State of the Industry Archives - Tire Review Magazine


Tire Brand Study 2014

You’ll notice that we’re presenting the results for both this year and 2012 so that you can get a better sense of trends that may have arisen as we came off of the Great Recession. In particular, this 21st Tire Brand Study shows that by and large tire companies appear to be better at meeting

OTR Market Forecast Brightens

Slow construction turnaround be damned, long-term market drivers point to long-term growth

What the Future Holds

An incomplete economic recovery continues to hamper the industry, but potential China tire tariffs pose a greater threat to the tire market future

There For The Taking

Service and maintenance opportunities grow, but multiple challenges and competition can trip up tire dealers

U.S. Tire Market Concerns

Solid U.S. consumer tire demand outlook intact…for now

Mountains of Truth, Ideas And Opinion

On the mountains of truth, you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.” German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche never sold a tire or turned a wrench, but his decades-old take on truth-seeking

Trucking Turns It Up

Despite lingering headwinds, growing optimism coming from the U.S. trucking industry

‘The Challenge Will Be Great’

TIA tackling slate of key government issues, focused on tire dealer growth

Raising Expectations

Poised for quantum leap, Indian tiremakers prepare to tackle their global ambition

Euro Tire Mart Is On the Up

Despite wide disparities, recent economic upturn is a ray of light to manufacturers

China’s Challenge

World’s largest tire producer and market grasps opportunity at home and faces unwelcome trouble abroad

The Digital Experience

Google study shows stronger move away from stores, more online research and growing reliance on mobile