All Truck Tire Shipments Will Be Way Up -- USTMA

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).


High and Ultra-High Performance Tire Market Share for 2015

Tracking high and ultra-high performance shipments is not as easy as it once was. Fifteen years ago, the definitions were clear: High performance referred to H-rated tires 70-series and under. UHP tires were anything V- and Z-rated. And UHP tires were a niche market, a sub-segment of the high performance category.


Passenger Tire Shipments Are Up, and Down

There's good news and bad news when it comes to the latest 2015 tire shipment projections from the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA.) Here's some good news: Replacement passenger tire shipments are expected to exceed what the RMA predicted a year ago.

The RMA is delivering good news to commercial tire dealers, as it expects replacement truck tire shipments for 2015 to be 3% higher than 2014.

RMA: 2015 Truck Tire Shipments Are Tops

U.S. tire shipments are projected to eclipse 312 million units in 2015, with medium and heavy truck tires leading the way for both the original equipment and replacement tire markets.


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.


RMA says tire shipments will rise 2% in '14

Tire shipments are expected to increase more than 4% in 2013 to 297 million units, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA). This represents an increase of 12 million units compared with 2012.


RMA projects drop in replacement tire shipments

Growth in replacement tire shipments is expected to drop by approximately 2%, or nearly 4 million units, to 236 million total units in 2012, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).

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