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2022 CTDA Luncheon Honors Hall of Fame Inductees

The California Tire Dealers Association met for the ninth annual CTDA/1-800EveryRim New Year Luncheon Jan. 20 where the group inducted members into the California Tire Dealers Association Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees include: The late Eddie Cohn, a CTDA-S (South) director who had previously operated Cohn Tire Sales in Los Angeles; Jay Goldberg, a

Hunter: Using IoT to Track Tire Service Metrics

You may have heard of the “Internet of Things,” or IOT, as it’s often referred to. But, if you’re scratching your head thinking, um…how does this relate to my tire business? We’re about to delve into just that. In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, presented by AAPEX 2022, we’re joined by Pete

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Nokian Launches New Winter Tire Range for Cars, SUVs and EVs

As the inventor of the winter tire, Nokian Tyres aims to be predictable by design, in terms of safety and reliability. This is what the Finnish tiremaker aimed to instill in its new Hakkapeliitta R5 non-studded winter tire range, which the tiremaker debuted in a global virtual launch Jan. 26. “Our mission is to keep

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How Hunter is Using IOT to Help Dealers Operate Smarter

You may have heard of the “Internet of Things,” or IOT, as it’s often referred to. But, if you’re scratching your head thinking, um…how does this relate to my tire business? We’re about to delve into just that. In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, presented by AAPEX 2022, we’re joined by Pete

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The Difference Between Tire Tread Patterns

Tires in the market today are mainly designed with one of three tread patterns: directional, asymmetrical or symmetrical. Each pattern lends itself to specific performance characteristics that help the tire, basically, do what engineers want it to. Tire Review’s Maddie Winer takes a look at each from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox

Moore’s Tire Sales’ Bill Watkins Shares Keys to Quick Service

Not many people go from wielding a meat clever to firing a stud gun into winter tires, but when Bill Watkins finds an opportunity, he takes it. “I was a butcher, a meat cutter by trade,” said Bill, a graduate from The National School of Meat Cutting in Toldeo, Ohio. “There used to be a

Top Shop Nominations Now Open!

Now in its 16th year, Tire Review is once again searching for the “best of the best” independent tire dealers in North America with its industry-leading Top Shop Awards program, presented by Coats. The Top Shop Awards program highlights independent tire dealers that best epitomize the key attributes and values of a highly successful business.

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U.S. AutoForce To Acquire Max Finkelstein Inc.

U.S. AutoForce, a division of U.S. Venture, will acquire tire distributor Max Finkelstein, Inc., headquartered in Astoria, New York. The acquisition is expected to close Jan. 31 and Max Finkelstein will operate as a division of U.S. AutoForce under the management of the current leadership team. Founded in 1919 with a single retail store in

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Vaccine Mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order Jan. 13 blocking a federal vaccine mandate that would have required businesses with 100 or more employees to ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated or undergo regular testing and wear face masks. The mandate was originally issued in November by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

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Pirelli Develops Tires for Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT

New Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires have been specifically developed for the latest Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT as original equipment, the company said. The summer tires have been designed both for track and road driving, using a compound directly derived from Pirelli’s experience in motorsport, following the Italian tiremaker’s “perfect fit” strategy, Pirelli said. The

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Myers Tire Supply Joins Federated Auto Parts

Myers Tire Supply, a business unit of Myers Industries, Inc., joined Federated Auto Parts this month. Myers says the partnership will grow service offerings and increase customer value for both Myers Tire Supply and Federated with enhancements in training, product offering and an extended network support. “On behalf of the Federated staff and membership, I

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Tread Elements that Make Winter Tires Stand Up to the Test

The tread design on winter tires is truly meant to stand up to the test of harsh conditions. I mean, just look at this one. So, let’s take a deeper look. First, many winter tires have lots of deep grooves, which can run circumferentially and laterally around the tire. A tire’s network of grooves helps