Josh Baughman, owner of Van’s Tire Pros with 14 locations throughout northeast Ohio, discovered Nexen Tire in 2006 when he worked for North Central Tire, a distributor in the Canton, Ohio area.
Being a K&M Tire Mr. Tire / Big 3 Tire program dealer is the perfect way for today’s independent tire dealers to maximize their profits without giving up their shop’s identity. As a Mr. Tire and Big 3 Tire program dealer, tools like the Falken Boost Program have been specifically designed to make every Falken
For more than 40 years, Wholesale Tire Company in Warren, Ohio, has had the goal of serving the people of its community, whether it’s through tire service or community support. The family-owned and operated shop founded in 1972 by Jim Handel, prides itself on offering quick repairs, fair prices and efficient communication from the time
The perks of being a K&M Tire Mr. Tire and Big 3 Tire program dealer just keep on coming! K&M’s Hankook Tire Boost Program, a rewards program exclusive to Mr. Tire and Big 3 Tire program dealers, aims to maximize profitability by offering quarterly cash payouts that increase based on a dealer’s purchase volume with
“AI disruption is coming.” Tire dealers hear this cautionary refrain as often as every other industry these days, as hype around ChatGPT and other generative AI technologies reaches fever pitch. There’s no denying that service centers of all kinds will be impacted by the AI revolution. But tire dealers face a host of pressuring challenges
Independent tire dealers share how they price out a tire repair in their respective markets.
It pays to be a K&M Mr. Tire and Big 3 Tire program dealer – literally. In an effort to maximize program dealer profitability, K&M’s Continental Tire rewards program, called the “Continental Boost Program,” provides participants with quarterly cash payouts that can be further boosted based on order commitments. The best part? Participation is simple
From previous videos, you know that tire tread wear patterns can be clues to other things going on with the vehicle. In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we look at some suspension components that a tire’s tread might be sending a message about. You know what they say, tire tread wear does
Nexen Tire Motorsports concluded its 2022 U.S. motorsports program which included top finishes by its teams in both Formula Drift, Championship Off-Road and Ultra4 Off-Road Racing. The tire manufacturer began the 2022 racing season with a goal to strengthen its competitive racing program by supplying several different racing endeavors with its products. In Formula Drift,
Oldman Winter is starting to wake up. Before you know it, roads in many parts of the country will look more like skating rinks than areas to drive. While stocking up on winter tires may seem like the best option, things aren’t that simple. In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we’ll go
Just as manufacturers develop specific tires to suit different driving styles and segments, electric vehicles also need to be outfitted with specific tires to maximize safety and performance. EVs are at their best when equipped with tires designed to reduce rolling resistance to secure maximum driving distance and minimize charging. However, many of today’s tire
Technician shortages are affecting everybody. Even if you do hire someone right out of a technical school, there’s no guarantee that they will be high performers or have enough basic knowledge to do anything of use on the shop floor right away. With that being said, the shortage of new talent should make shop owners