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TIA Webinar on Managing the Complexity of TPMS
July 11, 2012 by CARS Magazine

The next Tire Industry Association (TIA) webinar will discuss navigating the growing and sometimes overwhelming TPMS market. Join this special webinar presentation from Tiremetrix which explains how industry data collected by Tiremetrix’s TPMS…

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Kumho to supply tires for the comeback of the Dodge Dart
June 15, 2012 by CARS Magazine

The Solus KH25 high performance tire by Kumho Tire U.S.A. has been selected by Dodge as one of the official tire fitments for the 2013 Dodge Dart SE, SXT and Rallye trim levels.

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New Proxes 4 Plus from Toyo Tires Released in U.S.
June 4, 2012 by Auto Service World

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. introduces their best ultra-high performance, all-season tire ever – the all-new Toyo Proxes 4 Plus. Independent testing on a 2010 BMW 328i showed the Proxes 4 Plus to be safer in the snow, stopping six car

Every VDO Redi-Sensor is OE-validated, comes pre-programmed and is ready to use out of the box. VDO Redi-Sensor works with all major TPMS scan tools and is designed to follow existing OE vehicle relearn procedures.
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VDO Covers Over 80% of Vehicles With Only Three TPMS Sensors
May 8, 2012 by Auto Service World

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, manufacturer and supplier of VDO OE-engineered TPMS replacement parts, has added a third multi-application TPMS sensor to its revolutionary Redi-Sensor line. The additions expands the total application coverage to more than 80% of TPMS-equipped vehicles

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Hankook tires now OE on BMW 3-series
April 17, 2012 by CARS Magazine

Ultra high performance tire Ventus S1 evo features DTM technology to combine performance, durability and energy efficiency.

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Hankook to supply Daimler Trucks with OE tires
April 13, 2012 by CARS Magazine

Under the terms of the agreement, Hankook Tire will be a major supplier for Freightliner Cascadia and Coronado models starting next month (May).

Available in four colors, steel (618), semi-gloss black (620), silver argent (621) and charcoal gray metallic (626), PlastiKote's new wheel paint features a highly durable resin system.
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Wheel Paint Provides Tough, Long Lasting Finish
March 28, 2012 by Auto Service World

PlastiKote’s newly reformulated wheel paint can make a car’s tires and hub caps look the way they did when first driven off the lot. In addition, these great aerosol paints can also give wheels a custom look and feel. “Wheels

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VDO puts TPMS quiz online
January 23, 2012 by CARS Magazine

Techs have chance to win baseball cap by answering questions on basic TPMS and tire safety knowledge.

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CIA Association Offers Tire Repair, TPMS Clinic
January 10, 2012 by CARS Magazine

The CIA Association is offering to service shops in the Edmonton Area an open clinic to cover tire repair and TPMS service.

Bosch offers a portfolio of advanced wheel balancers ranging from compact, tech friendly balancers to sophisticated electronic and laser-actuated units.
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Wheel Balancers Range from Compact to High Tech
December 30, 2011 by Auto Service World

Bosch has introduced a line of wheel balancing equipment to fit many shop needs. The portfolio of wheel balancers ranges from compact, tech friendly balancers to sophisticated electronic and laser-actuated units. Bosch balancers offer precision balancing with clear and accurate

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Bosch Wheel Balancer Portfolio Includes Compact Workhorse Units, Laser Actuated Balancers
December 28, 2011 by CARS Magazine

The Bosch portfolio of advanced wheel balancers ranges from compact, tech friendly balancers to sophisticated electronic and laser-actuated units. Bosch balancers offer precision balancing with clear and accurate displays, incorporating easy…

Hunter Engineering Company recently debuted a customized version of its Road Force balancer for use exclusively in GM dealerships.
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GM Dealer Wheel Balancer Announced
December 7, 2011 by Auto Service World

Hunter Engineering Company recently debuted a customized version of its Road Force balancer for use exclusively in GM dealerships. The GM Road Force machine can operate in two balancing modes: a standard mode for non-GM vehicles and a GM mode,