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Vintage Ads about Tires I Love

Why do I love these vintage ads about tires I just stumbled across? Because they’re inspiring. Tires aren’t always the most eye-catching products out there. They are a marvel of modern engineering, but to folks like you, they may just seem like black, round things you’re required to buy every now and then. I’ve had my moments thinking I’ve run out of ways to talk about tires. But then I … Continue reading

Brand Spotlight: General Tire

During the 1910s and 1920s, competition was stiff in the relatively new automobile tire industry. Especially in Akron, Ohio. General Tire fought through the fierce competition after its founding in 1915 and is still making great tires today. A Focused Beginning The founders of General Tire, William F. O’Neil and Winifred E. Fouse, saw a business opportunity that led to early success. Instead of focusing on tires that would be … Continue reading