Retail

5 new tire technologies for every retailer

Posted on August 26, 2014

What are the five new technologies every tire retailer should know about? Modern Tire Dealer asked Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training for the Tire Industry Association, who says the biggest challenge was narrowing the list down to just five.

“Trying to predict the next wave of game-changing advances is like filling out a college basketball bracket. There are a few no-brainers most will immediately recognize as favorites, but the key to success is picking the upsets,” he says.

Tread compound and design and elimination of the spare tire are Kevin’s “number one seeds.” To see his picks for upsets and the reasoning behind all of his predictions, read  “5 must-follow technological trends” in the August issue of MTD online or the digital edition.

Related Topics: Kevin Rohlwing, tire technologies

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
eBay has expanded its tire installation service, which launched in May 2017, to include the U.S.
News eBay Offers Tire Installation in the U.S.

Another online seller has launched a tire installation network in the U.S. — eBay Motors.

Popular Science has named the Hakkapeliitta 9 one of the best creations of 2017. It's the only tire on the list.
News Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 Is 'Best of What's New' Award Winner

Popular Science has named the Hakkapeliitta 9 — the flagship winter tire by Nokian Tyres Inc. — a winner of the 2017 Best of What’s New Award.  

News Vogue Tyre Unleashes Its Style on New Website

Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. has redesigned its website, mirroring it to the world class look and experience the company says its consumers expect.  

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from MTD delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the tire industry and don't miss a thing!