Hunter and Dealer Tire will preview new automated tire recommendation at NADA 2020

2/10/2020 –
A vehicle passes through Hunter’s unmanned inspection system in about 5 seconds; the service advisor then gets a tire report and an automatic tire recommendation from Dealer Tire (if tires are needed).


LAS VEGAS – Hunter Engineering and Dealer Tire LLC are partnering to bring dealerships an easier and faster way to increase tire revenue through Hunter’s autonomous inspection system. This integration will be demonstrated in Hunter’s booth in Central Hall (#234C) at the 2020 NADA Show, Feb. 15-17.

Dealer Tire customers with Hunter’s unmanned inspection systems, Quick Check Drive® and Quick Tread Edge®, can generate automatic tire recommendations for motorists.

A vehicle simply passes through Hunter’s unmanned inspection system in about 5 seconds. The system will then provide the tire inspection results and a tire recommendation from Dealer Tire (if tires are needed), making the process seamless and convenient for service advisors and customers.

The new automated tire recommendation requires Hunter’s latest WinAlign software, planned for release in Q2 2020. All Hunter Quick Check Drive® and Quick Tread Edge® inspections systems are fully capable of running this newest software version.

About Dealer Tire

Dealer Tire was founded in 1999 by the then-owners of the former Mueller Tire & Brake, a Cleveland-based retail chain founded in 1918. It manages the replacement tire and parts programs for more than 20 automotive OEMs in the United States and China, serving more than 8,000 auto dealerships from nearly 40 distribution centers across the U.S.

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Hunter Engineering Company® is the global leader in state-of-the-art wheel alignment systemswheel balancersbrake lathestire changerslift racksdiagnostic scan tools and ADAS recalibration equipment. Hunter equipment is approved and used by vehicle manufacturers, automobile and truck dealers, tire dealers and service facilities around the world.


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