Chinese truck and bus tires are benefitting from government subsidies and dumping in the U.S., the DOC has found in its preliminary investigations. The DOC's final ruling is expected Jan. 17, 2017.
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DOC: 40% Tariffs Due on Truck Tires From China

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) says truck and bus tire manufacturers in China are dumping tires in the U.S. at less than fair market value, and those tires should be subject to tariffs of at least 20%. The tariffs are retroactive.

(from left): Julie Holmes, president, Virginia Tire & Auto; Mike Holmes, CEO, Virginia Tire & Auto; racing legend and Firestone brand spokesman Mario Andretti; Ben Wilson, manager, Virginia Tire & Auto Bristow and Myron Boncarosky, founder, Virginia Tire & Auto, in front of the Virginia Tire & Auto Bristow facility (photo: Jim Folliard/Gearshift.TV)
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Photos: Grand Opening of Virginia Tire & Auto’s Bristow Store

Fairfax-based Virginia Tire & Auto LLC hosted racing legend and Firestone brand spokesman Mario Andretti on Aug. 25, 2016, at the grand opening of its newest location in Bristow, Va. Andretti visited with hundreds of fans and signed autographs. The 11-bay store opened in July 2016 and is the dealership's 13th outlet in Northern Virginia. Click through our gallery to see the festivities.

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Kumho Offers Fall Rebate for 9 Tread Patterns

Kumho Tire USA Inc. is offering consumers a rebate of up to $100 for the purchase of eligible sets of four tires. The “Start the Season Off Right” fall rebate runs Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2016.

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Vee Tyre Recalls 21 16-Inch Taiga M/T Tires

Vee Tyre and Rubber Co. Ltd is recalling certain Taiga M/T tires, size LT225/75R16, manufactured Jan. 8, 2015, to March 1, 2015. The potential number of units affected is 21.

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Michelin Dealer Says Enough Is Enough

Michelin North America Inc.’s decision to sell BFGoodrich tires online in the greater Charlotte, N.C., area, elicited plenty of negative responses from tire dealers.

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