Feds Classify Auto Repair Facilities As 'Essential' During COVID-19
MTD Top News
March 31, 2020
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1. Feds Classify Auto Repair Facilities As 'Essential' During COVID-19

Auto repair and maintenance facilities have been deemed “essential” during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a memorandum issued by the federal government yesterday.

2. Toyo to Suspend Production at U.S. Plant

Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. will temporarily suspend operations at its tire manufacturing plant in White, Ga., “due to the global impact of COVID-19 on markets.”

3. Yokohama Suspends Production at U.S. Truck Tire Plant

Yokohama Tire Corp. has suspended production at its truck tire plant in West Point, Miss., as of March 28.

4. Last Call for Webinar: How to Weather the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has changed our personal and business lives in ways we would have found unimaginable even a few weeks ago.

5. Hankook Plans Two-Week Plant Shutdown in Tennessee

Hankook Tire America Corp. will shut down its tire plant in Tennessee for two weeks, beginning March 30.  

Top 5 Articles
 
1. How to Avoid 28 Common Mounting and Balancing Mistakes

Success in a tire bay, as in any workplace, starts with mastering the basics. We’ve gathered tips from four tire equipment manufacturers to solve these everyday mistakes.  

2. One-Man Tire Installation Service Builds Customer Base with Fast, ‘On-the-Spot’ Service

Jeremy James says he “knew nothing” about servicing tires until several years ago. “I had never taken a tire off a rim in my life,” says the 38-year-old, Leesport, Pa. resident.

3. TPMS: Chevrolet HHR and Malibu, 2007-16

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on certain models of the Chevrolet HHR and Malibu (2007-2016) alerts the driver of a large tire pressure change in any of the four tires while the vehicle is being driven. The system also will display individual tire pressures and their locations on the driver information center (DIC).

4. TPMS: Honda Odyssey, 2011-2019

Whenever a 2011–2019 Honda Odyssey’s speed exceeds 28 mph, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) control unit monitors all four tires and the system. If it detects less than 28 psi (190 kPa) it alerts the driver by turning on the low pressure indicator and setting a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) in the control unit.

5. It’s Time to Raise Your Labor Rates!

Politics. Religion. Alldata vs. Mitchell 1. Flat rate versus any other pay plan. Yes, I’m going there. I want to address pay plans, but not in a way you’re probably expecting.

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