MTD Magazine - October 2015

COVER STORY: The latest in TPMS Sensors


Leading the market

OE Tire manufacturers see no end in sight to the popularity of SUVs and CUVs.

Online opportunities

Want more sales? Engage, personalize and simplify

Is your shop ready for GDI systems?

Plan to educate your techs and your customers

Sorting throuth TPMS sensors (Cover Story)

Programmable? Pre-loaded? Here are your choices


Glut of Chinese tires is squeezing retreaders

It's a short-term decision that has long-term implications.

If you fail to plan...

A detailed business model will keep you focused on the customer.

Pirelli truck tires

They aren't here yet, but they could be

Commercially viable


Editorial: Getting the word out: Coming to terms with possible tire indusry lingo



Your marketplace

Business insight - You and your software provider: How the present-day relationship has evolved.

Counter intelligence

European Notebook

Focus on dealers - 'Coming to America? Double Coin has weathered U.S. tariffs before, but now the Chinese manufacturer is weighing its options.

Focus on industry- Apollo focuses sales efforts on U.S.: Company will use Vredestein farm tire line to increase sales and complement existing passenger line.

Focus on industry- All things automotive: SEMA Show and AAPEX combine forces during AAIW.

TPMS-2006-2010 Ford Escape, Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac and Freestar: Battery-operated sensors are mounted to metal brackets on the wheels.

Your Turn: Opinions are split on truck tire tariffs.


Power Products



MTD Magazine - October 2015