To commemorate its 100th anniversary in 2014, Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. conducted an anniversary celebration in Chicago this past weekend for employees and business partners. The company was started in 1914 by Harry Hower, a chauffeur who invented the whitewall tire with a patented gold stripe design.
On the heels of the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England, Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich turned back the clock to July 20, 2003. That was the day Kenda USA was the most popular tire company in the world.
Vipal Rubber Corp. will display its DV line, VL130 ECO tread and other retreading products at the 2014 Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo July 23-25 (exhibit booths M718 and M727) at the ATLAPA Convention Center in Panama City, Panama.
Mitchell 1 has added a new website development service to its SocialCRM shop marketing solution to provide automotive repair shops a cost-effective solution for designing, managing and maintaining a professional business website.
Hydraulic truck-mounted equipment manufacturer Stellar Industries Inc. announces the addition of Frank Marshall and Nick Anderson as customer service representatives in the Stellar customer service department.
Team Falken, manufacturer of high performance on- and off-road tires, continues its winning ways with a first place in the Spec Trophy Truck Class in the demanding Tecate SCORE Baja 500 and two firsts in class in the West Coast Ultra4 Series, both run this past weekend.
The maxim “business as usual” has become “business unusual” for the dealers on this year’s MTD 100. They emerged from a global recession to find an increasing threat to their margins: tire pricing on the Web. Their willingness to adapt to change has given them the competitive edge to grow their businesses.