Aeolus Tyre Co. Ltd. is sponsoring a yacht in the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), billed as the world’s toughest ocean race. As Mike Leverington, Aeolus general manager, United States, explained it, “No tire company has been involved in something like this. When you talk branding, you have to differentiate yourself from the pack or you are just a commodity. So by taking this on, we are differentiating our brand in sports marketing.
Oliver Ziegler opened Ziegler Tire & Supply Co. in 1919. Today, the Massillon, Ohio-based company is run by Bill Ziegler, 66, a second-generation Ziegler. It has 24 stores in three states — eight retail, 16 commercial/retail — two wholesale outlets and two retread plants. Annual sales top $120 million.
Ah, the lowly pothole. There are millions of them, many more this year due to the harsh winter in many parts of the United States.
There are now 2,605,331 miles of paved roads in the United States. There are more than 130 million registered automobiles on U.S. roads
When small businesses are victims of crime, they might change their hours of operation, raise their prices to cover losses, move to safer environments or shut down completely.
It’s midnight, your dealership is closed. A car slowly cruises by on the street behind your shop, its occupants taking in your parking lot, your showroom, looking for something to steal.
Last year, Modern Tire Dealer editors reported on this website about the more than 20 tire dealerships, warehouses and retread plants which had changed ownership.
A lot of improvements have been made in tires in 61 years. An impressive one is in shortened stopping distances, as MTD's Managing Editor Lori Mavrigian's latest blog points out.
If you’re like me, it has been many years since you took your written driver’s exam. If you were given a pop quiz on it today, would you pass?