MTD Magazine Fact Book - January 2015

COVER STORY:

49th Annual Fact Issue


FEATURES:

What you need to know for 2015

Customers have cash to spend, thanks to low fuel prices. Tire sales are expected to increase, but dealers have to find new ways to get customers in the door

The center of the automotive universe

Attendees find equipment innovations, professional development opportunities and demonstrations on the latest products, services and repair techniques at AAPEX

49TH ANNUAL FACTS SECTION

Facts Section Index

MTD presents more charts, exclusive information

Tire shipments

The hub of the wheel: Like it or not, the U.S. tire industry revolves around China

Brand share

Theer are 4-tiers, not 3: 'Good-Better-Best' still works, but new complications require brand reorganization

Plant capacity

Five more tire plants by 2017!

Commercial

Double digit growth! New truck tires were in demand at the replacement and OEM levels last year

Tire sizine and pricing

Shart with 205/55R16: Then worry about the other 500-plus sizes

Future shock

Look for...more tariffs?  You never know.  The same goes for the fascination private equity firms have with our industry

DEPARTMENTS

Editorial

Online

News/views

Your marketplace

Focus on dealers - Worth more than 1,000 words: Direct Tire & Auto Service sees real results with video

Counter intelligence

European notebook

Focus on industry - New tires and pro basketball promotions boost Kumho brand

Focus on dealers - E.T. Paul Co. cloaes after 119 years: Dealer loses property to eminent domain

TPMS

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