need tire and automotive work in the small town of Booneville, Miss.

Tags: American Tire Distributors, Big O Tires, Community Wholesale Tire Inc., Conrad's Tire Service Inc., Independent Tire Dealers, Independent Tire Dealers Group, Jack Williams Tire Co., Joy Kopcha, K & M Tire, Kauffman Tire, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, Program groups, SPF Management LLC, TBC Corp., Tire Factory, Tire Solutions, U.S. AutoForce

Higher average service tickets more than offset weak traffic trends
April 14, 2015

Higher average service tickets more than offset weak traffic trends  

According to the results of our survey, demand for replacement tires was down slightly in February. From a volume standpoint, the dealers reported they sold 0.7% fewer tires last month on a year-over-year basis, following a 0.1% increase in January and a 0.7% increase in December.

Tags: Nick Mitchell, Northcoast Research Holdings, Your Marketplace

Mike Finley (left) goes over MyTireShop.com associate dealer program benefits with business owners
April 10, 2015

Jack Williams Tire: Taking care of its customers  

What do Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Jack Williams Tire Co. Inc. have in common? They both are known for taking care of business.

Tags: Bob Ulrich, Jack Williams Tire Co., News/views

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