MTD Magazine - January 2018 Facts Issue

COVER STORY: 2017 Industry Statistics Facts Issue


Optimism prevails for 2018 following puzzling 2017

Positive momentum returns following transitory below-trend performance.

Thermal imaging

A powerful dianostic tool is now affordable.

Used shipping containers are 'upcycled' into a Tire Pros Super Store


Overview: Tire dealers are anything but average


A record-setting year for passenger and truck tire shipments.

Market Share:

Anchor brands lose some share.


Michelin and SCOA form NTW

Online tire sales:

Internet vs. brick-and-mortar.

Pricing and sizing:

The need for larger, more profitable tires is not going away.


Domestic truck tire production will increase.

North American plant capacities:

62 plants, with more to come.

Automotive services:

What a difference 10 years makes.


Editorial: Legislative issues in 2018: Here are the Top 5, healthcare among them. News and navigation tools for MTD's website.


A jumbo joint venture: Michelin and Sumitomo's TBC combine their wholesale operations.

Look for a dozen Point S stores near Memphis by the end of 2018.

Sullivan Tire aims to help employees 'get ahead in life' with holiday perk.

On the Rise: A young tire dealer meets Bruce Halle: Business lunch was 'the highlight of my career'.

Numbers that count: Relevant statistics from an industry in constant motion.

Counter intelligence: 'Go online,' they said, "it's easier': We're caught in the transformational global vortex.

European notebook - A mixed future with expectation and caution for Europe.

Business insight - Make the new year great! All it takes for success is a little planning.

Focus on industry - Kumho will release new tires and boost sports marketing in 2018.

TPMS - Porsche 911, model years 2006-2017


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MTD Magazine - January 2018 Facts Issue
2017 Industry Statistics Facts Issue