In the entertainment industry, bad publicity is often cited as being better than no publicity. In the tire industry, the opposite is true.
The struggle of the New Jersey State Tire Dealers Association to recruit members hit a nerve with readers, and it turns out the Garden State isn’t the only tire dealers group facing difficulties.
Mam Software Inc. will preview new business management software features, including an updated analytics module and e-commerce application, at the 2015 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (APPEX) Nov. 3-5 in Las Vegas.
The 2015 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) will include a program for automotive instructors. The program will show the impact of the latest technology on diagnosing, servicing and repairing today’s vehicles.
BKT Tires Inc. has released a technical paper explaining the effects of mismatched tires on heavy equipment productivity. The paper explains what contributes to tire mismatching and why it is detrimental to the bottom line.
Up to $100,000 is up for grabs this December 2-5 at the first-ever Superfinals event in Las Vegas, hosted by the EXR Racing Series. Registration is now open to all drivers who want to put their talent to the test.
During its recent fall membership meeting in Phoenix, the Automotive Distribution Network (Network) elected David Prater president of the group, succeeding Mike Lambert, who retired earlier this year.
The Louisiana Independent Tire Dealers Association (LITDA) is hosting two events in October to benefit its scholarship program.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has launched its Autumn Escape promotion. The national rebate promotion rewards consumers with a $60 Yokohama Visa prepaid card for buying a set of four eligible Yokohama tires through October 31.
Directors of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. have approved an increase in the company’s quarterly common stock dividend to 7 cents per share from 6 cents per share. The increase is effective with the dividend payable Dec. 1, 2015, to shareholders of record on Nov. 2, 2015.
Rotary Lift has created a free lift application guide to help customers choose the right lifts for their service facilities. The guide is designed to give customers a glance of the lift styles available to service each class of vehicle.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will announce third quarter 2015 financial results before the U.S. stock markets open on Monday, Nov. 2.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., crew chief Greg Ives and the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet team advanced to the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by edging out Jamie McMurray over the final 24 laps to finish third in Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.