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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.

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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.

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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.

Volunteers from Sullivan Tire & Auto Service recently partnered with United Way of Greater Plymouth County in Massachusetts to pack over 18,000 nutrient-minded meals for those in need.
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Sullivan Tire and Auto Helps Feed the Hungry

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service headquartered in Norwell, Mass., joined forces with United Way of Greater Plymouth County and various other local organizations last week to pack nutritious meals for donation to various food pantries in the area.

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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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Apollo Releases Positive Financial Results

For the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2019, Apollo Tyres Ltd reported a net profit of $11.73 million on sales of $556.85 million. For the first half of the year (April – September), the company posted a profit of $32.11 million on sales of $1,171.56 million.

While the Dynapro MT2 is designed for extreme off-road performance, unified construction provides a compliant on-road feel which also assists in keeping road noise down to a minimum.
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Hankook Launches Dynapro MT2 Off-Road Tire

Hankook Tire America Corp.’s new Dynapro MT2 (RT05) is the successor of the company’s off-road-focused Dynapro MT, and is being described as the “most capable and extreme off-road tire Hankook has ever offered.”

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