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Cardinal rules for servicing custom wheel assemblies

Pulling off special wheel and tire packages requires serious expertise from your team.

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Kenda’s Martin Wheel Holds Groundbreaking in Ohio

The over $20 million project will increase manufacturing capabilities and capacity for Martin Wheel, which Kenda acquired in 1999.

How Diversification Opens Doors for Wegmann Automotive

We discuss how Wegmann Automotive is growing its business, especially in the wheel weights and TPMS categories.

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How Diversification Opens Doors for Wegmann Automotive

We discuss how Wegmann Automotive is growing its business, especially in the wheel weights and TPMS categories.

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How to Handle Integrated Wheel End Issues

Explore some of the common issues associated with IWE systems and find out the steps that can be taken to diagnose and repair them.

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What’s New at Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions?

What’s new at Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions? Buckle up! There is a whole lot of excitement happening! This past August, All Star Lighting acquired Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions. All Star Lighting is a company that specializes in the reconditioning and distribution of automotive OEM headlights, fog lights, marker lights, taillights and side view mirrors. These

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Global Air Cylinder Wheels to Develop Next-Gen ‘ASW’ Wheel Technology

Global Air Cylinder Wheels has announced plans to develop its next generation of wheels. The company says Air Suspension Wheel (ASW) will offer environmental benefits, fuel saving, emission reduction and EV battery extension. Manufactured mostly out of steel, Global Air Cylinder Wheels says the ASW is an eco-friendly, stronger, and safer alternative to the traditional

All Star Auto Lights Acquires Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions

All Star Auto Lights, a specialty distributor of alternative automotive parts and a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital, announced today the acquisition of Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions, a supplier of new and refurbished original equipment manufacturer (OEM) steel and alloy wheels for the automotive aftermarket. This is All Star’s third acquisition in the aftermarket

Myles Kovacs: How Wheel Trends Change & What’s Next

Since first arriving on the automotive scene nearly 30 years ago, Myles Kovacs has been entrenched in car culture, marketing and branding, and has an eye for spotting what’s next. Kovacs has a laundry list of accomplishments to back up why he’s the go-to guy for trendspotting: He co-founded DUB Magazine, an automotive lifestyle publication

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What are Today’s Wheel Trends?

The wheel assembly is one of those things that can help vehicles truly stand out. Wheels, in particular, offer your customers a wide variety of options to customize their ride. Let’s dive into some of those trends that are hot in the wheel market today in this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video. In

Martins Acquires Wheel Safety Company Checkpoint

Martins, a Canadian supplier of tire and wheel safety equipment, has recently acquired UK-based Checkpoint, a global leader in wheel safety, the company says. With Checkpoint, Martins adds a host of wheel safety solutions, namely a variety of visual indicators of nut movement, to its line of products. Checkpoint also comes with 30 years of

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Top Trends in Today’s OE Wheels [Audio]

Let’s face it: Wheels are the outlandish sibling of the round, black tire. They come in different finishes, various pieces and types of colors. Tires and wheels are commodity items, but when your customer wants to customize the look of their vehicle, wheels are a great place to start, and offering the expertise of what’s

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