Nokian Tyres Releases Newest Winter Tire for 4×4’s, Pickups
Amid the snow-capped mountains of Cooper Mountain, Colorado, Nokian Tyres introduced the Hakkapeliitta LT3 winter tire for 4×4’s and pickups to tire distributors, dealers and members of the media at the end of January.
Gallery: Nokian Tyres Hakkapeliitta LT3 Launch
Highlights from Nokian Tyres’ launch of its Hakkapeliitta LT3 for pickup trucks.
Falken Tires Hosts Over 1,500 Dealers in First Year of Falken Academy
In the first year of its crash course in all things Falken Tires, Sumitomo Rubber Industries North America hosted more than 1,500 tire dealers at its headquarters in Rancho Cucamonga, California for Falken Academy. The quarterly, two-day class, started at the beginning of last year, allows dealers to gain in-depth knowledge of the brand’s product lines
K&M Tire Focuses on Dealer Profitability, Goal Setting at Annual Meeting
During its two-day dealer conference and trade show, K&M Tire showed its more than 1,000 dealers in attendance how to make the vision for their business this year become a reality.
Hunter Engineering Launches Public Merchandise Shop
Hunter Engineering has launched a new merchandise website through www.hunter.com for those interested in purchasing Hunter promotional and merchandise products.
Proud to Be an Independent Tire Dealer: Bill Bender, Boulder Tire
After years of working at various shops and creating businesses of his own across the country, Bill moved to Denver and served as a Master Technician at a Nissan car dealership. In 1983, he decided to set out on his own and do things differently.
Former New England Tire & Service Association President Norman Southergill Dies
Norman C. “Unk” Southergill, past president of the Connecticut Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association and an active member and past president of the New England Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association, died Nov. 30. He was 94.
Blackcircles’ Founder Michael Welch To Launch Online Tire Buying Platform in the U.S.
Micael Welch, who created one of the largest online tire buying websites in the U.K., is now launching an online tire retail platform in the U.S. with independent tire dealers central to his business plan.
Marketing Moves: Kumho Tire, the NBA and You
The Kumho Tire USA Brand will be making even more of a splash in digital marketing and social media in 2019, which the company plans to trickle down to its tire dealers through local geo-marketing campaigns.
Kumho Tire Simplifies Product Lines, Amps Up Dealer Tools for 2019
During its 2018 dealer meeting in Costa Rica, Kumho Tire USA emphasized how it will streamline its product offerings, grow its OE side of the business and further study its position in the market to enhance dealer profit margin in 2019.
Selling the Right Tires to Amateur Racing Enthusiasts
Selling track-to-street tires allows tire dealers to get entrenched with their local racing community
Proud to Be an Independent Tire Dealer: Josh Porter, Lex Brodie’s Tires
Josh Porter, co-owner of Lex Brodie’s Tires, has a four-shop business, which operates completely independent of its Oahu-based namesake. Proud to be an Independent Tire Dealer this month is sponsored by Federal Tire.