Articles Tagged with ''Editorial''

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‘Signs Point to Yes:' Six Questions Answered as MTD Peers Into the Future

Readers of a certain age will remember the Magic 8-Ball, that strange, plastic toy that provided instant answers to those all-important questions (“Will I ace my math test?” “Will I win the lottery?” “Will the Browns ever make it to the Super Bowl?”) I thought it would be fun to apply Magic 8-Ball-like answers to several tire industry-related questions that have been on my mind and could very well be on your mind, too.


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‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want,’ But Here Are Five Reasons Why You'll Get What You Need

‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want,’ But Here Are Five Reasons Why You'll Get What You Need

You can’t always get what you want/But if you try sometime, you just might find — you get what you need.” Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote these lyrics in 1969 (or 1968, depending on who you believe) and I’m sure they weren’t thinking about independent tire dealers at the time. But those words do have an unexpected resonance some 50 years later.
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Is Our Love Affair With the Car Over?

Is Our Love Affair With the Car Over?

Leonardo Da Vinci may have been the first person to love his car. He invented the first self-propelled vehicle in 1478. Had it ever advanced past the drawing board stage,  however, it would have been driverless. The invention had neither a steering wheel nor a seat! Da Vinci was evidently fond of the vehicle, not driving it.
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