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GM's loss of Saturn is a tire dealer's gain

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General Motors Corp. is closing its Saturn dealerships. That opens the door for independent tire dealers.

In his latest B.O.B. blog, Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich relates how a local auto mall is courting him because he owns a Saturn. If the mall owners can do it, he reasons, why can't tire dealers?

"Without Saturn dealerships, there is a void in Saturn repair locations," he writes. "(Tire dealers) can target those vehicles."

Find out how by clicking on "Saturn is dead. Long live Saturn (vehicles)!" Or click on the Blog channel at the top of's home page; there you will find not only the B.O.B. blog, but also blogs from MTD Managing Editor Lori Mavrigian ("Lori's Listening") and Senior Editor Mike Manges ("Tire Talk with Mike").

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