Ohio is a step closer to passing a law prohibiting the installation of unsafe used tires after the state Senate passed legislation on Dec. 13, 2017.
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).
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).
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).
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.
An anticipated decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to impose restrictions or tariffs on imported steel could have a "cascading, negative impact" on America's tire industry.
Sell an unsafe used tire, get fined. That's the gist of the bill the New Jersey Legislature sent to Gov. Chris Christie on July 5, 2017.
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.
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.