Joy Kopcha

Managing Editor
Phone: (330) 598 - 0338

After more than a dozen years working as a newspaper reporter in Kansas, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, Joy Kopcha joined Modern Tire Dealer as senior editor in 2014. She has covered murder trials, a prison riot and more city council, county commission, and school board meetings than she cares to remember.

Suppliers

SRI Scores Triple-Digit Profit Gains in 2023

Feb. 15, 2024
Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.’s profit on its global tire business increased 416% in 2023. The company says profits for the year surpassed its own forecasts, thanks to three...
Stellantis
Suppliers

New Goodyear CEO: ‘Streamlining the Portfolio’ Is One Focus

Feb. 13, 2024
Two weeks into his new job as the leader of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., President and CEO Mark Stewart said he’s working diligently to deepen his understanding of the tiremaker...
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Commercial Business

An Early Look at Tariff Rates on Chinese TBR Tires

Feb. 12, 2024
The U.S. Department of Commerce is reviewing the subsidies truck and bus tiremakers in China received in 2022, and so far the early review shows the tariff rate for one company...
Commercial Business

Longer Wait Ahead on Thailand TBR Tariff Decision

Feb. 8, 2024
The preliminary phase of the investigation by the U.S. Department of Commerce to determine whether tariffs should be levied against truck and bus tires from Thailand has been ...
South Carolina Ports Authority
Suppliers

PLT Tires From Korea Will Face Lower Tariffs

Feb. 2, 2024
Following a standard review cycle, the U.S. Department of Commerce intends to lower the tariffs imposed on passenger and light truck tires imported into the U.S. from South Korea...
South Carolina Ports Authority
Suppliers

Tariff Rates on PLT Tires From Thailand Drop

Jan. 27, 2024
The U.S. Department of Commerce has lowered the tariffs due on passenger and light truck tires imported into the U.S. from Thailand.