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.
Tires are ingrained in our society, whether on America's highways or in pop culture. That kind of makes independent tire dealers rock stars!
Justice has prevailed. In a preliminary ruling, the U.S. Department of Commerce has sided with Indian OTR tire manufacturers, saying no anti-dumping duties are necessary.
Competition is always a good thing. Even coming up short is better than receiving a participation trophy.
Modern Tire Dealer and Auto Service Professional won six medals for editorial excellence at the 25th International Automotive Media Competition (IAMC).
Earlier this year, Tire Discounters Inc. reached a rare milestone -- it opened its 100th store. Of all the independent dealers on the Modern Tire Dealer 100 list, only eight dealerships can make that claim (next up: Belle Tire Distributors Inc.).