New consumer warning regulations from California that will go into effect Aug. 30, 2018, will have no effect on tire manufacturers and tire retailers.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) projects 2018 U.S. tire shipments will increase to 319.8 million units compared to 316.7 million units in 2017.
"We have the right strategic plan in place," says Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. CEO and President Brad Hughes following Cooper's second-quarter 2018 results.
In 1990, there were close to 1 billion scrap tires stockpiled in the U.S. That total is down 94%, to 60 million, according the 2017 U.S. Scrap Tire Management Summary.
Chief executives of tire manufacturing associations in Europe, Canada, Japan, Korea and the U.S. met in Washington, D.C. to discuss key issues facing the industry.
On Thursday, the Trump Administration imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) wasted no time responding.
Kimberly Kleine has joined the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) as vice president of public affairs. She will be in charge of developing and overseeing all of USTMA’s public affairs strategies and programs.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. released its first-quarter 2018 financial results on April 25. Sales were up compared to the same period in 2016. Net income was down, as was unit volume. Operating income was down as well.
Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. is the 12th and newest member of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is projecting a slight increase in U.S. tire shipments in 2018, with improvements in both original equipment and replacement tires. Replacement passenger tire shipments are expected to increase by nearly 1 million units.
Six tire makers with U.S. operations were honored by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) for their efforts to advance worker health and safety in 2017.
Leaders of 10 tire makers with production facilities in the U.S. have sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to rethink the 25% tariff on imported steel, saying the measure would have a significant and negative impact on their business.
The Indiana House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved legislation that bans the installation of unsafe, used tires on vehicles.
An Indiana lawmaker has introduced a bill to ban the installation of unsafe, used tires on vehicles.