MTD - Hot Wire Tuesday Edition
August 22, 2017
News & Articles
M/T Tires are Having a Moment: Consumer Demand Is Blurring the Lines

Of the 19 tire manufacturers who responded to our questions, 11 have introduced new M/T tires since 2015. And at least three more new M/T tires are expected to be unveiled in the next 24 months. Nick Gutierrez, sales manager for Sentury Tire Americas, refers to it as a “flash flood.”

BKT's Carbon Black Plant Is the Next Step in Meeting Tire Demand

The new $500 million tire manufacturing plant in Bhuj, Gujarat, India, was just the beginning for Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT). A new $23 million carbon black plant will be built close by.

Photos: Black's Tire Hosts Hankook and Disabled American Veterans

Black's Tire Service Inc. was the first of six Hankook tire dealers in the country to host a mobile service office for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization. Here's a look at the event, held at the store on Raeford Road in Fayetteville, N.C.

After 60 Years, Monro Is Changing Its Name

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. is changing its name.

Bolt On Technology Makes Inc. 5000 For Second Straight Year

Bolt On Technology LLC holds the No. 1079 spot on the 36th annual Inc. 5000 ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

Big O Tires Adds 2 New Franchisees in Washington

Two Big O Tires LLC stores in Washington have new owner/operators.  

Tire Rack Finds ‘Incredible Differences’ In Wet Performance of Value Grand Touring Tires

Tire Rack Inc.’s latest test set to define what makes a tire a good value. Is it all about price, or what a consumer gets for his or her money? Tire Rack tested three entry-level tires against what it considers one of “the best bang-for-your-buck” touring tires on the market — the General AltiMax RT43.  

‘Ride for the Future’ Will Benefit University of the Aftermarket Foundation

The Automotive Aftermarket Riders’ Club (AARC) seeks riders, sponsors and pledges for its annual motorcycle ride to fund industry scholarships and educational initiatives for the University of the Aftermarket Foundation.

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