Total U.S. tire shipments are projected to surpass 315 million units in 2016, according to the latest forecast by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).
What a comeback! With less than a quarter to go in the year, the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) projected domestic replacement passenger tire sales of 204.7 million units.
The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada will host the 2016 Rubber Recycling Symposium Oct. 5-7, in Niagra Falls, Ontario.
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has set the dates for National Tire Safety Week 2016: May 29-June 4.
There's good news and bad news when it comes to the latest 2015 tire shipment projections from the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA.) Here's some good news: Replacement passenger tire shipments are expected to exceed what the RMA predicted a year ago.
U.S. tire shipments are projected to eclipse 312 million units in 2015, with medium and heavy truck tires leading the way for both the original equipment and replacement tire markets.
President Barack Obama has signed the highway bill Congress approved Dec. 3, ushering in a regulation that independent tire dealers and distributors register tires at the point-of-sale.
Congress may pass its first long term highway bill in a decade, and the latest House-Senate conference report includes provisions to make tire registration mandatory once again.
Would it be sensationalistic to say all tires in use in the United States are defective? Believe it or not, it happened back in 1976.
In the November 1976 issue of Trial magazine, two attorneys charged that all passenger tires in use in the United States were defective.
Gary Garfield, CEO and president of Bridgestone Americas Inc. (BSAM), will serve as chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) board of directors.
Anne Forristall Luke will be the Rubber Manufacturers Association's next CEO and president. She will officially begin Jan. 1, 2016.
The return of mandatory tire registration cleared one big hurdle Nov. 5: passage by the U.S. House of Representatives.