Mark Rhodes and Scott Rhodes, the second generation brothers who own Plaza Tire Service Inc., are the winners of Modern Tire Dealer’s 2017 Tire Dealer of the Year Award.
Chinese tire manufacturer Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. has taken the next step toward building its first tire factory outside of China.
New tire lines, increased marketing efforts and sales support for dealers, plus a “doubling down” on its consumer focus were the major highlights from the Bridgestone Consumer Tire Business Meeting held last month in Los Angeles. Roughly 200 dealers were in attendance.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is presenting its 2016 Legislative Review "The Issues that Affect You and How to Protect your Bottom Line" on Wednesday, Nov. 2, from noon to 1 p.m. in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Rooms S106-107.
Last December, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) held grand opening ceremonies for its new off-highway tire plant in Bhuj, India. Modern Tire Dealer’s Editor Bob Ulrich was there and reported on the event in our January issue, along with several online reports.
Triangle Group, China’s largest privately owned tire manufacturer, celebrated its 40th year in business on April 8, 2016, in Shanghai. More than 600 customers, government officials, business partners, suppliers and scholars from universities and research institutes from over 100 countries attended. MTD was there, too. Click through our gallery for pictures.
Modern Tire Dealer (MTD) and Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) magazines have completed an in-depth research project that provides an expansive look at truck tires and their maintenance.
When your dealership is surrounded by fields of tall corn in all directions, it makes sense that your farm tire business would be very important to you. This holds true for Kuil Banden BV, located just outside Groningen, Holland.
The Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) now has a presence in 41 states, with over 550 retail locations and 144 members and 97 shareholders participating. Calling itself the “Band of Brothers,” the ITDG has become a leading “affinity group” in the industry.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) Off-the-Road Tire Conference has long served as a valuable venue for learning not only about what’s happening in the OTR marketplace, but also about the overall economic health of many different industries.
Hankook dealers who assembled at the company’s annual Partner’s Day, held in Jamaica this year, were told that the company is on schedule for the ground-breaking of its new Clarksville, Tenn., tire factory during the second half of this year.
It just keeps on growing. The number of exhibitors for the tire industry’s biggest event, the 2013 Global Tire Expo (GTE) — Powered by the Tire Industry Association (TIA), had already exceeded the 2012 total months before the event took place Nov. 5-8 in Las Vegas.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) presented the Ed Wagner Leadership Award to Modern Tire Dealer Publisher Greg Smith. He was recognized at TIA’s Tire Industry Honors event on Nov. 4, 2013, one day prior to the Global Tire Expo and Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, Nev.