eBay Offers Tire Installation in the U.S.
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October 22, 2017
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1. eBay Offers Tire Installation in the U.S.

Another online seller has launched a tire installation network in the U.S. — eBay Motors.

2. McCarthy's Mark Shimko Earns Elite OTR Training Certification

McCarthy Tire Service Inc.'s Mark Shimko, the company's off-the-road tire and commercial safety trainer, has earned the highest level of certification in the OTR tire industry. And he's one of only eight in the world to do so.

3. Toyo Gives Its High Performance Tire Lineup an Upgrade

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is updating its high performance tire lineup with the Toyo Extensa HP II.

4. Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 Is 'Best of What's New' Award Winner

Popular Science has named the Hakkapeliitta 9 — the flagship winter tire by Nokian Tyres Inc. — a winner of the 2017 Best of What’s New Award.  

5. Let the Celebration of Hankook's First U.S. Tire Manufacturing Plant Begin!

What does the new $800 million consumer tire plant in Clarksville, Tenn., do for Hankook Tire America Corp. and its parent company? It “solidifies our presence in the U.S.,” said Seung Hwa Suh, CEO and vice chairman of Hankook Tire Co. Ltd., at the grand opening of the plant on Oct. 17.

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1. Truck Stops Join Low-Cost Imports as a Challenge to Commercial Dealers

Although demand for retreads is increasing, low-cost imported tires continue to squeeze profitability. Aggressive truck stop chains, manufacturer price increases and supply issues are the latest headwinds.

2. TPMS: Chrysler/Jeep Wrangler – 2011-15

This tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on 2011-2015 Chrysler/Jeep Wranglers consists of sensors attached to each wheel through the valve stem mounting hole, a wireless control module (WCM) and a yellow TPMS telltale lamp.

3. TPMS: Honda Pilot and Ridgeline, 2005-2016

Whenever the engine is running, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) control unit continuously monitors all four tires and the system. If it detects less than 24 psi (168 kPa) in a tire, it alerts the driver by turning on the low pressure indicator, turning on the appropriate tire(s) indicator on the multi-information display, and setting a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) in the control unit.

4. TPMS: Toyota Highlander 2008-2017

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2008–2017 Toyota Highlander and Highlander HV is designed to provide warning when the tire inflation pressure of one or more road tires is low.

5. TPMS: Kia Sorento 2011-2017

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

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