McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. has divested of four retail tire locations in the last year. That may not seem noteworthy for a tire dealership so heavily focused on the commercial tire business. But President John McCarthy Jr. maintains retail tire service is a profitable and important part of the company’s strategy.
Michelin North America Inc. has unveiled its next generation mining tire for 250-ton rigid dump trucks – the Michelin XDR 250+. The tire offers an improved tire life over its predecessor, the tiremaker says.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC is filling out its construction truck tire portfolio, adding two more sizes to the Conti HSC 3 steer/all-position tire, plus retreads to match the ContiTread HSC 3 and ContiTread HDC 3.
Tire prices are going up. Supply issues continue. And tire dealers tell Modern Tire Dealer both are having an effect on what happens at the sales counter. Since nearly every major tire manufacturer has announced a price hike in recent months, MTD set out to find how that’s affecting sales and profitability. We checked in with six dealerships for a progress report as the first quarter comes to a close.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has set its global goals for 2023, and part of the company's vision is to increase both original equipment and replacement tire sales while focusing on its Advan and Geolandar lines, as well as its winter tire sales.