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GB Auto Service Has Deals 'in the Works'

What is GB Auto Service Inc. up to as the year winds down? When last we checked, it was ranked No. 14 on the Modern Tire Dealer 100 list of top independent retail tire dealers in the U.S.

Toyo heavily promoted its Treadpass area that connected the south and central halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center during the 2019 SEMA Show.
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Toyo Will Continue to Tap 'Influencers'

"Influence the influencers" will be Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.'s mantra as it continues to build purchase intent among consumers, Tim Chaney, the company's vice president of marketing, told Modern Tire Dealer during last week's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.

Yokohama will continue to build its Advan line in 2020.
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Yokohama Will Pump Up Advan Line in 2020

Yokohama Tire Corp. is breathing new life into its Advan line, Fardad Niknam, Yokohama’s senior director of product marketing and planning, told Modern Tire Dealer during this week’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.

The new Roadian GTX all-season touring tire is expected to be a big hit for Nexen in 2020, says John Hagan, sales executive vice president.
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Nexen Reports Double-Digit Growth in 2019

“Our growth this year is over double digits for the second year in a row,” John Hagan, sales executive vice president for Nexen Tire America Inc., told Modern Tire Dealer during this week’s Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

Chris Clinton says additional fitments are being developed for the Duro Frontier MT tire. Five fitments are available now.
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Duro Has More Sizes for MT Tire

More fitments for the Frontier MT and a new powersport tire for modified golf carts are highlighted in Duro Tire and Wheel Corp.’s booth at the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.  

Tireco Inc. has 6,000 points of distribution throughout North America, Andrew Hoit, vice president of sales and marketing, told MTD. "The Milestar brand is our flagship," he said.
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Tireco is Bullish on Growth of Milestar Brand

Tireco Inc. is evaluating “a lot of feature and benefit add-ons” for its flagship Milestar passenger and light truck tire brand, Andrew Hoit, the company’s vice president of sales and marketing, said during the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

Arvind Poddar, BKT's chairman and managing director, says the company's OTR tire sales have grown 60% this year.
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A 57-Inch Tire? BKT Talks OTR Plans During SEMA

Balkrishna Industries Ltd.'s OTR tire sales climbed 60% in 2019, Arvind Poddar, the company's chairman and managing director, told Modern Tire Dealer during the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

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