News

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.

Toyo heavily promoted its Treadpass area that connected the south and central halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center during the 2019 SEMA Show.
News

Toyo Will Continue to Tap 'Influencers'

"Influence the influencers" will be Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.'s mantra as it continues to build purchase intent among consumers, Tim Chaney, the company's vice president of marketing, told Modern Tire Dealer during last week's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.

Yokohama will continue to build its Advan line in 2020.
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Yokohama Will Pump Up Advan Line in 2020

Yokohama Tire Corp. is breathing new life into its Advan line, Fardad Niknam, Yokohama’s senior director of product marketing and planning, told Modern Tire Dealer during this week’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.

The new Roadian GTX all-season touring tire is expected to be a big hit for Nexen in 2020, says John Hagan, sales executive vice president.
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Nexen Reports Double-Digit Growth in 2019

“Our growth this year is over double digits for the second year in a row,” John Hagan, sales executive vice president for Nexen Tire America Inc., told Modern Tire Dealer during this week’s Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

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.
Blog

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.  

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