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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 20
Pete’s Road Service Converts Retread Operation to Marangoni: Fullerton, Calif.,-based Pete’s Road Service Inc. has joined the Marangoni Tread North America Inc. dealer network and will offer Marongoni’s Ringtread and Unitread brands.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
Aftermarket demands access to vehicle data: A draft of a bill that would give car owners and independent auto repair facilities, including tire dealerships, access to telematically transmitted vehicle diagnostic and repair data is circulating on Capitol…
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
Yokohama Passenger Tire Prices Are Going Up: Yokohama Tire Corp. is increasing the price of consumer replacement tires in the U.S.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
4 Generations of Zieglers Know How to Stay in Business: Ziegler Tire & Supply Co. celebrated its 100th anniversary at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, last night, an appropriate venue because the National Football League is celebrating its…
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
Let's all give a big thumbs up 👍 and RT to TGI! is sending free industrial, OTR and ag tires to private citizens in the Bahamas to help them rebuild from . That's on top of the 27 pallets of supplies they've collected and sent!
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
Ingersoll Rand Has New Compact Impact Wrench: The new W5133 IQ V20 Series 3/8-inch compact impact wrench from Ingersoll Rand plc has four forward power modes that always operate at max reverse torque.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
TGI Offers Free Tires to Bahamians Affected by Hurricane Dorian: Tire Group International LLC (TGI) is sending free industrial, off-the-road and agricultural tires to private citizens of Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands as they continue to confront the…
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
Yokohama Introduces Avid Ascend LX Premium Touring Tire: The new Avid Ascend LX premium touring tire from Yokohama Tire Corp. is available in 39 T-, H- and V-rated sizes and comes with an 85,000-mile tread life warranty on all sizes and speed ratings.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
Vogue Unveils Red Stripe Tires for 105th Anniversary: Vogue Tyre and Rubber Co. is celebrating 105 years in business with a special edition tire, and it features a limited edition red stripe on the sidewall.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
Continental Unveils ClearContact Premium Beam Wiper Blades: The new full line of ClearContact premium beam windshield wiper blades enables shops to carry just 14 part numbers to cover more than 94% of cars and light trucks.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
“We want diagnostic and repair data to fix cars,” says Aaron Lowe, senior vice president, regulatory affairs, Auto Care Association.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 19
“Right now, cars are only transmitting data to the vehicle manufacturers,” says Paul Fiore, senior director, government affairs, Auto Care Association.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 18
Congratulations to John McCarthy Jr., MTD's 2019 Tire Dealer of the Year. Read all about him and the team at in our September cover story:
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 18
Ensuring independent tire dealers, and ALL independent auto service providers, have access to repair data transmitted by cars to vehicle OEMs is a major topic of discussion at this week’s Auto Care Legislative Summit in Washington DC!
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 18
AME Brings Tire Handling Tool to the Ports: Tire service tools and equipment provider AME International LLC has entered the port business.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 18
Titan Adds R-1 Options to Goodyear Optitorque Line: Titan International Inc. has expanded its R-1 flotation offerings to the Goodyear Optitorque tire line with 12 additional sizes.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 17
VIP Tires & Service Renovates Brunswick Store: A 5,000-square-foot expansion to the VIP Tires & Service store in Brunswick, Maine, added four service bays, new shop equipment; inside storage for up to 2,000 tires and an improved and larger customer area.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 17
Hunter's Mississippi Plant Reaches 30,000-Lift Milestone: Hunter Engineering Co.'s plant in Durant, Miss., surpassed production of 30,000 RX scissor lift racks in July 2019.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 17
Meet the Dealmaker: John McCarthy Jr.: Acquisitions have fueled much of the growth at McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. But the strategy and drive come from the company's president, John McCarthy Jr. He's our 2019 Tire Dealer of the Year.
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Modern Tire Dealer Sep 16
Getting to Know John McCarthy Jr.: 25 Things to know about John McCarthy, president of McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc.
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