2012 Tire Market Profile - Tire Review Magazine

2012 Tire Market Profile

It’s always hard to hit a moving target, so with all of the shifts and changes and re-directions we’ve witnessed over the last decade, it’s a wonder that a tire dealer or supplier can stay ahead of the curve. To help steady the target, we’ve compiled this comprehensive Tire Market Profile section.

Click here to see the 2012 Tire Market Profile

Combining real-world data from a range of resources with results from Tire Review’s annual Tire Dealer Profile and our editors’ best estimates on marketshares, this section will help you gain a better perspective of our industry, help you see emerging trends, and prepare your business for the road ahead.

Through painstaking research, we’ve been able to assemble this collection of data, which includes: the top 25 global tiremakers; tire import data; dealer channel brand marketshares; tire shipments by segment; a look at the OE and replacement high performance tire markets; a rundown on the most popular tire sizes at OE and replacement; brand and distribution channel segmentation; new vehicle sales; vehicle registrations; miles driven by vehicle type – and much, much more.

Tire Review’s Dealer Profile Study is our annual survey of hundreds of independent tire dealers through­out North America, who offered their insights on the structure, size and operations of today’s tire dealer, including a look at tire pricing levels, buying patterns, average gross margins and more.

To see previous years’ Tire Market Profiles, click here.

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