Top Retreaders in the U.S.: ‘Tires Have Become a Commodity’
For the first time since Modern Tire Dealer began ranking retreaders in 1988, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is not in the No. 1 spot. The company did not specify the reasons for its lower production totals, but the overall retreading industry has been affected by high volumes of low-cost tires from China.
Some Tariff Rates Go Up, Others Go Down
The latest annual reviews of tariffs on off-the-road tires from China have resulted in changes to how much tire makers and importers will pay on the tires they import into the U.S.
Double Coin Expands Warranty on Radial Truck Tires
Double Coin Holdings Ltd. is extending the warranty on radial truck tires to seven years and three retreads. Walt Weller, vice president of China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) announced the new warranty terms at the North American Tire and Retread Expo.