AKRON (March 17, 2014) — Each week <i>Tire Business</i> 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:
• NTSB chief, frequent critic of auto makers, to step down;
• William Clay Ford Sr., last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, dies at 88;
• Michelin launches 'Truck Care' network;
• Texas files suit vs. tire recycling firm;
• MechanicAdvisor's aim: Be 'Yelp' of automotive sites;
• Tire debuts aplenty at ConExpo;
• TIA blasts OSHA proposal on tracking workplace injuries;
• Pirelli marks OE milestones at Geneva;
• Tire Pros inks sponsorship deals;
• Former General Tire president Neal dies;
• WW II bomber tire surfaces after 74 watery years; and
• <i>OTHER VOICES</i>: Memories of sunken Eagle Tire stay afloat.
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What is the most pressing issue facing your dealership in 2017?
|Finding skilled, qualified workers||
71% (103 votes)
|Competition from online tire sales||
16% (23 votes)
|Managing marketing and social media efforts||
7% (10 votes)
|Upgrading our shop’s technology and equipment||
5% (7 votes)
2% (3 votes)
|Total votes: 146|