Are commercial tire dealers and their fleet customers frequently on the same page? In the interest of both parties, Modern Tire Dealer and its sister publication, Heavy Duty Trucking, tried to find out.
It takes an exceptional person to run a successful tire dealership, and Modern Tire Dealer recognizes outstanding individuals who rise to the top with our annual Dealer of the Year award.
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Greg Smith, publisher of Modern Tire Dealer, was honored by Northwood University for his more than 30-year contribution to education -- on any level, inside or outside the automotive aftermarket -- on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
Bobit Business Media, the parent company of Modern Tire Dealer, has acquired Newport Business Media. Newport’s publishing properties include “Heavy Duty Trucking” (“HDT”) magazine.
Modern Tire Dealer received five medals for editorial excellence at the 20th International Automotive Media Awards (IAMA) ceremony, held Monday, June 20, 2011, at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Mich.
Anthony J. "Tony" Giamanco, former director of sales and marketing for Modern Tire Dealer, died of congestive heart failure on Monday, April 4, 2011. He was 80.
In 1961, Ed Bobit started Automotive Fleet (or AF for short), a car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine. That one book directly led to a number of others, including Business Fleet, Government Fleet and Fleet Financials.
The results from Black Friday should be in by now, and we at Modern Tire Dealer are wondering: How did you do?
Dealer Strategic Planning Inc. (DSP) and Modern Tire Dealer have formed a strategic alliance to better serve the tire industry.
What medium truck tire brand is the best in terms of quality? The tire industry now has an answer, straight from the mouths of the people who work with these products every day: independent commercial truck tire dealers.
Thinking back, Bernie Kovach reminds me a little of Don Draper, the fictional 1960s ad man played by Jon Hamm in AMC's "Mad Men." He could be demanding, charming, intimidating and a bit mysterious, all at the same time.
Are you selling as many tires and as much automotive service as you could be? Since sales techniques tend to be subjective, it can't hurt to give you more advice, straight from the mouth of an industry icon.
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