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Continental expects first-half dip in automotive markets
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HANOVER, Germany — Continental A.G. is bracing itself for a rough first half of 2019 as it expects a slowdown in vehicle production in the last few months of 2018 to continue throughout the ...
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HANOVER, Germany Continental A.G. is bracing itself for a rough first half of 2019 as it expects a slowdown in vehicle production in the last few months of 2018 to continue throughout the first half of 2019. HANOVER, Germany Continental A.G. is bracing itself for a rough first half of 2019 as it expects a slowdown in vehicle production in the last few months of 2018 to continue throughout the first half of 2019. $HANOVER, Germany Continental A.G. is bracing itself for a rough first half of 2019 as it expects a slowdown in vehicle production in the last few months of 2018 to continue throughout the first half of 2019.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Convenience, mobility motivate market
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As more customers demand convenience from tire dealers, more companies are taking steps to react to that trend — whether that involves buying and/or installing tires or servicing vehicles....
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As more customers demand convenience from tire dealers, more companies are taking steps to react to that trend — whether that involves buying and/or installing tires or servicing vehicles. As more customers demand convenience from tire dealers, more companies are taking steps to react to that trend — whether that involves buying and/or installing tires or servicing vehicles. $As more customers demand convenience from tire dealers, more companies are taking steps to react to that trend — whether that involves buying and/or installing tires or servicing vehicles.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Dealers survive effects of hurricanes
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While hurricanes this past year failed to cause severe damage as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria did in 2017, the tire industry still had to grapple with several natural disasters in 2018. Tire...
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While hurricanes this past year failed to cause severe damage as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria did in 2017, the tire industry still had to grapple with several natural disasters in 2018. While hurricanes this past year failed to cause severe damage as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria did in 2017, the tire industry still had to grapple with several natural disasters in 2018. $While hurricanes this past year failed to cause severe damage as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria did in 2017, the tire industry still had to grapple with several natural disasters in 2018.
Goodyear declares dividend of 16 cents per share
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AKRON — Goodyear's board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share of common stock. The board made the dividend payable March 1 to shareholders of record on Feb. 1,...
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AKRON — Goodyear's board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share of common stock. AKRON — Goodyear's board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share of common stock. $AKRON — Goodyear's board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share of common stock.
Trump looks to expand ability to impose tariffs
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WASHINGTON — Industry officials are waiting to see the details of a Trump administration draft bill that would substantially change the imposition of tariffs on foreign goods.The "United...
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WASHINGTON Industry officials are waiting to see the details of a Trump administration draft bill that would substantially change the imposition of tariffs on foreign goods. WASHINGTON Industry officials are waiting to see the details of a Trump administration draft bill that would substantially change the imposition of tariffs on foreign goods. $WASHINGTON Industry officials are waiting to see the details of a Trump administration draft bill that would substantially change the imposition of tariffs on foreign goods.
TPMS warning light awareness lacking, per Goodyear/Just Tires survey
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AKRON — Roughly four in 10 U.S. drivers are unable to recognize the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) warning symbol on their car's dashboard, according to a study commissioned by...
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AKRON Roughly four in 10 U.S. drivers are unable to recognize the tire pressure monitoring system warning symbol on their car's dashboard, according to a new study. AKRON Roughly four in 10 U.S. drivers are unable to recognize the tire pressure monitoring system warning symbol on their car's dashboard, according to a new study. $AKRON Roughly four in 10 U.S. drivers are unable to recognize the tire pressure monitoring system warning symbol on their car's dashboard, according to a new study.
Ford, VW advance alliance plans on vans, pickups
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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen Group are planning to collaborate on commercial vans and midsize pickups, company officials said at the Detroit Auto Show, and are exploring the...
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DETROIT Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen Group are planning to collaborate on commercial vans and midsize pickups, company officials said at the Detroit Auto Show, and are exploring the joint development of autonomous and electric vehicles as part of a broad partnership designed to save both companies hundreds of millions of dollars. DETROIT Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen Group are planning to collaborate on commercial vans and midsize pickups, company officials said at the Detroit Auto Show, and are exploring the joint development of autonomous and electric vehicles as part of a broad partnership designed to save both companies hundreds of millions of dollars. $DETROIT Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen Group are planning to collaborate on commercial vans and midsize pickups, company officials said at the Detroit Auto Show, and are exploring the joint development of autonomous and electric vehicles as part of a broad partnership designed to save both companies hundreds of millions of dollars.
Titan receives 2nd 'put option' from another Voltyre-Prom partner
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QUINCY, Ill. — Titan International Inc. has received a second "put option" pertaining to its Voltyre-Prom joint venture in Russia calling on Titan to buy out the 21.3-percent share held by...
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QUINCY, Ill. — Titan International Inc. has received a second "put option" pertaining to its Voltyre-Prom joint venture in Russia calling on Titan to buy out the 21.3-percent share held by an affiliate of One Equity Partners. QUINCY, Ill. — Titan International Inc. has received a second "put option" pertaining to its Voltyre-Prom joint venture in Russia calling on Titan to buy out the 21.3-percent share held by an affiliate of One Equity Partners. $QUINCY, Ill. — Titan International Inc. has received a second "put option" pertaining to its Voltyre-Prom joint venture in Russia calling on Titan to buy out the 21.3-percent share held by an affiliate of One Equity Partners.
Max Finkelstein opens 2nd Virginia distribution center
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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — Max Finkelstein Inc. has opened a distribution center in Colonial Heights to help improve service to customers in southern Virginia, including the Richmond metro...
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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. Max Finkelstein Inc. has opened a distribution center in Colonial Heights to help improve service to customers in southern Virginia, including the Richmond metro area. COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. Max Finkelstein Inc. has opened a distribution center in Colonial Heights to help improve service to customers in southern Virginia, including the Richmond metro area. $COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. Max Finkelstein Inc. has opened a distribution center in Colonial Heights to help improve service to customers in southern Virginia, including the Richmond metro area.
Pirelli P Zero World store opens in Dubai; Melbourne next up
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has opened a P Zero World flagship retail store in Dubai, its first in the Middle East and fourth worldwide, and announced plans for a...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has opened a P Zero World flagship retail store in Dubai, its first in the Middle East and fourth worldwide, and announced plans for a fifth store, in Melbourne, Australia. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has opened a P Zero World flagship retail store in Dubai, its first in the Middle East and fourth worldwide, and announced plans for a fifth store, in Melbourne, Australia. $DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has opened a P Zero World flagship retail store in Dubai, its first in the Middle East and fourth worldwide, and announced plans for a fifth store, in Melbourne, Australia.

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Nominations sought for 2018 Tire Dealer Humanitarian Award

Tire Business Award

Tire Business Humanitarian Awards

Entry deadline July 31, 2018

Tire Business is seeking nominations for its Tire Dealer Humanitarian Award, which recognizes an independent tire dealer or retreader who, during the past year, has made significant contributions to the betterment of his or her community through charitable and/or public service work. Now in its 25th year, the award has become one of the most coveted honors in the tire industry. The person selected as the winner will have demonstrated an unselfish commitment to the betterment of others. Nominations will be judged by an independent committee outside of the tire industry. The winner will receive the Tire Dealer Humanitarian Award Medal and a $2,500 donation to the charity of his or her choice. The award will be presented at the 2018 Tire Industry Association's Tire Industry Honors Awards ceremony during the SEMA Show Oct. 29 in Las Vegas.

The award is open to any independent tire dealer or retreader in North America, regardless of business size or sales volume. Nominees must have an ownership stake in the business. Self nominations are welcome. Nominators are encouraged to renominate candidates if they are not past winners. To enter your nominee, complete the nomination form, attach detailed support material and mail as soon as possible. Detailed support material is required for the nomination.

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