The Dos and Don’ts of Employee Discipline
You have an under-performing or problem employee that doesn’t seem to "get it." You’ve told them over and over again but they keep doing what you told them not to do and you don’t understand what the problem is and why they can’t just do their job right in the first place. Does this scenario
Trying to Make Sense of it All
[Editor’s Note: This column by editor Carol Birkland appeared in the November 2013 issue of Fleet Equipment magazine, a sister publication of Tire Review.] Current economic and legislative concerns may be blamed on a perfect, albeit negative, alignment of the stars. We all know that the economy needs to be strong to fuel consumer confidence. Without it,
Yokohama COO: China Imports Large Part of Consumer Tire Growth
Yokohama Tire Corp. COO Takayuki Hamaya gave us a review of his company’s 2013 efforts and a look forward at the coming year. Question: How did the market segments of consumer, commercial and off-the-road tires perform compared to each other?Hamaya: We saw growth in both the consumer and commercial segments in 2013. Demand really began
New Jersey State Tire Dealer Association Seeking Members
The New Jersey State Tire Dealer Association is seeking new members and continued support from its current members in 2014, according to a recent letter from current president Al Breese. The association is dedicated to the betterment of the New Jersey retail tire business. Additionally, the organization is also involved with providing annual contributions, from
December 2013 Sales Intelligence
Tire and service pricing for Portland, Ore., Phoenix, Ariz., Topeka, Kan., Jackson, Miss., Detroit, Mich. and Bangor, Maine.
National Marketing Group Shuts Down
While it wasn’t the first of its kind, it was certainly the biggest and broadest. Now it is no more.
Product Spotlight: TPMS Tools
The latest reset tools and kits for tire pressure monitoring systems are easy to use and offer variety so technicians can troubleshoot sensors as quickly as possible. Even the most difficult relearns can be completed with ease thanks to wireless printing technology, better displays and simple sensor look-up options.
For a Few Dollars More
Even as we were congratulating ourselves for dodging the sweeps month hidden camera run NBC’s Today Show took at tire and repair shops, a more compelling story ran on Nov. 21 on WTVD-TV in Raleigh/Durham, N.C. Investigative reporter Steve Daniels bought a few used tires from local shops, products promoted as “safe” by the stores,
Flames, Fires and Blazers
Creating a built-in fire protection system to appease the fire chief adds to the mischief.
Pirelli Showcases New SUV/CUV Replacement Tire
Pirelli Tire North America gave select dealers and trade media the chance to check out its newest tire – the Scorpion Verde All-Season Plus – mid-November in Austin, Texas. The tire is Pirelli’s most recent attempt to take a product developed for OE fitment and tweak it slightly to fit consumer needs in the