January, 2013 Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Trials of a Miss-Bent Youth

Microwave and frozen pizza prove as big of a challenge as a misfiring Chevy Impala.

New Angle to Old Problems

TIA’s “Recommended Practice” approach to used, aged tires makes sense. RMA should agree, right?

January 2013 Sales Intelligence

Covering Boston, Mass.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Des Moines, Iowa; Indianapolis, Ind.; Miami, Fla.; and Seattle, Wash., retail tire markets during the period of Dec. 3-12, 2012. Tire Review and InteliChek present up-to-date tire and service price information from major U.S. metropolitan areas. For this monthly feature, Inteli­Chek directly contacts a selection of independent tire dealers,

Does Your Team Need a Workout?

The New Year is a great time to measure your dealership’s customer service fitness.

Mobile App or Website: What’s Right for Your Business?

Compare mobile websites and apps to determine your shop’s needs.

Tire & Wheel Expertise Pays Off

A narrower focus and steady, solid growth has brought success for Minnesota’s Samaritan Tire.

Maximize Fleet Tire Removal Mileage

Staying ahead of irregular wear means understanding how and where it starts.

What Will Tire Rolling Resistance Testing Prove?

NHTSA’s fuel efficiency label scheme may not matter in not-so-perfect world.

Farm Tire Update

Drought, D.C. Weigh on Entire Farm Tire Chain

Service Tech 2013

Nearly every tire dealer offers vehicle service, whether basic maintenance or complete repairs. We’ve compiled an extensive collection of key questions often asked by service technicians of all skill levels, and responses from our cadre of auto service experts.

Product Spotlight: Tire Dealer Software Technology

Whether it’s the click of a mouse or a finger swipe across a tablet or smartphone, technology is changing the way tire dealers run their businesses.

Missouri Dealer Tech Wins Top Honors in Contest

Kim Brant, an automotive technician at Joe’s Tire and Auto Service in St. Joseph, Mo., was selected as the 2012 Best Tech. The second annual Best Tech contest is sponsored by Wix Filters, part of the Affinia Group, and the Babcox Media Tech Group, which includes Brake & Front End, ImportCar and Underhood Service magazines.Brant