MTD - Hot Wire Monday Edition
January 9, 2017
News & Articles
Goodyear Will Increase Tire Prices Effective Feb. 1

Escalating raw material costs have taken their toll on Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. So the tire manufacturer has decided to do something about it.

NCTDA Expo and Trade Show Is Set for March 3-4

The North Carolina Tire Dealers Association 2017 Expo and Trade Show March 3 and 4 will feature Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich, as well as MTD’s 2016 Tire Dealer of the Year, Alpio Barbara.

Senard Will Preview Michelin’s Latest UHP Tire at NAIAS

Jean Dominique-Senard, global CEO for Groupe Michelin, will discuss the company’s latest ultra-high performance tire at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 9 a.m.

Bradley Ragan Jr., Owner of Two Retreading Companies, Has Died

Bradley Ragan Jr., the owner of B.R. Retreading Inc. in Glasgow, Ky., and RDH Tire and Retread Co., in Cleveland, N.C., died on Jan. 1, 2017. He was 70.

Former Owner of Quirk Tire, Edward "Ed" Quirk, Has Died

Edward "Ed" Quirk Jr., former CEO and president of Edward S. Quirk Co. Inc., which does business as Quirk Tire Co., died on Jan. 5, 2017, at his home in Lexington, Mass. He was 87.

Last Call for a Spot at California Tire Dealers Luncheon

Time is running out to reserve a spot at the California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) annual new year luncheon on Jan. 12. The deadline to RSVP is Jan. 9.

TIA's 2017 ATS Training Kicks Off Jan. 31 in Dallas

The first Automotive Tire Service (ATS) advanced instructor class for 2017 will be held Jan. 31 through Feb. 3 in Dallas, Texas. The ATS training tour will visit five other cities throughout the year.

Yokohama To Buy Industrial Tire Maker Aichi

Yokohama Rubber Co. acquiring Japan-based industrial tire maker Aichi Tire Industry Co. Ltd.  

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