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TPMS Diagnostic & Replacement Tips

Though many drivers (and even some technicians) may not realize how far it has come, the market for tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensors and tools has

Communicating the Effectiveness of TPMS

Communicating the effectiveness of TPMS at the counter can often feel more difficult than, for example, brakes or shocks. Brakes are an obvious safety feature for drivers,

Air Ride Suspension Diagnostics

Air ride systems can control vehicle ride height, passenger comfort and improve handling. How they operate and work with the rest of the systems on the vehicle

TrakMotive Releases 87 New Parts Numbers

TrakMotive has released 87 new parts numbers which include automotive CV axles, ATV CV axles, driveshafts and CV intermediate shafts. These units are all in stock and

Video: Why Temperature Matters to the Air Ride System

Tire Review's Maddie Winer explains the ways that temperature matters to a vehicle's air ride system, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Components of Passenger Tire Tread

Tire Review's David Sickels explains how a tire's tread goes far beyond aesthetics, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Five Brake Line Inspection Tips

Tire Review's David Sickels has five brake line inspection tips to protect both the customer and your shop, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

News & People

Blackburn OEM Hires Bilingual Wheel Expert

Alex (Javier) Jaramillo, a bilingual OEM wheel expert, will serve as one of Blackburn's inside sales/customer service members.

Nokian Tyres PLC Appoints New President and CEO

Jukka Moisio will take over for Hille Korhonen, who has stepped down after leading the company for three years.

Continental Adds Key Account Manager to Import Channel

Mark Pascuzzo, a veteran of 30-plus years in the automotive aftermarket, was previously a commercial sales manager for a major worldwide aftermarket company with responsibility for North America.

Tire Brands America Hires Director of Sales

The company says Sean Brennan has extensive experience with Zafco and Maxxis.

Schrader Announces New NA Technical Team Leader

Yanick Leduc has been with Schrader for the past three years providing training for customers both in the U.S. and Canada.

Tim Baker Takes Over Helm of Triangle Tire Tech Center

Tim Baker is replacing Ed Montgomery, who has retired from the company.

GRI Puts Safety at the Fore

Strict health and safety measures are being followed at GRI's factory in Sri Lanka, which are designed to keep its employees safe.

Tire Discounters Grows to 135 Retail Stores

Five new locations are planned for Tennessee, Alabama and Indianapolis.

Continental Tire Offers June Promotion

Continental’s ExtremeContact Sport and ExtremeContact DWS06, as well as the PureContact LS and TrueContact Tour, are among the qualifying tires.

Kumho Tire USA Introduces New Website, Dealer Portal

KumhoTireUSA.com now has a simplified user experience, is mobile friendly and features a redesigned homepage and media center.

Wheel Torque Focus of Week 4 TIA Training Webinar

TIA is presenting six consecutive weeks of free online video-conference webinars focused on different aspects of tire service training for passenger and light truck tire service technicians.

Registration Opens for TIA Host Hotel, GTE/SEMA Show

TIA will hold all but one of its pre-show events at The Cosmopolitan on Nov. 2. The GTE/SEMA Show starts the next day and runs through Nov. 6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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Podcasts

Podcast: Servicing Shop Equipment in the Coronavirus Age

Kevin Keefe, VP of service for Hennessy Industries, shares how the Hennessy Service Network is operating during this time and what the industry can expect from the service network this year.

What’s Treading, Ep. 14: AI, Machine Learning & Online Chat Platforms with Openbay

We talk with Rob Infantino, founder of Openbay, about the artificial intelligence and machine learning you can bring to your shop’s digital presence, and how online chat platforms could be beneficial to your business.

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