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Hunter Elite HD Wheel Balancer: 19.5-in. balancing procedure

What the Hunter HD Elite Wheel Balancer can do for a 19.5-in. tire that a standard balancer can’t.

Hunter Revolution with WalkAway Operation Video

Hunter has released a new operation video featuring its Revolution tire changer with WalkAway operation autonomous bead breaking and demounting that can be performed without an operator present.

Hunter Wheel Balancer Required by OEs

Hunter’s Road Force Elite wheel balancer is now required equipment by several OE dealerships including BMW, GM Hyundai, Jaguar/Land Rover, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Subaru, Tesla and Volkswagen/Audi.

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Hunter Unveils New Quick Check Flightboard

Hunter unveiled its new Quick Check Flightboard at SEMA 2017 that is available to all Hunter Quick Check or Quick Tread customers with HunterNet.

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Hunter Engineering’s New Website Wins dotCOMM Award

Hunter Engineering’s newly redesigned website has been awarded a platinum dotCOMM award in the Business-to-Business Website category. The dotCOMM Awards is an international competition honoring excellence in web creativity and digital communication.

Hunter Launches Redesigned Website

Hunter Engineering has launched a newly redesigned website at

Hunter Wheel Balancer Earns GM Approval

GM has announced Hunter Engineering’s Road Force Elite wheel balancer as an essential tool for use in their service facilities in the United States.

Hunter Earns Communication Award

Hunter Engineering Co. was recognized with two awards at the Women in Auto Care 2016 Automotive Communication Awards. Hunter won an award in the Merchandising category, as well as in the Magazine Article category for an editorial package in Tire Review. The Automotive Communication Award for a Magazine Article was in Tire Review’s second annual

Hunter Quick Check/Quick Tread Integrates with AutoServe1

Hunter Engineering Co. has announced its Quick Check and Quick Tread systems now fully integrate with the AutoServe1 complete vehicle inspection and customer communication system. The integration allows shops to deliver total vehicle inspections with photos and measurements to customers’ smartphones, Hunter said. The Quick Check inspection system checks wheel alignment, tire tread depth, tire inflation, battery

Virginia Tire Celebrates 40 Years, New Location

Fairfax-based Virginia Tire & Auto will celebrate its 40th anniversary and the grand opening of its new Bristow location on Aug. 25, with special guest Mario Andretti. During the event, the racing legend and Firestone brand spokesman Mario Andretti will be available to visit fans and sign autographs. “This summer is a celebration at Virginia

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Hunter Releases Quick Check Compatible Inflation Station

Hunter Engineering Co. has launched a new Inflation Station that is compatible with its Quick Check system. The station may also be installed as an independent system, the company said. The Inflation Station quickly measures tire pressure and then inflates or deflates the tires according to the user-entered specifications, Hunter said. When paired with the

Goodyear Unveils Test Store

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is rethinking the customer experience of its Goodyear Auto Service stores with the opening of a new location at Summit Mall in Fairlawn, Ohio. The new store, located near the tiremaker’s headquarters, will be a fully operational store where Goodyear can test new ideas. During a June 16 store preview,