Articles by Bob Ulrich

Kenda Introduces the Klever A/T2 in Las Vegas

Kenda Introduces the Klever A/T2 in Las Vegas

Kenda USA introduced its latest light truck tire during Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas in November. The Klever A/T2 KR628 features “Tier 1 quality at a top Tier 3 price,” said Jimmy Yang, president of American Kenda Rubber Ind. Co. Ltd. Yang is also chairman of Kenda’s parent company in Taiwan.
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The Evolution of ADAS Training

The Evolution of ADAS Training

AAPEX 2019 is hosting a three-hour ADAS Forum to help repair outlets prepare for servicing advanced driver-assistance systems. Here's a rundown on the topics along with perspective from Jason and Janet Bigelow, who dropped tire sales at their New Jersey business to focus on ADAS service.
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8 Qualities a Good Salesperson Should Have

8 Qualities a Good Salesperson Should Have

Based on my research, the first sale was made by a caveman during the Stone Age. The smooth talking Neanderthal sold a set of flint carving tools to a friend. At that time, he needed to face his potential customer, because wild pigeons weren’t strong enough to carry both the sales pitch (in drawings, of course) and the product to the interested buyer. And pterodactyls had already become extinct.
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Wheel Offset Basics

Wheel Offset Basics

A car’s chassis is more than the sum of its parts. Everything from the shock absorber’s top bushing right down to the tire contact patch is designed to work together as one complete system.
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