Modern Tire Dealer

APR 2017

Magazine for the professional tire industry

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3 Features 22 We are always there for our dealers Globetroing keeps us, and therefore you, informed 24 Beware of ransomware One dealer shares his mistakes to help you fight a faceless cyber thief 32 Real world experience with R1234yf e new refrigerant is finally here; are you ready? Commercial Tire Dealer™ 36 'Tires have become a commodity' Top retreaders prepare for intense competition following the federal government's tariff decision 44 2017 MTD Top 50 Retreaders in the U.S. 47 e latest heavy-duty tire changers are designed for wide-base tires 49 'Take your customers out of the tire business' Tips for cementing your relationship with OTR customers 50 Commercially viable 4 Editorial Back from the near dead: New Jersey dealers give it another go with my support 6 News and navigation tools for MTD 's website 8 News/views Why there are no tariffs on Chinese truck tires 16 On the Rise Vahé Michaelian,, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. 18 Numbers that count Statistics from an industry in constant motion 20 Your marketplace Sell-out trends will accelerate throughout the next six months 52 Counter intelligence The sales counter moved again: And the sales floor is now on the smartphone 54 European notebook Innovative tires and more: Manufacturers speak out at the Geneva Motor Show Focus on dealers/industry 57 Unifying the Tire Pros experience: Tools and training will help bolster business for all 59 The newest BFGoodrich tire is designed for Canadian winters 61 TPMS GM/Cadillac Escalade Series: 2007-16 74 Your turn Online tire buyers seen as savvy buyers or 'bottom feeders' 68 Products 70 Quik-Link 72 Classified e Industry's Leading Publication April 2017, Volume 98, Number 4 Departments Modern Tire Dealer is a proud member of: TIRE RETREAD & REPAIR INFORMATION BUREAU TRIB Member An Industry Association

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