.
.

News

RSS FEED
1  -  12  of  87
July 14, 2014

A 3-step approach to tire aging findings

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

June 19, 2014

RMA hires Sheerin as director, end of life tires

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

June 3, 2014

Bridgestone: 3 steps for Tire Safety Week

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

June 3, 2014

RMA: Inflate for National Tire Safety Week

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

May 13, 2014

ABC is running with its tire aging report

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

Comments(3)

National Tire Safety Week 2014 will be held June 1-7, says the RMA.
February 27, 2014

RMA schedules National Tire Safety Week

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

February 17, 2014

RMA: Tires are built for more speed

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

February 17, 2014

RMA: No surprises in truck tire sizes

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

Comments(1)

RMA: Tire shipments close in on 300 million
February 14, 2014

RMA: Tire shipments close in on 300 million

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

January 22, 2014

MTD Facts Issue: Size popularity contest

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

December 18, 2013

RMA says tire shipments will rise 2% in '14

Tire shipments are expected to increase more than 4% in 2013 to 297 million units, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA). This represents an increase of 12 million units compared with 2012.

Tags: OE tires, RMA, Tire shipments, truck tires

November 6, 2013

SEMA Show, Day Two: TIA expands website

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) announced at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas a new section to its website that includes the technical bulletins for tire service.

Tags: Ken Brown, RMA, SEMA, Technical Bulletins, TIA

« previous12345678next »

eNews

Hotwire

Receive the latest MTD eNews in your inbox!

Signup Sign up for our Enews and receive the latest news, trends, and product information right in your e-mail inbox. Join Today!

View the latest eNews:
Monday Edition  |  Thursday Edition  |  CTD Online  |  Auto Service

Be Informed : Stay Current
Free Weekly Hotwire E-News
Subscribe Today!