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Consumers Won’t Cut Corners with Vehicle Maintenance, Survey Says

According to Hankook Tire‘s latest Gauge Index, a survey of Americans’ attitudes and opinions about driving, rising prices have many finding ways to cut back. However, the survey found that there is one expense consumers are not willing to be cheap with: car maintenance. The latest survey found that when it comes to vehicle maintenance,

Goodyear Expands its Electric Vehicle Tire Portfolio

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced the launch of the all-new Goodyear ElectricDrive all-season tire and two new sizes for its ultra-high performance tire, the Goodyear ElectricDrive GT. With the addition of four new sizes to its EV tire lineup, Goodyear says the ElectricDrive is now a fit for 44% more battery electric vehicles

IMR Research Shows Impact of EV Service at Independent Shops

IMR released an update with new insight on its research on how battery and hybrid electric vehicle service is impacting independent repair shops. Between June 1-30, IMR says it interviewed 500 independent repair shops in the U.S. to update its original findings from 2021 on trends relating to service exposure in independent repair shops to

Nexen Tire Selected as OEM Tire Supplier for New Kia Hybrid, EV

Nexen Tire‘s N Priz S grand-touring tire has been selected as original equipment on the 2023 Kia Niro and 2023 Kia Niro EV models for the U.S. market. Kia says its compact SUV offering will feature either 205/60R16 or 215/55R17 N Priz S grand-touring tires from the factory depending on the selected trim level. Nexen

Future Proofing your Business as Vehicle Technology Changes

Most of us are back to living lives that resemble our pre-pandemic selves, but chip shortages persist, and new car production rates still haven’t recovered, with Trading Economics still recording a significant drop in United States car production compared to pre-pandemic rates, and The Alliance for Automotive Innovation recording that North America lost more than

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Continental Focuses on Adding Value to Dealers Amid Economic Uncertainty

With a hectic economy and changing tire landscape, leadership at Continental Tire the Americas believes the way to win dealers is by adding value to their business. Being a consistent, reliable partner in the market is the way their team has always built relationships with dealers, and as businesses continue to rebound from pandemic lows,

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Hamaton Launches Tesla Bluetooth Sensor

Hamaton is launching an aftermarket BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) sensor exclusively for Tesla vehicles. Hamaton says the new sensor is a direct replacement for the Sysgration BLE sensor. The company says that an alert is sent to the vehicle’s computer system via BLE when air pressure drops to trigger the TPMS light. BLE sensors are

Apollo Tyres Launches New EV-Specific Tires in India

Apollo Tyres has introduced specific tires for electric vehicles (EVs) for both passenger vehicles and two-wheelers. The Apollo Amperion range of tires for the passenger vehicle segment, whereas the Apollo WAV range is for two-wheelers. Both were launched for the Indian market. The Apollo Amperion will cater to the EVs in hatchback, compact SUV and

Michelin Promotes EV Tires Via Volta EV Charging Network

Volta Inc. partnered with Michelin North America, Inc. to bring the mobility brand’s “Motion For Life” campaign to millions of EV drivers and consumers in the U.S. The campaign showcased Michelin’s innovative tires designed to maximize EV performance, making Volta—both an EV charging and media network—the ideal platform to meaningfully reach audiences while positively impacting

Hankook To Equip The Audi Q4 e-tron And Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron

Hankook Tire will supply the latest Audi electric vehicle (EV) models with tires specially developed for electric cars. The Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron will be equipped with the Hankook Ventus S1 evo 3 ev tire, designed for the unique needs of EVs, such as low rolling resistance, low weight and high load capacity, the

How Are You Keeping Up with Technology in Your Shop?

The Tire Review Crew visited the K&M Tire Dealer Conference and Trade Show in Kansas City, and while we were there, it was our goal to get a pulse on the industry by tracking down tire dealers and asking them our most burning questions. This week, that question is: How are you keeping up with

TPMS Matters Even More in an Electrified Vehicle

The upcoming era of electric vehicles is truly the topic of our time in this industry. As the infrastructure for this imminent change is getting put into place, it is easy to wonder what other changes will come our way when it comes to servicing these vehicles. As vehicles get smarter, safer and more efficient,