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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. received a one-month extension from its various banks to comply with loan agreement covenants that, among other things, would have forced the struggling tiremaker to make a $500 million contribution to its underfunded pension program. The extension was granted Mar. 5, two days before a temporary waiver was set to expire, and expires Apr. 4.

Capitalizing on TPMS

Looking for ways to pump up winter tire and wheel sales? How about selling tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS)? There are several designs now on the market, or about to be introduced, that offer a tremendous opportunity for dealers to make a good profit. Whether you’re ready or not, you will have to be prepared

The Big Picture: Kumho Wants to be Reliable, Long-Term Supplier

Kyu Cho, 54, has been president of Kumho Tire USA since February 2001, having served previously in variety of global management positions with Kumho operations in Australia, England and Panama, as well as in South Korea. In fact, his international experience started at the beginning; his first job with Kumho Group, which he joined in

Odds and Sods

Time once again to deal with all the sticky notes clinging to my desk: • It was great seeing a lot of old friends and finally meeting a few I’d only corresponded with. And it was gratifying to hear so many positive comments about the magazine. Thank you! Still, it wasn’t the same without seeing

A Walk Down the Aisles

A Walk Down the Aisles As promised, for those poor souls who didn’t get to make the trek to Las Vegas and the ITE/SEMA show, here is the salt for your wounds … Where do I begin? So much to tell, so little space. Let’s start with the tires featured at the show. If you

Virtually Trained

Virtually Trained Different tactics may be the key to training in the tire industry.   Within the tire industry, most dealers will say there’s a serious need for training. Either training on new equipment or products, or training for continuous improvement. Rare is it that a dealer feels he knows everything there is to know

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Troubled Goodyear N.A. Unit Gets Rich

Big Enough?

Big Enough? As the diameters of performance tires increase, manufacturers have to walk the fine line between function and fantasy You’re walking along the show floor at the International Tire Expo in Las Vegas. You pass a seemingly endless collection of cars and tires. Wheels shimmer on display. Parts and accessories abound. And the people

The Art of Selling

The Art of Selling Over the last several months, you have learned about the technical aspects of custom wheels. Now, it’s time to develop your selling skills. In this first of a two-part segment, we’ll discuss ways to market your business and gain marketshare in your area using custom wheels. Then we’ll show you how

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Tire Kingdom Expands Reach With Mueller Buy