All Truck Tire Shipments Will Be Way Up -- USTMA

While replacement light truck tire shipments are projected to drop 2% this year, LT original equipment shipments are expected to be way up -- 9.9%, according to the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).

TRMG advises selecting the appropriate repair unit, either a one- or two-piece repair, based on repair material manufacturer recommendations. “For injuries with an angle greater than 25 degrees, depending on repair manufacturer, use a two-piece repair unit system.”

LT Tire Repair: TRMG Revises its Recommendations

The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers Group (TRMG) has released additional Recommended Practices (RPs) for retreading and repairing through the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) website. The RPs are free to view on TRIB’s website,


RMA: Replacement Tire Market Outshines OE in 2016

The final 2016 forecast by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) of U.S. tire shipments shows a slight overall increase for the year. And the news is better for the replacement market than for original equipment tire orders.


Hankook Consumer Rebate Is a $100 Hit

Hankook Tire America Corp. is hoping consumers are ready to play ball with its 2016 ‘Great Hit’ mail-in rebate program, available for seven of Hankook's most popular passenger and light truck tires.

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