RMA: Expect more tire shipments in 2015
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) expects total U.S. tire shipments to slightly exceed 311 million units in 2015. The RMA’s latest forecast represents a slight increase over 2014 total shipments.
Passenger, light truck and medium/heavy truck original equipment shipments are expected to increase in 2015. Passenger and light truck replacement tires are projected to slightly decrease while replacement medium/heavy truck tire shipments should increase.
The RMA's shipment totals for 2014 and forecast for 2015 follow. Shipment totals are in millions, and figures are rounded.
|'14-Final||'15-Forecast||% Change||Units (+/-)|
|Original Equipment Tires|