2013 Editions Archives - Tire Review Magazine
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.

Safely Inspect OTR Tires

Knowing your surroundings around large equipment helps prevent accidents.

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.

Skid-Steer Tires

New technology improves skid-steer tire 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