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AKRON (Jan. 6, 2013) — Each week Tire Business tracks the top stories — a virtual "Digital Dozen" — on our website, based on readership data.

Of all the stories posted online last week at tirebusiness.com, here are the ones that drew the most interest:

• 'Fast & Furious 7' reworked to salvage late actor's scenes;

• Cooper terminates merger agreement with Apollo;

• Headline grabbers of 2013;

• Year in review: Formula 1;

• Auto makers' switch to new refrigerant will accelerate;

• Bridgestone to phase out Expert Tire brand;

• Here's what happens to stocks when the Fed hikes rates;

• Carlisle completes sale of tire-and-wheel unit;

• All marketing strategies should start with 'Why';

• Donald B. Rice Tire shortens name, changes logo;

• Magna Tyres, Terex strengthen cooperation; and

• Lanxess receives performance honor.

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What is the top story from tire and automotive service industry in 2017?

Icahn Automotive buys more than 225 retail and two other franchise groups with nearly 1,000 locations.
36% (44 votes)
Nokian and Triangle announce plans to build tire plants in North America, while Hankook and Giti officially open their N.A. plants.
22% (27 votes)
Love’s Travel Stops open 36 travel stops, acquire Speedco and the establish a retread business unit.
11% (13 votes)
Tire manufacturers hike prices as raw material prices fluctuate.
17% (20 votes)
K&M expands into New England by acquiring MotoStar.
4% (5 votes)
eBay Motors launches tire installation service for U.S, as well as automotive technician search service.
10% (12 votes)
Total votes: 121
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