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  • Build trust—beat negative stereotypes

    By: Dan Marinucci Mar 02, 2015

    There's a widely held suspicion among motorists that automotive repair facilities sell unneeded work. Consequently, the No. 1 job for tire dealers and service shop operators should be dispelling this disruptive stereotype. This theme is hardly new, but it's always timely. During the years ...

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  • China trade group to appeal U.S. tire duties

    By: Jane Ho Mar 02, 2015

    BEIJING—The China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) is planning to organize an appeal by Chinese tire makers against the recent U.S. decision to impose anti-dumping duties on passenger and light truck tires imported from China. “To issue such high duty rates would impair China's tire...

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  • Goodyear's operating income a record in "14

    Mar 02, 2015

    AKRON—Goodyear reported record operating income for fiscal 2014 and is on target to exceed the figure by 10 to 15 percent in 2015, according to Goodyear Chairman and CEO Richard Kramer. Goodyear's segment operating income jumped 8 percent over 2013 to $1.7 billion on the effects of lower raw...

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  • Toyo, Sentury reach deal in antitrust case

    By: Miles Moore Mar 02, 2015

    CYPRESS, Calif.—Sentury Tires America has agreed never again to produce the Landsail Trailblazer CLV6 tire that Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. claimed is in violation of Toyo's design patents, or any tire similar to that design. According to Toyo, Sentury also has withdrawn the antitrust,...

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