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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.

Product

Hankook Introduces Dynapro MT2

Hankook Tire America Corp. has introduced its Dynapro MT2 (RT05) extreme off-road tire with an aggressive, high-void tread pattern optimized for traction in mud, dirt, rock, sand and gravel surfaces.

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Westlake Brand Will Have New Mileage Warranty

Tireco Inc. has announced a new limited mileage warranty will be available on all Westlake passenger and light truck tires sold in North America starting in the company's first quarter.

The alignment performed on this Ford Galaxy was unique in 1969. "Back in the day, you dug a hole in the floor and moved the technician instead of the car," says Hunter's Kaleb Silver.
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Blog 4: Alignment Has Changed Dramatically in 50 Years

As part of our yearlong celebration of Modern Tire Dealer’s 100th anniversary, we continue to compare the past to the present with an eye toward the future. Today, as part of my 5 blogs in 5 days series, we take you back to our October 1969 issue, when we wrote about Hunter Engineering Co.’s new Compute-A-Line F-60 computerized wheel aligner.

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.

Todd Pickens, vice president of sales for Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, stands next to a 58-inch version of the brand's recently announced Baja Pro XS light truck tire.
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Mickey Thompson Gets 'Back to the Basics' at SEMA Show

“We’re trying to reestablish ourselves at the premium end of the performance aftermarket,” Todd Pickens, vice president of sales for Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, told Modern Tire Dealer during the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

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Blog 3: BKT Plant Update, Fury Tire Blitz and More

It's Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the 2019 Global Tire Expo (GTE) in Las Vegas. Yesteday, I received a lot of congratulations on my pending retirement, and one heartfelt, "You S.O.B.!" Thanks to all of you, even John.

News

Cosmo Tires Warranties are Enhanced

Tire Group International LLC reports Cosmo Tires has enhanced its existing road hazard program by adding a mileage warranty to its passenger and light truck lineup. It also is offering a retread and casing warranty on all its truck and bus tires. Together, these programs comprise the new “Cosmo Tires Warranty Suite.”

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