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STM

Southern Tire Mart, Pilot Flying J Form Strategic Alliance

Southern Tire Mart, the largest independent commercial tire dealership in the U.S., and Pilot Co. have formed a strategic alliance, Southern Tire Mart at Pilot Flying J, that "will leverage the strengths and conveniences of Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers, as well as the tire and maintenance
expertise of Southern Tire Mart."


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ACT

Truck Demand Heads Into 2021 with a 'Bang,' Says ACT

“Commercial vehicle demand is heading into 2021 with a bang, resulting from consumer and business spending substitution from services to goods, inventory rebuilding and the sidelining of drivers, just to mention a few,” says Kenny Vieth, president of ACT Research, which tracks trucking industry trends.


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MNA OTR

Michelin Rounds Out 49-Inch OTR Tire Lineup

Michelin North America, Inc., has introduced the Michelin XD Mineworks, a new 49-inch tire for 100-ton mining and quarry dump trucks. The tire is available in size 27.00R49 and completes the company's 49-inch OTR tire portfolio.


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Wheel1

WheelRight Gives Fleets a ‘Third Eye’ on Tires

Snider Fleet Solutions Sees Potential in Technology

Plenty of truck tire manufacturers offer tools and software to monitor the health of a fleet’s tires. Some use chips. There are patches. Others utilize barcodes. With every new tracker or tracking system, the tire company develops its own tool to read and access the data.


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Pat’s Tire Serves a Custom Niche

Ag Tire Dealership’s Next Generation Plans for the Future

Bigger tires with heavier farm equipment add up to more complex fitments. They require more precision and expertise. For Pat’s Tire Sales & Service Inc. in Chilton, Wis., the bigger the better. Those combines, large four-wheel-drive tractors and choppers drive this 42-year-old family business.


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Blue

Steady Demand Floats Ag Tire Market

In 2020, a ‘Flat’ Market Is a Good Thing, say Manufacturers

The COVID-19 pandemic left no tire industry product segment untouched. But the ag tire segment was impacted less than others. At least that’s the general consensus of major ag tire manufacturers in North America.


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