The Tire Industry Association (TIA), has sent comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Docket Office regarding a notice of proposed rulemaking for tire identification and recordkeeping.
Tags: NHTSA, RMA, TIA, tire identification rules
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $38.2 million on net sales of $888.7 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. That compares to income of $35.5 million on sales of $884.1 million for the same period last year.
Tags: Cooper financials, Raw material costs, RMA, Roy Armes
Tire aging is an important issue, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, it does not need to be addressed with further legislation at this time.
Tags: Dan Zielinski, NHTSA, RMA, Tire aging, Tire legislation
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has hired John Sheerin as director, end of life tires, to fill the role served by Michael Blumenthal, who will retire this summer.
Tags: John Sheerin, Michael Blumenthal, RMA, Rubber Manufacturers Association
In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, Bridgestone Americas is urging drivers to spend a few minutes this week properly maintaining their tires for optimal performance, fuel economy, and to extend the wear and service life of their tires.
Tags: Bridgestone Americas, Kurt Berger, National Tire Safety Week, RMA
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) is sponsoring National Tire Safety Week, June 1-7, 2014, to focus efforts to educate U.S. drivers about the need for regular tire maintenance. Tire dealers can educate consumers about how under-inflated tires waste gasoline, increase the risk of tire damage and cause premature tire wear.
Tags: Dan Zielinski, National Tire Safety Week, RMA
ABC News is reporting on tire aging again. And it is integrating the latest investigative report into its news coverage on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.
Tags: ABC News, B.O.B., Dan Zielinski, RMA, Sean Kane, Tire aging
National Tire Safety Week 2014 will be celebrated June 1-7, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).
Tags: National Tire Safety Week, RMA, Rubber Manufacturers Association, Tire Safety
When it comes to tires with higher speed ratings, 2013 was a year of growth across the board, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).
Tags: OE tires, RMA, UHP tires
The top three most popular truck tire sizes in 2013 were the same as they were in 2012. And 2011. And 2010. And….
Tags: RMA, Tire sizes, Truck tires
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) released the preliminary edition of its "2014 Factbook" on Feb. 14. The publication is a report on tire shipment activity in the United States for 2013.
Tags: Exports, Imports, OE tires, Private brands, RMA
What tire sizes should you keep in inventory? That is a question every tire dealer asks himself or herself regularly.
Tags: Facts Issue, OE tires, RMA, Tire sizes
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