Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops has added an online tire shopping tool to its website that gives consumers a good-better-best recommendation.
Simple Tire LLC has promoted John Langan to business-to-business marketing specialist to help the online tire retailer grow the commercial truck and farm tire sectors.
Simple Tire LLC is expanding its executive team with the addition of CJ Das as chief information officer. Das will work to improve information technology (IT) systems to help operations as well as cost effectiveness, quality of service and business development.
The president of Meineke Car Care Centers LLC says consumers want to do business with big brands, and he expects that overall shopping trend will affect the automotive aftermarket.
Wholesaler Dunlap & Kyle Tire Co. Inc. has partnered with TreadHunter Inc. to enable its retail tire store customers to sell tires online.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has come to the tire industry by way of Sears Auto Centers. With the pilot launch of the retail chain's "Digital Tire Journey" Web app, consumers can identify the appropriate tires to fit their driving preferences.
Michelin North America Inc. has expanded its online tire sales program. The company is selling Michelin and BFGoodrich brand tires online direct to consumers in Southeast markets.
Modern Tire Dealer had the opportunity to sit down with Gordon Knapp, CEO and president of Bridgestone Americas Inc., at the company’s recently held consumer tire business meeting in Los Angeles. Knapp took over this position in September when Gary Garfield retired.
Michelin North America Inc. has ended its mobile tire installation service experiment, Michelin OnSite. The tire maker shelved the program earlier this month.
Simple Tire LLC is pledging 5% of all sales on Veterans Day 2016, Nov. 11, to the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization, which provides help to the families of soldiers who have been wounded or killed in combat operations.
Michelin North America Inc. knew its pilot online tire sales program would not be embraced by all the dealers who sell Michelin, at least at first.
Steve Fortner, owner of Tire Country Inc. in Gastonia, N.C., was very unhappy with Michelin North America Inc.’s decision to sell BFGoodrich tires online in the greater Charlotte, N.C., area. He said so very clearly in a letter he sent to Michelin executives and Modern Tire Dealer.
Has there been a hotter topic of late than Michelin North America Inc.’s decision to sell BFGoodrich tires online in the greater Charlotte, N.C., area?