Nokian Tyres plc has joined the The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association as the organization’s 13th member.
A new California law prohibits the installation of unsafe used tires in that state.
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.
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.
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.
When National Tire Safety Week returns May 20-27, consumers will be prompted to "know your roll" and perform basic tire maintenance.
Seven tire manufacturers with U.S. production facilities were recognized by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) for their safety records and improvements.
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.
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.
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.
The most popular original equipment passenger tire sizes in the U.S. in 2018 were not the same sizes as in 2017.
Guess what the most popular original equipment and replacement truck tire sizes in the U.S. were in 2018? Here's a hint: The were the same as in 2017. And 2016. And 2015.
Replacement passenger tire shipments in the U.S. reached a record 216.7 million units in 2018, according to the preliminary edition of the latest U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) Factbook.
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