Counterman's 10 Most Popular Online Stories of 2018

Counterman’s 10 Most Popular Online Stories of 2018

Ranked by page views, a May 24 article about Advance Auto Parts ending its partnership with Interstate Batteries is our most-read online story of 2018.

With 2018 winding down, we’re looking back at the year’s 10 most popular stories on Counterman.com.

A quick caveat: The list only includes stories posted to the Counterman website in 2018. We’re still seeing traction from stories posted last year – such as “What Causes a Car Battery to Fail,” posted on Dec. 14, 2017 – and even before that. One of the most enduring stories is “Replace TPMS Sensors When Installing New Tires?” which dates back to Aug. 27, 2013.

So you might say this is a list of the top 10 new stories of 2018. Here’s the list, in descending order, ranked by page views.

1. “Advance Auto Parts: Interstate Batteries Deal Is Off”

Post date: May 24

Interstate Batteries Deal with Advance Auto Parts Is Off

2. “Alternator Pulleys: Not So Simple Anymore”

Post date: Feb. 13

Alternator Pulley: Not So Simple

3. “‘Tis the Season for 4-Wheel Drive”

Post date: Nov. 20

‘Tis the Season for 4-Wheel Drive

4. “Valvoline Introduces Full Synthetic Motor Oil To Protect Against Carbon Buildup In Newer Engines”

Post date: Jan. 25

Valvoline Introduces Full Synthetic Motor Oil To Protect Against Carbon Buildup In Newer Engines

5. “Auto Value, Bumper to Bumper Announce 2018 Technician of the Year U.S. Finalists”

Post date: Aug. 21

Auto Value, Bumper to Bumper Announce 2018 Technician of the Year U.S. Finalists

6. “US Auto Parts: Customs Spat, Decline in E-Commerce Traffic Led to Q2 Loss”

Post date: Aug. 9

US Auto Parts: Customs Spat, Decline in E-Commerce Traffic Led to Q2 Loss

7. “Water-Pump Gasket for a 1997 Toyota Tacoma: Fodder for Prank Calls”

Post date: Aug. 15

Tacoma Water Pump Gasket: Fodder for Prank Calls

8. “Automotive Aftermarket Is Well-Positioned for Bull Market or Bear Market”

Post date: Sept. 4

Automotive Aftermarket Is Well-Positioned for Bull Market or Bear Market

9. “Omnicraft Aftermarket Parts Now Available at FordParts.com”

Post date: Oct. 4

Omnicraft Aftermarket Parts Now Available at FordParts.com

10. “Hot Shot’s Secret Expands Distribution to Walmart, O’Reilly, Summit Racing Equipment”

Post date: Aug. 2

Hot Shot’s Secret Expands Distribution to Walmart, O’Reilly, Summit Racing Equipment

 

 

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