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Travel on U.S. roads fell by 40% in April amid stay-at-home orders – Reuters

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) – Travel on U.S. roads fell by 39.8% in April as coronavirus stay-at-home orders prompted tens of millions of Americans to work from home and others to avoid travel as destinations temporarily closed. The U.S. Transportation Department said U.S. motorists drove 112 billion fewer miles compared […]

June 11, 2020 ×

Automotive, News

COVID-19 restrictions delay studded tire removal deadlines

COVID-19 restrictions delay studded tire removal deadlines

AKRON—Officials in Alaska, Oregon, Quebec and Washington state have extended their respective deadlines for removing studded tires because of COVID-19 pandemic-related business hour limitations. The extensions for getting studded tires removed are: • In Alaska, May 11 instead of April 1 or May 1, depending on latitude; • In Oregon, […]

April 23, 2020 ×

Automotive, News

TIA Promotes Tire Safety During National Car Care Month

TIA Promotes Tire Safety During National Car Care Month

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will spread tire safety tips to take part in April’s National Car Care Month. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, nearly 11,000 tire-related car crashes occur in the United States. Throughout the month of April, the Tire Industry Association will focus on educating drivers […]

April 2, 2018 ×

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J.D. Power’s 2016 sale to Chinese firm shrouded in mystery, report says

J.D. Power’s 2016 sale to Chinese firm shrouded in mystery, report says

The 2016 deal for J.D. Power left a U.S. company famed for enhancing transparency — shining a light on quality and customer satisfaction in the automotive and other industries — owned by a private Hong Kong company that was soon embroiled in a largely hidden dispute in China over the […]

February 1, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

New Vehicle Sales: Better Than Expected

New Vehicle Sales: Better Than Expected

Both in Canada, and abroad, new vehicle sales are on target for yet another record year. It’s good news again, this time with global auto sales on target to set an eighth consecutive annual record. Not only that, but we’re also seeing that sales have actually started to accelerate as […]

October 18, 2017 ×

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Nokian Tyres Breaks Ground on New Tennessee Plant

Nokian Tyres Breaks Ground on New Tennessee Plant

Patti Renner returns to Babcox Media as editor of Tire Review. Since leaving Babcox in 1997 (former editor of Underhood Service), she owned and operated a chain of specialty retail shops, worked with small businesses on their online marketing approach, and served as VP Marketing North America for a global […]

September 21, 2017 ×

News, Product News

Pirelli Partners With Fisker On New ‘EMotion’ Vehicle Launch

Pirelli Partners With Fisker On New ‘EMotion’ Vehicle Launch

Pirelli announced that it is working with Fisker Inc. to create advanced low rolling resistance tires for the new Fisker EMotion luxury electric vehicle, set to launch in late 2019. Pirelli will develop summer P Zero tires in the following sizes for the Fisker EMotion: 285/35R24 (F) and 305/35R24 (R). […]

August 31, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

Cooper Tire offers Tire Safety Tips for Young Drivers

Cooper Tire offers Tire Safety Tips for Young Drivers

As students make their way back to high school and college campuses across the country, it’s important to ensure young drivers are safe on the road. While often overlooked, tires are the only thing connecting a car to the road and are extremely important to road safety. Cooper Tire’s Tread […]

August 30, 2017 ×

Executive News, Industry Statistics, News, Tire Stewardship

Pyrolyx commences construction of new recovered CB plant

Pyrolyx commences construction of new recovered CB plant

Construction is now underway for Pyrolyx’s new recovered carbon black plant in Terre Haute in Indiana, USA, which will reportedly be the most advanced of its kind. German supplier, Zeppelin Group, will be responsible for the design, development and overall management of the entire project. Each year the plant will […]

August 30, 2017 ×

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TIA announces Board of Directors election deadline

TIA announces Board of Directors election deadline

The Tire Industry Association 2017 Board of Directors election deadline is Friday, September 1st. All TIA members that are in good standing and with voting rights are encouraged to vote. Vote online here. Four individuals will be elected to serve on the TIA Board for a three-year term. The following […]

August 29, 2017 ×