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The Price of Chinese Tariffs on the Automotive Aftermarket

The Auto Care Association took its turn in testifying and submitting comments about the effect of President Donald Trump's Chinese tariffs. Among the points made: "The price increases for repairs due to the tariffs are hitting low- and middle-income consumers the hardest."

"We now deliver at a minimum four times a day to local customers within a 20-mile radius of our centers," says TireHub CEO Peter Gibbons.
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TireHub, NTW and ATD Talk About Their Progress

Roughly one year after tire wholesaling in the U.S. was turned on its head, I asked the top executives at TireHub LLC, NTW and American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) how their companies were progressing.

McCarthy Tire operates 50-plus stores plus retreading operations. In Winchester, Va., the company has combined two stores into this South Kent Street location.
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McCarthy Tire Is Consolidating 2 Stores in Virginia

McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. is merging two retail stores in Winchester, Va. Both stores were acquired in 2012, and on June 26 the staffs of both locations will combine under the roof at 908 S. Kent St.

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Interstate Batteries Videos Offer Tips To Build the Best Shop

Interstate Batteries Inc. wants to help tire dealers and automotive repair businesses of all sizes take their shops to the top, so the company has turned to a team of experienced technicians and owners for their best tips. Their insights are the focus of a new video series: Shop Goals.

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Technicians Identify Common and Uncommon Tire Hazards

Consumers with flat tires may be surprised to find they were stopped in their tracks by a spoon. Or wrench. Or pair of pliers. But finding kitchen utensils and tools in flat tires is not a surprise to automotive service professionals.

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Nexen Finds an Innovation Partner for the Future

The company that helped make PayPal and Dropbox global, recognizable names and tools in the marketplace is partnering with Nexen Tire Corp. "to pursue innovative collaborations in the tire and mobility industries."

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