I just noticed one of Modern Tire Dealer’s charts from my “Online sales remain a sore point based on survey results” story in the November issue is not clear and is being interpreted incorrectly. As Deputy Barney Fife was fond of saying, we need to “Nip it in the bud!”
Every year, Consumer Reports (CR) tests tires for its November issue. All-season tires and winter tires have been favored in the past, but this year, the tire testers went all out, testing tires in seven all-season segments and three winter tire segments. Gene Petersen, Jennifer Stockburger and Ryan Pszczolkowski outdid themselves this year.
The negotiations on a new Standard Automotive Agreement between the New Car Dealers Committee (NCDC) and Automobile Mechanics' Local 701 are getting nasty, with both parties digging in their heels.
State tire dealer association presidents are unsung heroes. They climb the ladder to the presidency by performing time-consuming but necessary jobs because they believe in their group and its members.
If you are a victim of ransomware, what should you do? Here are some choices.
Last night I watched back-to-back tire advertisements on the national evening news that took different approaches to wooing the customer. One was from Discount Tire. The other was from Conrad’s Tire Express & Total Car Care.
When Groupe Michelin CEO Jean-Dominique Senard officially introduced the Pilot Sport 4 S at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, he talked about the tire's improved performance over the company's previous flagship tire, the Pilot Super Sport.
If reports out of Asia are correct, details about the sale of Kumho Tire Co. will become more clear this week.
Everything automotive can be found at the annual North American International Automotive Show. The 2017 edition is being held in Detroit from Jan. 7 through Jan. 21.
The mining industry may be a niche market, but it is a big niche market, both figuratively and literally. Just look at MINExpo International 2016.
What do you do if someone asks you for money? It depends on who is doing the asking.
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.