Posts by Steve Pawlett

All About Details

The process takes longer, but results in a vehicle that performs exactly as it should. With so many specialized materials—from high-strength steel to aluminum, and metal composites, as well as plastics and carbon fibre—it’s imperative to document every step of the vehicle repair when it comes to high-end vehicles. “After…

Refreshing Your Brand

How can tire retails stay relevant in these ever-changing times, while competing with innovators in the digital space and beyond? Since opening its doors more than 60 years ago, Fountain Tire has prided itself on its personable one-to-one service and connection with the community. But in a changing market where…

New RL47A E-4 Radial Tire From Yokohama

Yokohama’s new RL47A is designed to handle longer, high-speed hauls. The RL47A  from Yokohama is available in four different compound options: CP (cut-protected), REG (regular), CP-S (special cut resistance) and HR (heat resistant). “The RL47A runs faster, cooler and longer,” said Bruce Besancon, Yokohama Tire vice president of OTR sales.…

Chris McPhedran Appointed National Sales Manager, Lumileds

Lumileds, has appointed Chris McPhedran as its National Sales Manager for Canada. McPhedran will oversee all aspects of sales for the Lumileds automotive aftermarket channel in Canada. “Chris McPhedran has a great deal of sales experience and expertise in the Canadian aftermarket, as well as product categories closely related to…

Bridgestone Inducted Into Tennessee Green Star Partnership

Bridgestone Americas, has announced that all five of the company’s Tennessee plants have been inducted into the Tennessee Green Star Partnership. The Tennessee Green Star Partnership is an environmental leadership program facilitated by TDEC to recognize Tennessee manufacturers that are committed to sustainability and continuous improvement throughout their entire operation.…
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