TIRE GROUP INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS LITO ROITMAN VICE PRESIDENT, CATEGORY SALES

April 7th, 2016

MIAMI, FL – April 7, 2016 – Tire Group International (TGI), one of the fastest growing companies in the worldwide wholesale distribution of tires, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lito Roitman to Vice President, Category Sales. In this role, Roitman joins the international sales team to focus on its global expansion efforts of agricultural, off-the-road and industrial segments as well as deliver training, continuing education and market support.

TGI’S NEW HIRE

July 9th, 2015

MIAMI, FL – July 9, 2015 – Tire Group International is pleased to announce its new-targeted hire for its domestic sales team, 24 years expert in the transportation and freight industries, Jeff DeVonde.

MISSION HAPPINESS 2: COMPLETED

July 2nd, 2015

MIAMI, FL – July 2, 2015 – Following the successful debut of TGI Dealer Meeting Mission: Happiness, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in 2013, Tire Group International hosted its 2015 TGI Dealer Meeting Mission: Happiness 2 in Cancun, Mexico at the IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraiso, winner of the World’s #1 Travelers’ Choice® Award and one of the most exclusive resorts along Riviera Maya, Mexico.

CONTINUATION ON LT TIRES

June 29th, 2015

Today we are going to finish off where we left off in the light truck segment, The other half of the LT segments is the numeric, wide based and flotation sizes.

First, let’s review what an LT tire is from the previous blog. An LT tire is a tire that is designed to be used on vehicles that are capable of carrying heavy weight or towing large trailers.

LT SIDEWALL

June 22nd, 2015

LT245/75R16 E 120/116R

The LT here signifies that it is a light truck tire. The difference between the PS and LT tire is that a LT tires are designed to carry heavy loads or for towing large trailers.

This is the category of pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles and full size vans that differ from the P metric tire that services all the same vehicles ½ ton and under.

TIRE TYPES

June 15th, 2015

Today we are going to start to explore tire types. A tire size branded on the sidewall tells us a lot about its intended purpose. Most tire sizes begin with letter or letters to identify vehicle type and type of service intended. Today we are going to look at passenger tires.

WHERE TO PUT NEW TIRES WHEN ONLY BUYING 2?

June 8th, 2015

Always put new tires when buying less than a set of four on the rear of the vehicle, as long as they are the same size and not on a car with a staggered fitment. The average driver can better control a blowout on the front by simply controlling the steering wheel.

TRAILER TIRES VS. PASSENGER TIRES

June 1st, 2015

Today we are going to talk about ST (trailer tires) vs passenger tires. Trailers are attached and follow the vehicle down the road and the 2 main concerns are traction and swaying back and forth making it difficult to drive straight down the road. High center of gravity and heavy loads accelerate the sway.