Articles Tagged with ''consumer tires''


Promoting Vehicle Maintenance as Warm Weather Approaches

With springtime around the corner, people’s thoughts often turn to warmer weather, vacation planning and preventive vehicle maintenance. Actually, most car owners only think about two out of the three, according to Dominic Umek, group business unit leader for Conrad’s Tire Express & Total Car Care, a 38-location dealership based in Cleveland, Ohio. 

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Michelin Launches New BFGoodrich Advantage Control

Michelin North America Inc. says its new BFGoodrich Advantage Control tire delivers all-season traction and handling for passenger cars, crossover vehicles and minivans. The tire will be available in Canada on March 1. It will launch in the United States and Mexico on April 1.

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Michelin Unveils Its First EV Tire for North America

Michelin North America Inc. is bringing its first tire specifically designed for electric vehicles to the North American market. The Michelin Pilot Sport EV, which is already sold in China, will be available in the United States and Canada during the third quarter of 2021.

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RNR Tire Express Will Add Nearly 50 Locations

RNR Tire Express had a banner year in 2020. During the year, 12 RNR Tire Express franchise stores opened. And there's more to come, as the Tampa, Fla.-based company has signed development agreements to open more than 47 additional stores.

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MTD Facts Issue: Pricing Marked By ‘Flight to Value’

Perhaps the most significant retail tire pricing trend observed during 2020 was the “flight to value” made by consumers who were financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a look at average consumer tire advertised prices near the end of the year - major brand, low-cost brand and overall.

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