The latest category of tires that offers year-round consumer convenience also promises to extend and add to one of the most common struggles independent tire dealers face: stocking an even wider assortment of products.
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, marketers and distributors.
Modern Tire Dealer broke down the CUV and SUV tire segments by asking three all-important questions covering the forecast for the next five years, product mix, and where there’s the greatest growth. Nineteen tire makers weighed in.