CMA counsel: DOC misunderstands evidence

October 15, 2014

CMA plans to fight OTR antidumping decision

Double Coin Holdings LLC and its American subsidiary, China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA), plan to fight the U.S. Department of Commerce’s preliminary decision to impose a duty of 105% on CMA’s imports of off-the-road (OTR) tires.

Michelin adds Multi Energy T to X One line

Michelin North America Inc. has launched a wide-base single trailer tire for regional operations with a new casing design to reduce irregular wear. The new Michelin X One Multi Energy T is SmartWay-verified.

Goodyear unveils Fuel Max drive tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has introduced the Fuel Max LHD G505D, a SmartWay-verified long haul drive tire that is available now.

New Farm Dawg tire is made in the U.S.

East Bay Tire Co. (EBT) has introduced a U.S. made-Farm Dawg tractor tire, the Farm Dawg R-1.

TBC enhances Sumitomo truck tire warranty

TBC Brands, the exclusive marketer of Sumitomo tires in North America, has enhanced its Sumitomo medium radial truck tire warranty. The enhancements cover all Sumitomo brand medium radial truck tires, including the SE series of fuel efficient tires.

Trelleborg releases app to measure tire efficiency

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has released an app which measures the benefits provided by a set of Trelleborg tires for one axle in terms of cost savings and reduced working time. The new Tire Efficiency app is available for use on iOS and Android tablets.

Alliance Tire Americas has new president

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has named James (Jim) Clark president of Alliance Tire Americas Inc.

Cooper’s partner wants to buy Chinese plant

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. confirms its Chinese partner plans to exercise its option to acquire the Findlay, Ohio-based company’s 65% ownership stake in Cooper Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Co. Ltd.

New name for new tire and retread show

The World Tire & Retread Expo has a new name. Show organizer Latin Expo Group LLC has renamed the show North American Tire & Retread Expo.

Lori’s Listening

Kenda says ‘No’ to status quo

To Jimmy Yang, vice-chairman of Kenda Rubber Ind. Co. Ltd., status quo is unacceptable. The 52-year-old company was already one of the largest producers of specialty tires in the world when it began manufacturing passenger tires in 2001.

A conversation with Gustavo Lima

MTD had the opportunity to ask a number of wide-ranging questions of Gustavo Lima. Lima has 38 years of international tire industry experience. He is currently the CEO of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo, the Latin Auto Parts Expo and the newly announced North American Tire & Retread Expo that will be held in New Orleans next April. He’s also the CEO of Oriente Triangle Tire Latin America, a distributor of tires for Latin America based in Miami, Fla.

The basics of workplace safety

There are many good reasons to cultivate a culture of safety in a tire dealership. It will help keep employees injury-free and able to perform their duties. It will help keep the shop in compliance with the United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. It is also important for liability and insurance purposes.