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Club 3633 Nominations are Now Open

Tire Review is searching for tire industry influencers – someone who is really changing things for the better, innovating and making strides in your company. Nominate them for our 2022 class of Club 3633 at this link. Club 3633 is an exclusive group of industry professionals that celebrates the next generation of innovators in the

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Top Trends in Today’s OE Wheels [Audio]

Let’s face it: Wheels are the outlandish sibling of the round, black tire. They come in different finishes, various pieces and types of colors. Tires and wheels are commodity items, but when your customer wants to customize the look of their vehicle, wheels are a great place to start, and offering the expertise of what’s

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Point S Creates Programs that Invest in Independents

Imagine a line graph where the line extends so far up and to the right that bells sound and confetti inexplicably falls from the sky – that’s where Point S lives. In 2021, total sales dollars across Point S locations were up 24% from 2020. Same-store growth was up 15%. The co-op added 20 new

Nokian Looks for Additional Capacity Amid Russian War in Ukraine

With a manufacturing plant in Russia and Ukrainian employees at war, Nokian Tyres has issued frequent updates on how the Russian invasion in Ukraine is impacting its business. This past month, Nokian issued a statement saying it is looking to diversify its geographic footprint in its manufacturing operations and is actively looking for additional manufacturing

Top Trends in Today’s OE Wheel Market [Video]

Wheels, especially on high-performance vehicles, are often a part of any vehicle that stands out. They come in different finishes, with various pieces and in all types of colors. Let’s face it: They are the outlandish sibling of the round, black tire. Tires and wheels are commodity items, but when your customer wants to customize

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Yokohama Acquires Trelleborg’s Wheel Systems Business

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. entered into a share purchase agreement with the Swedish-based Trelleborg AB to acquire all outstanding shares of Trelleborg Wheel Systems Holding AB, a company engaged in the manufacture and sale of off-highway tires (OHT) for agricultural and industrial machinery. The acquisition is valued at over $2 billion and is scheduled to

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Sun Auto: Doubling in Size in 2021, What’s Next for 2022

Private-equity-backed Sun Auto Tire & Service acquired 11 new automotive service brands last year and doubled in size. So, how did they do it? And what’s to credit for their growth? In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, presented by AAPEX 2022, we’re joined by Tony Puckett, the company’s CEO, to discuss Sun Auto’s growth to

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‘Quality Service After the Sale’ Sets Janesville Tire Apart

The sun peeked through the clouds on a breezy September morning in Clarion, Iowa as Paul Beckstrand jumped out of his pickup truck, gas station coffee in hand, to greet Big Bud 747. The tall white tractor, weighing in at 95,000 pounds, is billed as the world’s largest farm tractor, and on that summer day

TPMS and Tire Life Connection

Tire pressure monitoring systems, or TPMS systems, are crucial to vehicles and mandated as a safety requirement on new vehicles sold in the U.S., but some drivers still consider this to be an optional part since a vehicle will still run without them fully functioning. In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we’ll

Second-Gen CEOs Take the Business to New Heights [Podcast]

Julie and Mike Holmes didn’t set out with dreams of working in the tire business. Julie was a successful attorney. Mike was an accountant and financial analyst working in the greater DC area. However, their passion for business and continuing on the legacy that Julie’s parents started with Virginia Tire & Auto drew them both

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Bridgestone Suspends Tire Exports, Manufacturing in Russia

Bridgestone Corp. announced it is suspending production of passenger car tires at its manufacturing facility in Ulyanovsk, Russia, and is suspending tire exports to Russia this week due to Russia’s war on Ukraine. “The Bridgestone group is deeply saddened and concerned by the situation in Ukraine, and hopes for the restoration of peace and safety

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Second-Gen CEOs Take Their Business to New Heights

For years, Virginia Tire & Auto has been among the best tire dealers in North America. The dealership, now spanning 18 stores, was named Tire Review’s Top Shop Winner in 2011, and since then, has garnered local and national accolades. Today, in its second generation of ownership, Virginia Tire is redefining what it means to

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