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J.D. Power Rates Tire Manufacturers

2020 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study puts Michelin on top. According to the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study, overall customer satisfaction with original equipment tires is at an all-time high. The annual study measures tire owner satisfaction in four key areas: tire wear;…

Major Manufacturers Close Plants

Tire companies fight COVID-19 by shutting factories. A growing number of tire manufacturers have announced plant closures in the wake of the global pandemic. Goodyear recently issued this statement: “In response to the sudden decline in market demand resulting from the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Goodyear Tire…

Texting is King

Kimoby harnesses the power of text, allowing tire retailers and car dealers to reach out to customers in the manner that most prefer. The popularity of text messages has grown exponentially since the technology was first developed. Today, most of us would rather text than email or make a phone…

Nokian Tyres Monitoring COVID-19 Situation

Nokian Tyres Monitoring COVID-19 Situation
Nokian Tyres has announced that it is taking appropriate measures to manage the COVID-19 outbreak, while at the same time taking necessary steps to ensure continuity of business. Nokian Tyres and Vianor are constantly monitoring the current situation and have taken the required measures for its employees, business operations and…

Kumho Unveils “Premium Fuel Program”

Tire retailers reward program boasts new features. Kumho Tire Canada has enhanced its “Premium Fuel Program” for Kumho authorized dealers with increased payouts and a new payment method. “Considering our premium dealers’ long-lasting commitment to Kumho Tire, we enhanced our rewards program with more benefits to them,” said Jason Cawker,…

Sailun to Boost Production

Sailun announces two major manufacturing plant expansions. The Sailun Group has started a major factory expansion at two key production facilities located in Dongying and Shenyang, China. Each facility will be equipped with advanced production equipment and fully automated tire logistics lines, aimed at enhancing the level of automation, information,…

Point S Announced Corporate Changes

Name change and management structure will impact all retail banners. Effective March 12, 2020 Unimax Tire has officially change its name to Unimax. In addition, all Unimax retail banners are now managed and operated under Point S Canada. In a written statement issued by Point S Canada, the company explained…
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