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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).

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Hankook Joins Ranks of the USTMA

Tire production has begun at Hankook Tire America Corp.'s first manufacturing site in the U.S., giving the company the green light to join the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).  

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USTMA Urges Trump to Name NHTSA Leader

U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) CEO  and President Anne Forristall Luke wrote to President Donald Trump and asked him to nominate an administrator for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  

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New Jersey Governor Signs Unsafe Used Tire Law

A new law in New Jersey forbids the sale of unsafe used tires. The legislation, signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Aug. 7, 2017, was supported by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), Tire Industry Association and the New Jersey Gas Station-C-Store Automotive Association.  

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Texas Governor Vetoes Used Tire Bill

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vetoed a bill that would prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires. "Texas does not need to impose new criminal penalties on people who put tires on cars.

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Tariffs on Imported Steel Affect the Tire Industry

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is investigating the national security implications of steel imports, and the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has testified consumers, as well as the U.S. military, depend on tires and the availability of certain imported steel is critical.

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