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These New Chinese Truck Tire Tariffs Are Effective Immediately

It didn't take long for the truck tire tariffs to be implemented. On Jan. 30, 2019, the International Trade Commission reversed an earlier decision and ruled the U.S. tire market was being harmed by the importing of truck and bus tires from China.

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Yokohama's 2018 Earnings Fall on Slightly Higher Sales

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. posted net income of 35.6 billion yen on net sales of 650.2 billion yen for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. That compares to income of 40.0 billion yen on sales of 646.3 billion yen in fiscal 2017.

The Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional features an R-3 block tread pattern with variable-depth sipes that provide extra biting surfaces as well as directional channels to clear snow and slush from the tread surface.
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Alliance Has New Snow Tire for MFWA Tractors

Alliance Tire Group Inc. (ATG) has released the Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional, a steel-belted radial designed for modified front-wheel drive assist (MFWA) tractors operating in snow and ice.

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Goodyear's Earnings Double in 2018

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. doubled its earnings in 2018, despite year-over-year declines in sales and volumes of 5% and 3%, respectively, in the fourth quarter.

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USTMA Releases First-Ever Sustainability Report

For the first time, the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is presenting its membership's collective progress and shared vision for a sustainable U.S. tire manufacturing industry in a sustainability report.

Goodyear Chairman, CEO and President Rich Kramer said inflection points are affecting multiple aspects of the tire industry-- and are harbingers of massive changes that are coming soon. (Photo courtesy of Goodyear)
 
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Goodyear's Rich Kramer Warns of Changing Attitudes

Goodyear CEO and Chairman Rich Kramer had a blunt warning for attendees of the company’s North American Customer Conference in Grapevine, Texas. What he called “inflection points” will massively disrupt Goodyear and the tire industry at large, including the customers, markets, and industries they serve, and they are already disrupting the status quo.

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