Modern Tire Dealer

MAY 2019

Magazine for the professional tire industry

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3 w w w . M o d e r n T i r e D e a l e r . c o m The Industry's Leading Publication May 2019, Volume 100, Number 5 Modern Tire Dealer is a proud member of: 22 Past, Present, Future: Kelsey Tire Kelsey turns 50! That's Kelsey Tire. Owner John Kelsey is still golden, too 24 Past, Present, Future: Kelsey Tire in 1985 1930 to 1970s: Goodyears for collector cars 28 The latest battery testing tools What you need to have in your shop 36 Tires and the future of hybrids Bigger low rolling resistance tires are on the way 40 Keeping it simple Leipold Tire focus on tires, chassis service and brake work 44 You are not alone Tire manufacturers' associate dealer programs offer benefits and rewards 4 Editorial Technological breakthrough? Hardly: Still, self-sealing tires are back in the limelight 6 moderntiredealer.com News and navigation tools for MTD 's website 8 News/Views Nexen wants more: A 3.25% market share tops the list of ambitious goals 18 Your Marketplace Consumers may be experiencing sticker shock following price increases 20 Numbers that Count Relevant statistics from an industry in constant motion 50 Business Insight Take a small bite out of training: Have your new employees master one task at a time 52 European Notebook Europe upgrades its tire labeling: However, the same problems with the legislation remain Focus on industry 54 Giti reveals a 5-year plan: Two brands will benefit from U.S. plant TPMS 56 Dodge Journey — 2009-2018 62 Products 64 Ad index 65 Classified COVER: ©GETT YIMAGES.COM/LONGQUATTRO F E A T U R E S D E P A R T M E N T S 28 40 22 36 44

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