CIMS Inc. has partnered with Plaza Tire Service Inc. to electronically register every tire sold by the Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based dealership’s 62 retail outlets.
Auto Data Inc., a provider of auto care software, has partnered with CIMS Inc. to enable Auto Data tire dealers to electronically comply with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) tire registration rules.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is advocating an electronic identification system to improve the efficiency of future tire recalls, saying it would be the "most significant factor" in updating the current system.
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.
The votes by both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate are still to come, but the Tire Industry Association (TIA) says the highway bill will pass both chambers.
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.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill that extends authorization for federal highway and transit programs through Dec. 4, 2015, meaning two more weeks of uncertainty for tire dealers on a possible return to mandatory tire registration.
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.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is encouraging members to sign an online petition asking Congress to reject a mandatory tire registration provision in the transportation bills recently passed by the House and Senate.
The return of mandatory tire registration cleared one big hurdle Nov. 5: passage by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc., sees room for improving the nation’s tire industry, in everything from tire registration to rolling resistance standards.
With the debate over mandatory versus voluntary tire registration looming, tire dealers can catch a glimpse of a new tool at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show to make the process easier.