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July 2012 Sales Intelligence

Covering Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Denver, Colo.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Newark, N.J.; San Francisco, Calif.; and Tampa, Fla., retail tire markets during the period of June 1-11, 2012. Tire Review and InteliChek present up-to-date tire and service price information from U.S. metropolitan areas.For this monthly feature, InteliChek directly contacts a selection of independent tire dealers, mass

$300 Million Mexico Plant is Cornerstone of Pirelli’s N.A. Growth Targets

Pirelli SpA’s formal opening ceremony for its new $300 million passenger and light truck/SUV tire plant in Silao, Mexico, can be described using the same words as the impact the tiremaker hopes the facility will have on its operations in the NAFTA region. Big. Influential. Premium. Just how massive? The new Silao plant, Pirelli’s first

BKT Get Together Helps Dealers, Tiremaker Grow Together

It would seem counterintuitive that an Indian tiremaker would entertain a large group of North Ameri­can tire dealers for a week in northern Italy. Oh, and call it a "day out."“At BKT, we believe in ‘Getting To­gether,’ which is a process that helps us in ‘Growing Together,’” said Arvind Poddar in his welcome letter to

Fast-Growing Nexen Tire Sets Sights High With New Plant

South Korea’s oldest tire manufacturer isn’t what you might assume. Originally established in 1942 as Heung-A Tire, the company now known as Nexen Tire Corp. is celebrating 70 years in business this year, and has ambitious growth plans for its future.Included within the highly automated Changnyeong tire factory’s 4.65 million square feet of floor space

Loyalty, Familiarity Add Up For Chicagoland Dealer

With only four locations in the suburban Chicago area, Duxler Complete Auto Care might at first appear to be a small fish competing in a very, very large pond. But the family-owned dealership has built a band of loyal customers as solid as the work it guarantees. Although the company was established in 1920 by