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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 tirebusiness.com, 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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Previous | Published January 16, 2018

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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