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AKRON (Feb. 3, 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, here are the ones that drew the most interest:

• ATD to buy Hercules Tire for $310M;

Chevy Spark only tiny car to pass crash tests;

Nexen to supply 2015 Chrysler 200;

Nissan Leaf tops 100,000 sales;

• Chrysler eyes more stand-alone Express Lanes;

CTP gearing up for growth under new owners;

• Camoplast Solideal acquires Cherokee Tire;

Monro Q3, 9 mo. results up double-digits;

• Conti officially opens Sumter plant;

NASCAR opts for knockout-style qualifying this season;

• BLOG: Finding the balance; and

Fountain Tire strengthens Ontario presence.


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Do your technicians use iPads, tablets or other electronic devices to check in customers and write up service orders?

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