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TIA Announces Retirement of Two Executives

Roy Littlefield III and Dave Zielasko are set to step down from their respective roles.

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Tire Industry Association Forms NEXGEN Advisory Council

The council’s objective is to draw, develop and engage both new and established industry professionals, TIA said.

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Tire Industry Association Announces Hall of Fame Inductees

TIA will recognize the honorees during the Tire Industry Honors awards ceremony on Monday, Oct. 30 before the SEMA Show.

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TPMS Manufacturers Urge Technicians to Update Tool Software

“Update Your TPMS Tools!” campaign aims to help technicians avoid TPMS service issues and delays in customer service

Bartec USA to Host TIA Automotive Tire Service Class 

The training class goes through 18 modules, ranging from an introduction to tires to how tires are sized and rated.

TIA Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

Nominations will be accepted until Monday, May 8, 2023, at 5 p.m. EST.   

TIA Membership Elects 4 Board Members

They will take office on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, during TIA’s Annual Membership Meeting preceding the opening of the Global Tire Expo/SEMA show in Las Vegas.

Voting Opens for 2022-2023 TIA Board 

Voting is open only to eligible TIA members in good standing.

TIA Launches EV Advisory Council

Ron Lautzenheiser, a Big O Tires and Grease Monkey franchisee and a former TIA board member, will serve as chair of the new council.

TIA Board Elects Debra Hamlin as Secretary

Her election places her in line to become the association’s president in 2024-2025.

TIA Reorganizes Leadership Team

Changes have been made in a move to create an organizational structure that will better serve TIA’s mission into the future.

TIA/MOHR to Offer 10 Virtual Leadership Classes in ’22

All classes will be taught via Zoom by Glen Nicholson, a former automotive service technician, tire store manager and district manager, and past senior director of retail training for TBC Corp.