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SUV/CUV Tires Grow To Meet Consumer Demands

OE fitments and replacements have shifted to increased rim diameters from what was standard just a decade ago.

Understanding How Wheel Trends Change & What’s Next

Wheel and tire guru Myles Kovacs explains what he’s seeing in wheel and tire trends for trucks.

J.D. Power: Heated Seats Hit By Microchip Shortage

Heated seats have moved into the top five reported problems.

Five Consumer Automotive Repair Trends to Prepare for in 2022

Synchrony’s Curtis Howse shares the five trends impacting the aftermarket and offering opportunities for growth.

How’s Business? Zooming In On Aftermarket Indicators

Macro- and micro-level economic data can give a good indicator on the state of the automotive aftermarket.

Mitchell Report Examines Ongoing Effects Of COVID-19

Experts note the importance of understanding that our future “normal” may be very different.

Stay On Top Of Trends At The 2020 AASA Vision Conference

Topics on the agenda include electrification, global sourcing and hybrid distribution.

Survey: Drivers With Advanced Safety Tech In Vehicles Taking More Risks

Forty-two percent of drivers with lane-keeping assist technology stated they “frequently” or “sometimes” use video chat while driving compared to 20% who engaged in the risky behavior without the advanced technology.