And the Most Popular Tire Sizes in the U.S. in 2016 Were...
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January 20, 2017
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1. And the Most Popular Tire Sizes in the U.S. in 2016 Were...

High-value-added passenger tires is the buzz phrase in the tire industry right now. Also known as HVA tires, they are defined by some companies as tires 17 inches and above in size, by others 18 inches and above. Either way, they are trending upward.

2. This Tire Price and Size Breakdown Will Help with Inventory Management

The January 2017 Facts Issue features a record 42 charts and graphs. That includes an expanded "Pricing and Sizes" section.

3. Here's the Latest Info on the Truck, Retreading and Farm Tire Markets

How many truck tires were exported from China to the U.S. last year? How did that affect the number of truck tires retreaded domestically?

4. Cooper Anticipates Raising Tire Prices Close to Feb. 1

It looks like Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will be the second tire manufacturer to announce a price increase or price increases three weeks into the new year.

5. Trends Show Which Brand is No. 1 Among the Top Dealers

Every year, Modern Tire Dealer breaks down "the year that was" in its January Facts Issue. It is the first publication with an in-depth report on the previous year's performance.

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1. Donation to Support Law Enforcement/Community Relations

On behalf of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Activities League (SAL), I would like to thank you for your support. As the recipient from Alpio Barbara of Redwood General Tire, your 2016 Tire Dealer of the Year, your donation of $4,750 is an investment in the youth of San Mateo County.

2. TPMS: Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport 2010-2016

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on the 2010 – 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2013 – 2016 Santa Fe Sport 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.

3. TPMS: 2011-2015 Chrysler Ram Pickups

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) in 2011-2015 Chrysler Ram pickups will consist of sensors attached to each wheel through the valve stem mounting hole, a wireless control module (WCM) and a yellow TPMS telltale lamp.

4. TPMS: Honda CR-V 2007-2013

When a tire pressure sensor or control unit is replaced on a 2007-2013 Honda CR-V, or a known-good wheel is substituted, the ID(s) of all four tires’ sensors must be memorized by the TPMS control unit. After memorizing the sensor ID(s) or doing a tire rotation, the mounting location of sensors 1, 2, 3 and 4 must be determined. See reset procedures.

5. Triangle Celebrates 40 Years and Begins Building its Brand in the U.S.

At a press conference last year during the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, Triangle Group executives talked about plans for the U.S. market. Since that time, the company has opened a wholly-owned subsidiary in the U.S. and brought in Manny Cicero as its CEO.

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