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AKRON (April 30, 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, here are the ones that drew the most interest:

• Bridgestone sues TreadWright over tread pattern;

• Commerce rules on Shandong Linglong’s tariff rates;

Titan Q1 earnings plunge; outlook changing;

Pekle leaving TCi for Michelin HQ role;

• Colo. House committee passes scrap tire bill;

• Goodyear names 10 finalists for new blimp name;

Apollo’s Mohamed: Change is essential to sustain industry;

• Goodyear launches NASCAR sweepstakes;

• Study: Independent shops pose threat to car dealerships;

• BLOG: Study notes best places to set up a biz;

• Selling peace of mind: Marketing warranties takes commitment, perseverance; and

• Discount Tire, Michelin earn ‘EquiTrend’ honors.


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

Yes, we have for quite some time
36% (45 votes)
No, but we plan to begin using them soon
27% (33 votes)
No, we can’t afford or support it
23% (29 votes)
Never, I hate technology
14% (17 votes)
Total votes: 124
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