Half of dealers expect tire sales to improve in the next six months, according to industry analyst Nick Mitchell, senior vice president research for Northcoast Research in Cleveland, Ohio, and author of Modern Tire Dealer’s Your Marketplace column.
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Alliance Tire Americas Inc. announced that its group CEO, Yogesh Mahansaria, has been named NextGen Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2014 Forbes India Leadership Awards (FILA).
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The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) will hold its annual membership meeting on Nov. 3 during the Global Tire Expo-Powered by TIA as part of the 2014 Specialty equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.
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Vehicle Service Group LLC has made several upgrades to the Forward Lift brand’s 14,000-pound capacity CR14 four-post lift to improve operator ergonomics and lift durability.
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Jack Williams Tire Co. is piloting a training program for general service technicians with Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) in Nanticoke, Pa. Graduates receive Tire Industry Association (TIA) certification upon completion of the program.
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Michelin North America Inc. reports it raised a record $536,000 from its annual charity golf tournament. The event, which is held in Greenville, S.C., each October, is supported by Michelin’s suppliers and business partners throughout the world.
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Doug Young, the Canadian president of Myers Tire Supply Canada Ltd. for more than 40 years, died Oct. 17, 2014, after a short illness. He was 82.
The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) says the show’s free 2014 mobile app includes new content and features to help users navigate the display floor. AAPEX is scheduled for Nov. 4-6 in Las Vegas with AAPEXedu sessions starting Nov. 3.
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Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. has opened its 66th outlet in Saugus, Mass. The company will hold a grand opening for its newest New England location on Oct. 25, 2014.
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The Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC’s (ITDG) captive insurance company reports a record second quarter.
Tags: Bob Slagle, Captive insurance, Independent Tire Dealers Group
Monro Muffler Brake Inc. will release fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings on Oct 23, 2014. The company will host a conference call and audio webcast on at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
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A football provides a helpful way to look at three basic tire pricing segments, according to Modern Tire Dealer columnist Wayne Williams.
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