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MTD Facts Issue: Truck Tire Shipments Stayed Strong

Given all that happened during 2020, it’s no surprise that U.S. replacement passenger tire shipments were down for the year, dropping by around 9%. However, replacement medium/heavy truck tire shipment declines were not nearly as pronounced. Here's a detailed look at truck tire shipments, courtesy of MTD's 2021 Facts Issue.


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Full-Year U.S. Shipments to Total 298.3 Million, Says USTMA

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) projects U.S. tire shipments will total 298.3 million units by the end of 2020, compared to 332.7 million units in 2019. This forecast represents a significant improvement of nearly 19 million units from the 2020 volume that the USTMA forecasted in July.


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Truck Tire Market: Mid-Year Report -- Tiremakers Discuss Impact of COVID-19, When Recovery Will Begin

Truck Tire Market: Mid-Year Report -- Tiremakers Discuss Impact of COVID-19, When Recovery Will Begin

The U.S. truck tire market looked much different at the end of last year than it does now. Through the end of 2019, 18.7 million medium truck tires had been shipped through the replacement downward trajectory, but numbers were still at respectable levels. And tonnage was increasing, albeit slightly. Then, not too long later, COVID-19 hit. And to say that things have not been the same since is an understatement.
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