On a scale of 1 to 10, what grade would you give commercial tire makers for the sales and service support they provide your dealership?
The TBC Purchasing Group is responsible for the acquisition of all goods for resale by the sales channel of TBC Corp. As a result, Bill Dashiell, senior vice president of the group’s Commercial Tire Division, not only serves as a commercial tire marketing manager, but also acts as a liaison to the TBC Wholesale Group.
Although demand for retreads is increasing, low-cost imported tires continue to squeeze profitability. Aggressive truck stop chains, manufacturer price increases and supply issues are the latest headwinds.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named a new leader for its commercial tire group in the U.S. and Canada. Scott Damon will replace Kurt Danielson, who is retiring after 23 years at Bridgestone.
On any business day, two to four bays are generating up to 40% of business at the North Gateway Tire Co. Inc. store in Medina, Ohio.
Crop genetics improve farmers’ yields, but stronger plant stalks take a destructive toll on implement tires. Bigger implements boost agricultural output, but the extra weight increases the risk of soil compaction. Growers are asking tire dealers for solutions, especially to combat stubble damage.
Pirelli’s TP Commercial Solutions LLC division has launched the first tire in the Pentathlon product family. The new Pentathlon D is a premium drive tire for the long haul market in North America.
McCarthy Tire Service Co. is expanding its commercial tire business with the acquisition of a fellow Pennsylvania tire dealer's commercial division.
Yokohama Tire Corp. will introduce an off-the-road (OTR) radial all-weather tire at ConExpo in Las Vegas, March 7-11, 2017. The new The MYX S01 will be displayed in booth #C22231.
Now there are five. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC is the latest tire company to announce price increases in 2017.
At the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, the tough market environment was on the minds of commercial tire dealers and manufacturers. The good news is there's an expectation for a turnaround in the first half of 2017.
To better deal with anticipated U.S. tariffs on Chinese truck and bus tires and make the Aeolus brand more competitive in the U.S. market, Aeolus Tires will provide new marketing and product opportunities.
The crisis for retreaders created by high volumes of low-cost tires from China seems to be easing. Respondents to Modern Tire Dealer’s annual survey of the nation’s largest commercial tire dealers expect tariffs on medium truck tires, which have gained preliminary approvals from the federal government, to provide some relief.