2007 Editions Archives - Page 3 of 203 - Tire Review Magazine
TPMS 101: Tire Rack Offers Answers to Top Five TPMS Questions

From professional and college football down to youth-league soccer, everyone has a “Top Something-or-other” list. Why should the tire industry be different? Over the last year or so, Tire Rack has been conducting an informal and unscientific survey of its customers regarding the reoccurrence of issues dealing with tire pressure monitoring systems. Thanks to its

Adding It All Up: Brushing Up on Tire Math Basics Minimizes Customer Headaches

Given the thousands of options available, it has become more than a little difficult to keep up with tire math. Vehicle makers have presented dealers with the opportunity to stock more SKUs than ever before – and that trend continues. Take a look at aspect ratios, for example. The once dominant 75-series has given way

Looking Forward: SEMA Gives a Glimpse of Coming Wheel Trends

Fresh back from the SEMA Show, I saw several trends and designs that indicate where we are headed for the next couple of years and the market potential for each. Some of the innovations came from familiar names, while others were from newcomers looking to make a name. New finishes, or in some cases old

Brake Lathes; Lifts

Modernizing the Brake LatheToday’s brake lathes are specifically manufactured for shops that need speed, disc/drum versatility and low maintenance.Flexibility is the operative word here and you can buy it online. You can even outfit your brake lathe with a Toyota rotor back plate that fits inside the large center-hole Toyota rotor hat, like those found

TR Online Holiday Notice

Due to the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period, we will not be providing daily news updates from Dec. 21 through Dec. 26, or from Dec. 31 through Jan. 2, 2008.

Armes Named Cooper Board Chairman

Roy Armes has been appointed chairman of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., in addition to his duties as president and CEO.

Conti Selling Off Part of Buy

Continental AG is selling part of its recent Siemens VDO acquisition to Brose, according to news reports from Europe.

Uni-Select to Supply Canadian Tire Stores

Canadian Tire and Uni-Select have struck a deal in which Uni-Select will supply vehicle parts to the retailer.

Bib Gets First Corvette OE Fitment

Michelin has earned its first OE fitment on a Corvette, with its new Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 TM ZP (zero-pressure) tires on the 2009 Corvette ZR1.

Hardiman to Head CTNA’s Canada Unit

Guy Hardiman has been named general market manager of Continental Tire North America’s Canadian unit.

Energy Bill Now Law: Tires to be Affected

President Bush today signed a sweeping energy law that includes creation of a so-called “fuel efficiency consumer information program” for consumer tires.

Bill Calls for Winter Tire Mandate in Quebec

Quebec lawmakers are expected to finalize a new law that will mandate winter tires on all vehicles.