MTD - Hot Wire Thursday Edition
August 17, 2017
News & Articles
 
Tire Dealers Share How to Attract and Employ Millennials

Five tire dealers have cracked the code for luring millennials into their businesses. The best part is, these tactics serve every customer who walks in the door, no matter what his or her age.

Ron's Tire Sells Tires, And Much, Much More

Here’s the first hint that the newest tire store Ron Baxter and Ross Baxter are opening in Idaho Falls, Idaho, isn’t a typical retail store: the size. It’s 37,000 square feet.  

Chris Tolbert Joins Kenda USA

Tire industry veteran Chris Tolbert has joined Kenda USA's North American Automotive Business team as director of business development. His assignment: help accelerate Kenda’s sales and brand awareness in the PCR and LTR segments.

John Snider: Acquisition Provides an Entry Into Earthmover Tires

Snider Tire Inc.’s purchase of 27 Tire Centers LLC (TCi) locations adds four states to its geographic coverage and earthmover tires to its service portfolio.  

New General Grabber Tire Is Designed for All Purposes and All Terrains

The new General Grabber APT from Continental Tire the Americas LLC is an all-purpose-terrain tire designed for on-road, off-road and snow performance.   

Hankook Suffers Sales Slowdown in 2Q 2017

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. posted income before taxes of 3.1 trillion won on net sales of nearly 17.3 trillion won for the second period ended June 30, 2017. That compares to income of 2 trillion won on sales of 16.4 trillion won for the same period in fiscal 2016.

Gabriel Website Offers Training Resources

Ride Control LLC has launched its Gabriel website training menu with a series of training options as an expansion of its Answerman technical service offerings. This includes videos, technical bulletins, online catalogs and FAQs for both light and heavy-duty vehicles.

Cooper's Sustainability Efforts Range From Energy Usage to Workplace Safety

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. cites an 18% reduction in energy usage in the production of tires as evidence of progress in its sustainability initiatives.

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