MTD Magazine May 2013


Most tire dealers don’t want used tire legislation

By: Bob Ulrich

Used tire legislation is a hot issue. Texas and Florida, with help from the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), are trying to pass laws that will prohibit “unsafe” used tires.


Ask. Listen. Sell.

The right question can boost sales of shocks and struts

UHP eco factor

Tire makers balance green initiatives in materials with customers' expectations

No skidding

Construction recovery lifts sales of high-quality skid steer tires

From skid steers to golf carts

New tires promise more powerful traction, greater comfort, and longer service life

Tire makers roll into MATS 2013





Your marketplace

Business insight - Service shop optimization: Improve your bottom line with bay utilization and appointment scheduling

Buisness insight - Financial Analysys 101: It's all about net profits, gross profits, payroll and expenses

Focus on industry - 10 years and still growing: ITDG is one big Band of Brothers

Focus on industry - Independent voices: Most tire dealers don't want used tire legislation

Focus on industry - The 'ultimate" in UHP tires: Apollo Vredestein introduces the Ultrac Vorti R in style

Focus on industry - Continental announces Gold Program enchancements

Focus on industry - Four points of contact: Bridgestone introduces two Potenzas, one Dueler and one Blizzak

Counter intelligence

European notebook


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MTD Magazine - May 2013