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Michelin Boosted Income, Sales in 2019

Groupe Michelin achieved segment operating income of slightly more than three billion euros on overall, global sales of 24.1 billion euros during 2019.

Rob Slagle says maintaining a team of technicians and offering a full menu of automotive services are key to the success of his dealership. “Auto repair is a profitable part of our business.”
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One Dealer’s Search for Technicians

One day, Rob Slagle is pitching the automotive trade to kindergarten students during a school job fair. A few months later, his tire dealership is the first in the country to partner with Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI) in a new program designed to assign post-secondary students to workplaces for hands-on training.

K&M Tire President Cheryl Gossard (left) and company CEO Ken Langhals (center) discuss business strategy during the distributor's recent meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
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What's Next For K&M Tire?

Strategic acquisitions have been a big driver behind K&M Tire Inc.’s extraordinary growth over the past several years.

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VAA Fights Possible Vehicle Inspection Ban

Tire dealers and auto repair shops in Virginia will no longer be able to provide vehicle inspections if state legislators approve of Governor Ralph Northam’s new budget proposal.

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