Ann Neal

Ann Neal is a former senior editor at Modern Tire Dealer.

Commercial Tires

Retreaders Feel Pressure on Many Fronts

April 17, 2020
 Until daily life came to a near standstill to help stop the spread of COVID-19, many of the nation’s top retreaders were optimistic for 2020.
Consumer Tires

Winter Tires: What to Stock and How to Sell

March 12, 2020
Mild temperatures, not all-weather tires, are to blame for a slower winter tire selling season for some independent tire dealers.
Consumer Tires

Winter Tires Gain Traction -- Get Boost From All-Weather Segment

March 12, 2020
Has the winter tire market been hurt by the growing all-weather segment and four-wheel-drive capabilities of crossover and sport utility vehicles? Not at all, say tire manufacturers...
Consumer Tires

Up to Speed: How Dealers Are Selling to UHP Tire Buyers Who ‘Shop Harder’

Feb. 11, 2020
Demand for sedans is fading, yet independent dealers tell Modern Tire Dealer the market is thriving for high-performance/ultra-high-performance tires.

Dealers List Top Challenges for 2020

Jan. 29, 2020
What challenges are facing independent tire dealers in 2020? And what are they doing to address them? Several dealers weighed in when MTD asked.
Commercial Tires

SEMA/AAPEX Shows Delivered the Goods -- New Tires, New Technologies, New Tools – and a New Tire Show?

Jan. 24, 2020
The 2019 edition of Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, which includes both the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (...