Percheron Capital, the parent company of Big Brand Tire & Service, has acquired American Tire Depot's retail stores. Based in Vernon, Calif., American Tire Depot has 107 retail outlets, according to the 2021 MTD 100.
Anyline Inc.’s technology made a splash earlier in the year when Discount Tire revealed it was bringing Anyline’s optical character recognition (OCR) capabilities into its 1,000-plus stores. Karen Savage says Discount Tire's use spurred other large automotive retailers to accelerate their own plans.
American Tire Distributors Inc.’s Tire Pros franchise program has 440 “owner-operators” who represent 609 locations, according to Tire Pros President Greg Bell. He says the group wants 2,000 locations within the next five years. “But I don’t want to stop there.”
Dealership Will Open 60 Stores in Illinois Over Next Three Years
November 16, 2021
Allen Park, Mich.-based Belle Tire Distributors Inc. has officially entered the greater Chicago market by opening a store in Naperville, Ill., and another outlet in Villa Park, Ill. The dealership plans to open 60 stores in Illinois over the next three years.
Tire pressure monitoring service (TPMS) can be both regular and lucrative. Respondents to MTD’s 2021 Tire Dealer Automotive Service Study report they perform TPMS service an average of 120 times per month, and that the profit margin is higher than plenty of other services, including brake work.
Apollo Tyres Ltd. took its newest tire to one of the nation's largest billboards — Times Square in New York City. The Vredestein Pinza all-terrain tire marks the brand's entry into the North American light truck and SUV tire market.
The Biden Administration has set the deadline for employers with at least 100 workers to ensure either every employee is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or unvaccinated employees are tested weekly. Employers also will be required to provide paid time for their workers to get the shot.
New Tire Industry Hall of Fame member and outgoing Tire Industry Association (TIA) CEO Dr. Roy Littlefield can claim a number of well-deserved achievements and accolades. But the association’s longtime leader says many of his proudest moments at the helm of TIA were accompanied by little — and in most cases, zero — fanfare.
As the director of Purcell Tire & Rubber Co.’s global mining division, new Tire Industry Association (TIA) President Mason Hess knows tires — especially big ones. In this interview, he previews some of the things TIA members can expect to see from the association in 2022.
On Tuesday, Nov. 2, when the 2021 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and Global Tire Expo open at the Las Vegas Convention Center, The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will stage the first of two days of educational sessions.