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MTD Magazine - June 2014

COVER STORY:

Keeping fleets rolling 24/7


Dealers focus on service and lowering cost-per-mile

$12.95

MTD Magazine - May 2014

COVER STORY:

Tire manufacturers' associate dealer programs


By: Bob Ulrich

Mario Crociata, co-owner of Whitey’s Tire Service in Brooklyn, N.Y., is an elite Continental Gold dealer. There are many reasons why he likes being associated with the dealer program. Patriotism is one of them.

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MTD Magazine - April 2014

COVER STORY:

Top retreaders invest to add capacity


By: Ann Neal

Retreaders made about the same amount of retreads and sold them at higher prices in 2013. According to Modern Tire Dealer market data, production rose slightly to 14.9 million units, just 100,000 more than in 2012, while retread pricing rose 9.6% year-over-year.

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MTD Magazine - March 2014

COVER STORY:

Will chart-topping snowfalls mean record winter tire sales?


By: Ann Neal

Winter tire shipments fell from 5.3 million units in 2012 to 4.6 million units in 2013, a 13.2% drop, according to Modern Tire Dealer statistics. The decline was sharper the prior year when winter tire shipments fell 14.5% from 2011’s 6.2 million units. But several tire manufacturers and marketers believe this year’s relentless, often record-breaking winter storms will help push winter tire sales upward in the coming season.

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MTD Magazine - February 2014

COVER STORY:

High and UHP tire number crunching


By: Bob Ulrich

You would be hard-pressed to find a segment of the automotive aftermarket that has had the dramatic, sustained growth of ultra-high performance tires. Would you believe a 947% increase in the United States over the last 20 years?

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MTD Magazine Fact Book - January 2014

COVER STORY:

Tire dealer watch list for 2014


While tire prices remained calm, there were enough elements stirring the waters to keep the tire industry rocking in 2013.

$47.95

MTD Magazine December 2013

COVER STORY:

Farm Tires


Momentum in 2013 may prevent a flat 2014

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MTD Magazine November 2013

COVER STORY:

Performance touring tires and the Johnny Depp connection


By: Robert Abram

It might seem like a stretch to suggest any connection between movie star Johnny Depp and performance touring tires, but I’m going to suggest a few, most notably: range, execution and popularity.

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MTD Magazine October 2013

COVER STORY:

CUV & SUV Segments Branch Out


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MTD Magazine September 2013

COVER STORY:

Dan and Diane Hennelly: 2013 Tire Dealer of the Year


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MTD Magazine August 2013

COVER STORY:

Is this the tire of the future?


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MTD Magazine July 2013

COVER STORY:

Modern Tire Dealer 100 for 2013: Where’s the profit?


By: Ann Neal

If there’s a surprise in this year’s Modern Tire Dealer 100, it’s not who landed where in the rankings. The surprise is the number of dealers who say they are seeing better margins in auto repair services versus tire sales.

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