ATD Enhances Its TireBuyer Online Sales Platform
MTD Top News
September 26, 2018
Top 5 News
 
1. ATD Enhances Its TireBuyer Online Sales Platform

American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) is enhancing its TireBuyer online sales platform to make it easier for consumers to buy tires online.

2. Larry Jeffries Is the New CEO of Tredroc Tire Services

Larry Jeffries has been named chief executive officer of Tredroc Tire Services Inc. The former Bridgestone executive’s appointment is effective Oct. 1, 2018.

3. Darren Wells Returns to Goodyear as Chief Financial Officer

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named Darren Wells executive vice president and chief financial officer.

4. Nexen Will Increase Prices Up to 6% on Nov. 1

Prices of Nexen brand passenger and light truck tires sold in the U.S. will increase by up to 6% on Nov. 1, 2018.

5. Discount Tire Opens Its Milestone 1,000th Store

On Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, the 1,000th Discount Tire store was opened. The milestone occurred in Phoenix, Ariz., on the corner of 23rd Ave. and Happy Valley Road.

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1. TPMS: Hyundai Elantra, Elantra Coupe and Elantra Touring

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2011-2017 Hyundai Elantra, 2014 Elantra Coupe and 2009-2012 Elantra Touring monitors the air pressure in the four road tires with wheel-mounted tire pressure sensors. To do this, the system uses a receiver, four radio frequency (RF) tire pressure sensors, two warning indicators on the instrument cluster, and a data circuit to perform system functions.

2. Potential Buyers Expect EBITDA to be at Least 10% of Sales

Strategic and financial buyers want to know everything about your business before acquiring it so they can be responsible to their shareholders and investors, as well as plan for an effective integration after the sale closes.

3. TPMS: Dodge Grand Caravan 2011-17

This vehicle uses the 433 MHz tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensor. Although 315 MHz and 433 MHz sensors are identical in size and shape, they are not interchangeable. Always make sure the correct sensor is being used. An RKE-TPMS analyzer can be used to determine the sensors frequency without having to demount the tire.

4. TPMS: 2011-2017 Chevrolet Cruze

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2011-2017 Chevy Cruze uses the instrument panel cluster (IPC), body control module (BCM), four radio frequency transmitting pressure sensors, and the serial data circuit to perform the TPMS relearn mode functions. Once the relearn mode has been enabled, each of the sensors’ unique identification codes can be learned into the BCM memory.

5. Wholesale Changes: Did Goodyear and Bridgestone Shake Up the Industry?

The joining of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. in the form of TireHub LLC is a potentially momentous move with far-reaching consequences. It also might be much ado about nothing.

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