Modern Tire Dealer and Auto Service Professional won seven medals for editorial excellence at the 26th International Automotive Media Competition (IAMC).
For members of the OTR industry who came together last month for the Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) Off-the-Road Tire Conference in Oahu, Hawaii, last year’s pessimism has been replaced by a wait-and-see attitude. It is difficult to predict how the new U.S. president will affect the market.
The 2017 Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference has begun! Hosted by the Tire Industry Association (TIA) at the Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii, the conference will run through Saturday, Feb. 18.
Now that my father has been out the tire business for almost a decade, he’s learning all kinds of interesting details regarding our after hours activities at the shop when we were kids. One of my personal favorites was the practice of strategically positioning scrap tires in the scrap tire trailer so they could be easily retrieved and installed on a friend’s car.
As independent tire dealers battle the competition, they often search for the one thing that will help them stand out. At the 2017 K&M Tire Inc. annual dealer conference, the wholesaler provided a day-and-a-half event full of educational sessions to help dealers identify those opportunities.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will offer advanced hands-on training for technicians in the earthmover and farm tire service industries in 2017 in Florida and Iowa.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will release the update to the Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS) program currently in production in the first quarter of 2017.
The Tire Industry Association's own Kevin Rohlwing will be a featured speaker at the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tire Technology (ITT). The conference will be held Oct. 25-27, 2016, in Dresden, Germany.
In Modern Tire Dealer’s 2016 Performance Handbook, Kevin Rohlwing wrote a dynamic story on how to avoid the lawsuit blues when installing custom tires and wheels. That didn’t mean avoid a lawsuit, however.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has issued an update to its Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Program. The Association has mailed out 10,000 copies of the updated manual to dealers and its 800 certified CTS instructors.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has set the schedule for the 2016 Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Instructor Training and Certification Classes in Baltimore, Md. and Denver, Colo.
What causes you to lose the most sleep at night? Is it the fear of being named in a lawsuit?
If you asked a group of business owners what causes them to lose the most sleep at night, I’m willing to bet that a lot of them would say the fear of being named in a lawsuit is always in the back of their mind. Even though the company has insurance to cover the litigation costs, the thought of losing everything if the award exceeds the coverage is terrifying for an owner.