Not only have tariffs been increased, but they are retroactive

Not only have tariffs been increased, but they are retroactive

The decision is in: Effective immediately, there will be more tariffs on consumer tire imports from China. Following its countervailing duty investigation, the United States Department of Commerce has set tariffs ranging from 15.7% to more than 81%. And to offset stockpiling, they are retroactive. To find out which tariff applies to which company -- and how far back they are being applied -- click here. Also check out this tariff timeline.

DSP pilots coaching workshop for 20 Group members

DSP pilots coaching workshop for 20 Group members

Participants in the first DSP Group 20 behavioral coaching workshop are (front row, left to right): Dennis McCarron, facilitator; Ari Manetas, Claudine Manetas, Norm Gaither, DSP founder and owner; Shane Adams, Jeff Webster, Wes Hargrove; (back row, left to right): Gary Townsend, Joe Feller, Jeff Tucker, Russell Miller and Chris Cloutier. The three-day workshop was held in Chicago. Read more.

Harold Coker, founder of Coker Tire, dies

Harold Coker, founder of Coker Tire, dies

Harold Coker, founder of Coker Tire Co. and recent inductee to the Tire Industry Association Hall of Fame, died on Nov. 16, 2014. He was 84. Coker was born on Christmas Eve in 1929 in a log cabin in Cherokee, N.C. He was the first of his family to receive a college education. He started Coker Tire in 1958. The company is now the largest supplier for collector car tires in the world. Read more.

Hankook expands truck business in Europe

Hankook expands truck business in Europe

Hankook’s Ah11 pattern (left) for the steer axle and DH05+ pattern for the drive axle will be OE on several Mercedes-Benz model trucks in Europe. Hankook says its overall growing OE presence in the truck segment is expected to further stimulate its business in major markets, including the premium commercial vehicle segments for long-distance and heavy duty trucks. Read more.

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The tire industry is a complex, dynamic, ever-changing business brimming with activity, and no source is more in tune with what’s happening than ModernTireDealer.com. In this section, you will find a variety of tools to keep you informed, including exclusive in-depth statistics covering every sector of the industry; a calendar of key industry events, organized by month; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration resources, including information on tire recalls and other government initiatives that impact your business; our exclusive Web poll, which gives you a chance to tell us what you think about the industry’s hottest topics; and many other resources.

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