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USTMA Improves Its Outlook for 2019

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has made big revisions to its outlook on tire shipments for 2019. Most notable is a projection that replacement passenger tire shipments will increase by 5.8 million units for the year.

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Now on the Hill: a Congressional Tire Caucus

Congressmen from South Carolina and Tennessee have formed the bipartisan Congressional Tire Caucus which, among other things, will highlight the tire industry's economic impact on the country.

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TBC Promotes National Tire Safety Week

TBC Corp. is offering free tire inspections at its more than 720 Tire Kingdom Service Centers and NTB Tire & Service Centers during National Tire Safety Week.

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Tire Safety: Know Your Roll

When National Tire Safety Week returns May 20-27, consumers will be prompted to "know your roll" and perform basic tire maintenance.

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7 Tire Makers Earn Safety Awards

Seven tire manufacturers with U.S. production facilities were recognized by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) for their safety records and improvements.

Marco Crola is chairman and CEO of Pirelli Tire North America.
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4 Tire Execs Join the USTMA Board

Four new tire executives were elected to the board of directors of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association. They represent Kumho Tires USA, Pirelli Tire North America, Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. and Bridgestone Americas Inc.

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Scrap Tire Conference Heads to South Carolina in 2019

The Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation (STREF) will host its eighth Scrap Tire Conference in the nation's largest tire production state. Greenville, S.C., will be the meeting spot on Dec. 4-5, 2019.  

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LT275/65R18 Cracks the Top 10 OE Sizes List

Size LT275/65R18 finally made it into the Top 10 list of most popular replacement light truck tire sizes. It replaced LT285/75R16 as the 10th most popular replacement LT size.

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