How to effectively register tires has been an issue that has placed the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) and the Tire Industry Association (TIA) at odds on more than one occasion since the late 1970s. It was then that the National Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association (NTDRA), predecessor to today’s TIA, was able to convert mandatory tire registration to a voluntary system.
Tags: Kevin Rohlwing, Legislation, NHTSA, RMA, Roy Littlefield, Tire aging, Tire Industry Association, Tire registration, Tracy Norberg, Used tires
Tags: Cooper financials, RMA, Roy Armes
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tags: Bob Ulrich, Bob Ulrich editorial, Editorial, RMA, Rubber Manufacturers Association, TIA, Tire Industry Association
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
Tags: OE tires, RMA, Tire shipments, Truck tires
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
Tags: Cooper, Michelin North America Inc., Pete Selleck, RMA, Roy Armes, Rubber Manufacturers Association
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has conducted a national survey that finds only one in six United States drivers is “tire smart” when it comes to checking tire pressure, women are less likely to be “tire smart” than men, and that younger drivers (18-39) are less likely to know basic tire care compared to older (60+) drivers.
Tags: Consumer Awareness, National Tire Safety Week, RMA
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