The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack are taking their automotive services on the road. Icahn Automotive Group LLC says the brand is offering preventive maintenance, auto repairs and tires from a trailer and mobile service bay. It's called the Pep Boys Mobile Crew.
TBC Corp. is the latest company to experiment with a mobile tire installation service. NTB Tire & Service Centers will pilot the program in Dallas, and Tire Kingdom locations will offer it in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Roll by Goodyear is an interesting concept. The pilot program, which is up and running in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, is described by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. as "a completely new tire shopping and installation experience." And I would say it is.
Gaither Tool Co. Inc. is bringing a mobile tire servicing platform designed as a single compact unit that does not require a generator to the North American market.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is testing a mobile tire installation program that appears to be similar to Michelin OnSite, which Michelin North America Inc. discontinued.
The season of tire and automotive shows is now in full swing across Europe and the general feeling in the market is that there are now far too many events for competitive companies to either exhibit in or visit.
Delticom AG is pairing its online tire sales expertise with Technomarketing, and the two companies are launching the MobileMech brand of vehicles outfitted with an all-in-one mobile tire service technology.
Michelin North America Inc. has ended its mobile tire installation service experiment, Michelin OnSite. The tire maker shelved the program earlier this month.
Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC (BSRO) is testing a mobile tire service in the Nashville, Tenn., area, and says if successful it could be extended to dealers in the Bridgestone Affiliated Retailer Nationwide Network.
Go Tire Inc., Canada’s first and only mobile tire service franchise, is going to school to teach marketing students about Go Tire Mobile Tire Service. The format is featured in the 3rd edition of McGraw-Hill Ryerson’s "Marketing" textbook, specifically Chapter 10: Services: The Intangible Product.