March, 2013 Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Wage and Hour Claims on the Rise

With the economic struggles that many people have faced over the past few years, there has been an increase in the number of wage and hour claims filed by employees against their employers. Previously, employees were more reluctant to file claims against their employers for fear of retaliation and/or job loss. However, as the economy

Product Spotlight: Brakes & Friction Materials

The latest brakes and friction materials are designed to fight rust, corrosion and peeling so drivers get the longest performance out of their brake system. New technology helps brakes absorb vibration for quieter stops while displacing heat and cutting down on brake dust. ACDelco ACDelco has added a proprietary surface coating to its police car

Maintenance Knows no Limits

Whether it’s cars or appliances, some periodic care keeps things running smoothly.

Practice, Practice, Practice

As Top Shop year starts, tire dealers can show that being the best is no sleight of hand.

Consistency is Key in Goodyear’s ‘On Target’ Message

Dealers love consistency from their suppliers, especially if that means no disruptions or other headaches. Consistency was held up as Goodyear’s badge of honor at its 2012 dealer conference.

March 2013 Sales Intelligence

Tire and service pricing for Charleston, W.V; Houston, Texas; Mobile, Ala.; Pierre, S.D.; Providence, R.I.; and Tacoma, Wash., retail tire markets during the period of Feb. 12-21, 2013.

Winning and Losing with Customer Complaints: Part 1

Learn how customer complaints and problems can affect your tire/auto service business, as well as effective behaviors your staff should execute when confronted with these situations.

Become Even Easier to Find with a Mobile Website

Learn where – and how – your customers are searching to maximize your shop’s potential.

Why Do My Tires Feel Different?

Examining the differences between OE tires and their “exact duplicate” replacements.

Comfort, Familiarity Still Count in Truck Tire Service

Examining what fleets want – and what they really need – from truck tire service suppliers.

And on the Ninth Day…

Great farm tire dealers can control their own destinies – and those of their customers.

Making the Seasonal Change

It’s important to consider TPMS sensors when changing over winter tires – and vice-versa.