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State of Tire Service and the Aftermarket

Here we are at the beginning of the year – how did the industry do last year? What might we expect in 2023? Short answer: Despite continued challenges and uncertainty, the industry has continued to adapt and perform robustly while driving activity has resumed in aggregate. In this article, I touch on a variety of

AAPEX Announces CEOs to Participate in Keynote Buyer Panel

The Keynote Buyer Panel will feature executives from four top aftermarket retailers and two warehouse distributors.

2018 Automotive Retail Trends from eBay’s 2018 Shopping Report

eBay lists personalization, pick-up trucks, luxury rides and homes on wheels among the top 2018 automotive trends in Shopping Report.

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Saying ‘No’ to Customers: How Much is it Hurting Your Shop?

Marchex, a leading provider of call analytics, has released a new study that has revealed the significant financial impact of saying “no” to customers, according to the company.

New 2019 Factbook Released from Auto Care Association

“This edition of the Auto Care Factbook highlights many upward trends we are seeing in today’s $392 billion auto care industry,” said Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association.

Auto Care Association
Used-Car Prices Hit Record High, says Edmunds

Edmunds experts attribute the increase to the ever-growing supply of near-new vehicles coming off-lease, and a greater demand for vehicles of all sizes and ages, thanks to shifting market factors.

Tenneco Expects Growth in 2018

Tenneco has announced it expects to outpace light vehicle industry production by 3% in 2018.

New Report Predicts Road Miles to Spike, Car Sales to Decline

New IHS Markit report: The trend toward fewer vehicles driving more miles reflects a fundamental change in the way people will travel and promises to be a major disruptive force in the market by 2040.

Smithers Rapra: Tire Industry in Boom Cycle

A new market report from the tire experts at Smithers Rapra forecasts global tire manufacturing will grow nearly 4% per year through to 2022, driven by increased demand, tire innovations, and continuing capital spending and capacity expansion by tire suppliers.

Tire Industry Production Manufacturing Forecast