Breadcrumb Home Editorial Editorial A number of ways to look at economy If we can boil it down, it appears as if the sustained growth the tire industry has experienced over the last decade is slowing down. Editorial Dealers may consider taking franchise route The alignment of the American automotive aftermarket is evolving constantly, creating opportunities for those willing to consider unconventional solutions to the changes this creates. Editorial Talk the talk in order to walk the walk In the age of automation, self-driving vehicles and artificial intelligence, it's comforting to know that one thing still matters: That personal touch. Editorial UHP tires to ride SUV/CUV coattails The U.S. replacement and original equipment markets for ultra-high-performance (UHP) tires remain strong, but like all segments of the automotive business, they are undergoing rapid change. Editorial Let good times roll in tire biz There's no doubt that it isn't easy to be an independent tire dealer. But take heart, Mr. Independent Tire Dealer. You are wanted. And needed. Editorial Air today, gone tomorrow? Group Michelin's recent announcement that a maintenance-free, non-pneumatic tire/wheel system could be market-ready as an original equipment fitment option as soon as 2024 for General Motors Co. should come as no surprise to most industry observers. Editorial Fight the battles to win the war In some regards, tire dealers must feel as if they're under attack. Editorial It's a brand new world for tire marketers One way to stand out is to give tires names customers are likely to remember. Editorial Making sense of winter tire market Winter tires have an identity problem with most U.S. consumers. Or maybe it's an image problem.