The U.S. Senate passed a long-term federal highway bill that includes mandatory tire registration and other tire-related rules advocated by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA.)
Tags: RMA, TIA, Tire registration
Tags: RMA, Roy Littlefield, Sean Kane, TIA, Tire registration
Legislation that would make tire registration mandatory has cleared its first hurdle, a vote by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. That committee’s work will be combined with other bills, including one already passed by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and ultimately drafted into the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill, more commonly referred to as “the highway bill.”
Tags: Federal Highway Bill, RMA, SEMA, TIA, Tire registration
Tags: RMA, SEMA, Steve McDonald, TIA, Tire legislation, Tire registration
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is going to do everything in its power to defeat legislation aimed at making tire registration mandatory.
Tags: RMA, Roy Littlefield, TIA, Tire legislation, Tire registration
Tags: Dan Zielinski, RMA, Tire legislation, Tire registration
STS Tire & Auto Centers (STS) is helping educate drivers about best tire maintenance practices during National Tire Safety Week, May 24-30, 2015.
Tags: Dan Zielinski, National Tire Safety Week, RMA, STS Tire & Auto Centers
Tags: Cooper Chengshan (Shandong) Tire (CCT), Cooper financials, RMA, Roy Armes
Charles Cannon, president and CEO of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), is announcing his plans to retire at the end of 2015 after nearly eight years at the helm of the organization.
Tags: Charles Cannon, Pete Selleck, Retirement, RMA
Tags: Cooper financials, Raw material costs, RMA, Roy Armes
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) released the preliminary edition of its "2015 Factbook" on Feb. 13. The publication is a report on tire shipment activity in the United States for 2014.
Tags: Associate brand tires, OE tires, Private brand tires, RMA, RMA 2015 Fact Book, Tire imports
Tags: Bob Ulrich, Bob Ulrich editorial, Editorial, Inflate-gate, RMA, Rubber Manufacturers Association, TIA, Tire Industry Association, Tire inflation
According to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), several states are expected to consider legislation banning the sale of unsafe used tires. The RMA supports those efforts, as does the Tire Industry Association.
Tags: Dan Zielinski, RMA, State legislation, Used tires
Tags: Kevin Rohlwing, Legislation, NHTSA, RMA, Roy Littlefield, Tire aging, Tire Industry Association, Tire registration, Tracy Norberg, Used tires
Financially, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. fared well in the third quarter of 2014. Compared to 3Q 2013, the company improved its net loss to a net gain.
Tags: Cooper financials, RMA, Roy Armes
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: 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
Tags: Bridgestone Americas, Kurt Berger, National Tire Safety Week, RMA
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