John Hagan’s varied 26-year tire industry career is instructive of how he got to his current post as COO of Linglong Americas Inc., and...Read More

Ted Hughes was named head of marketing in North America for Mahle Aftermarket Inc. in February 2011. Hughes is responsible for promotions, public relations,...Read More
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Barry Terzaken is product manager for light truck/SUV tires at Continental Tire the Americas. His role is part technical and part marketing, working internally...Read More

Kyle Roberts is director of marketing for Nexen Tire America Inc., the Diamond Bar, Calif.-based country headquarters of South Korean tiremaker Nexen Tire Corp....Read More

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You’ll see on page 8 of this issue that Tia Disagrees with my take that our industry’s two associations aren’t really speaking with each...Read More

Thirty years ago it was a much different world. Fax machines had just become a thing. There was no Internet, no such thing as...Read More

If you had it to do all over again, what would your tire store look like? How would it function? What would it feature?...Read More

Among the many current hot button questions being asked across the industry is this: Should tire registration be made mandatory and put back into...Read More

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Basil is not known for blowing his own horn, but when a simple repair degenerates into an overhaul from hell, the soothing tones emanating...Read More

Pick a card, any card.” Groans and protests flew like pigeons after bread crumbs. “Geez, Toon, give it a rest! You’re never gonna get...Read More

Wiping the sweat from my forehead, I braced myself for action. “I think I’ve got it now. I grip the body with my right...Read More

Are you sure about this, Slim?” Digger Dan had to holler to be heard above the noise of his backhoe. He was preparing to...Read More

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Reclaimed Rubber Industry Ushers in Good Policy The China Tyre Retreading, Repairing & Recycling Association’s (CTRRRA) Reclaimed Rubber Group hosted a waste tire utilization technology...Read More

"The promotion of an environment-friendly type of solution-polymerized styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) in the domestic market as a green tire rubber material has become...Read More

Double Star Green Tire Project Progressing Qingdao Double Star’s factory relocation and new green tire production base project has been underway. The new factory is...Read More

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