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State of the Industry: How the aftermarket supply chain is affecting tires

As we begin 2024, the aftermarket pendulum has stabilized as the industry has adjusted to the uncertainties of the pandemic and supply chain challenges.

Continental Emphasizes Approach to Budget-Friendly Consumers, EVs

Tire Review sat down with executives from Continental Tire to talk EVs, Tier 2 popularity and more as companies across the industry are recovering from pandemic challenges.

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Adopting a Solutions-First Mindset

The latest digital edition of Tire Review delves into shop solutions for business issues.

K&M Tire’s Gossard: ‘There’s Always Opportunity’ to Grow

Find out from K&M President Cheryl Gossard how the company has grown and improved and what she sees as priorities for the future.

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Recruiting the Next Generation of Technicians

It’s apparent that without focused and ongoing efforts by the industry, filling open positions in sufficient numbers is unlikely.

How are You Keeping Up With Rising Tire Prices?

With inflation and supply chain issues on the rise, it’s becoming harder for tire dealers to keep costs down.

Nexen Highlights Changes to Support Customer Growth

Over the past two years, change was constant for Nexen Tire America. Not only was the company grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and supply chain strains, but it also moved its headquarters from Southern California to Northeast Ohio and hired new team members as a result of its growth. Yet despite changes to its business

Tire Dealers Tell Us How They’re Dealing with the Supply Chain Strain

On this week’s episode of Rolling With The Numbers, we’re taking a closer look at how you, our tire dealer audience, are handling supply chain issues. A necessity for any industry dealing with manufacturing and transporting, the supply chain can be tamed with the right tools. The automotive aftermarket is itself a provider of many

Continental Focuses on Adding Value to Dealers Amid Economic Uncertainty

With a hectic economy and changing tire landscape, leadership at Continental Tire the Americas believes the way to win dealers is by adding value to their business. Being a consistent, reliable partner in the market is the way their team has always built relationships with dealers, and as businesses continue to rebound from pandemic lows,

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Toyo Tire’s Graber: More Tires Coming for US Dealers, All-Weather is ‘Growth Segment’

When tire dealers tell you, “Keep doing what you’re doing, I just need more tires,” that’s a simple yet hard mandate to follow, especially in an environment where the supply chain is as predictable as the weather. Yet this is what Toyo Tires dealers told Michael Graber, president and CEO of Toyo Tire USA, when

Auto Care Association Applauds Passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

The Auto Care Association says it applauds the enactment of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA), which was recently passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden. The Auto Care Association says its members have been burdened with onerous shipping delays and costs due in large part to the actions of ocean shipping companies.

Avg. Vehicle Age in the US Up to 12.2 Years

The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. rose to 12.2 years this year, increasing by nearly two months over the prior year, according to new research from S&P Global Mobility (formerly the automotive team at IHS Markit). This is the fifth straight year the average vehicle age in the U.S.

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