Modern Tire Dealer

DEC 2018

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M T D D e c e m b e r 2 0 1 8 38 Relevant statistics from an industry in constant motion Numbers ThatCount Number of Mahle-sponsored racers who earned championship titles in 2018. Joey Logano won the NASCAR championship with a Mahle-sponsored Roush Yates-built engine. J.R. Todd won the NHRA Funny Car World Championship. Mike Janis won his first Pro Mod Drag Racing Series championship, and Matt Smith clinched the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship (and recorded the fastest speed ever recorded in the series at 201.22 mph). SOURCE: MAHLE AFTERMARKET INC. COURTESY OF MAHLE AFTERMARKET INC. 4 278.6 million Number of motor vehicles registered in the U.S. in 2017. SOURCE: IHS MARKIT 66% Percent of people who will drive their vehicle until the day it quits. SOURCE: AUTOMD 45% Percent of U.S. vehicles with turbocharged engines. Turbocharged engines were standard on only 10% of vehicles in 2008. SOURCE: EDMUNDS.COM INC. 21 cents Cost of a gallon of gas in 1929. at's $2.41 in inflation-adjusted prices. SOURCE: 24/7 WALL ST. 4.1 million Number of hybrid vehicles registered in the U.S. as of Jan. 1, 2017. SOURCE: DIGITAL AUTO CARE FACTBOOK 2018 ┬ęGETT YIMAGES.COM/MEVANS ┬ęGETT YIMAGES.COM/IKRYANNIKOVGMAILCOM Number of miles driven per year by the average American. SOURCE: TIME.COM

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