TIA Elects 4 Tire Dealers to Board
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September 16, 2019
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1. TIA Elects 4 Tire Dealers to Board

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has elected five members to its board of directors — including four representing tire dealerships.

2. Tire Factory Buys a Tennessee Tire Distributor

Tire Factory Inc. has acquired Nussbaum Distributing Inc., the Memphis-based tire distributor it partnered with at the end of 2017 to expand its reach into the eastern U.S.

3. Former Monro Executive Joins Tire Discounters

Tire Discounters Inc. has named former Monro Inc. executive Jeff Campbell vice president of purchasing.

4. Cooper Recalls 4,045 Truck Tires for Thin Innerliner

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling 4,045 Roadmaster truck tires due to potential sidewall failure caused by a too-thin innerliner gauge.

5. Virginia Tire & Auto Names Its First Chief Operating Officer

The husband-wife team of Mike and Julie Holmes is taking on matching job titles at Virginia Tire & Auto LLC. They've also promoted an employee to serve as the tire dealership's first chief operating officer.

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1. How Adhesive Weights Are Changing Tire Balancing

Technicians increasingly reach for adhesive weights when balancing flangeless alloy rims and ever-bigger wheels. What does that mean for a shop’s inventory of clip-on wheel weights?

2. The Biggest Trend in Retailing: Mobile Tire Service

I find it hard to believe that as the network of independent tire dealers started to develop in the early 1900s, not one of them offered mobile tire service. So pinpointing its creation is – hey, I’m not afraid to say it -- impossible.

3. 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.  

4. TPMS: Nissan Titan 2004-2018

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) in the 2004 to 2018 Nissan Titan may also be referred to as the low tire pressure warning system. The instrument cluster may also be referred to as combination meter.

5. A Tire for All Seasons: All-weather + UHP = Vredestein Quatrac Pro

As a company, Vredestein is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year. When Emile Louis Constant Schiff founded N.V. Rubberfabriek Vredestein in the Netherlands in 1909, Modern Tire Dealer was still 10 years from existence.

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