MTD - Hot Wire Thursday Edition
March 16, 2017
News & Articles
Supply and Demand: Why There Are No Tariffs on Truck Tires From China

It all comes down to supply and demand. Well, at least those are a couple factors the International Trade Commission considered when it decided not to impose tariffs on truck and bus tires imported from China.

Kyle Busch vs. Goodyear: the Pros and the Cons

Are you for or against NASCAR driver Kyle Busch? There really is no in-between.

Rick Phillips Leaves Yokohama for Triangle Tire USA

Rick Phillips is leaving Yokohama Tire Corp. after 18 years to join Triangle Tire USA as vice president of sales.

Tariff Investigation Shows ‘Pervasive Underselling at High Margins’

The International Trade Commission (ITC) says there’s evidence of “significant” underselling of Chinese truck and bus tires from 2013 to 2015, and that the underselling margins generally increased over that time frame.

It's Your Turn: Join the TIA Board of Directors

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is accepting nominations to serve on the 2017-2018 TIA Board of Directors. The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, May 8, 2017.

Look for Falken WildPeak on 2 More Jeeps

The WildPeak H/T01A2 from Falken Tire Corp. will come as original equipment on two 2017 Jeep models from FCA U.S. LLC — the Compass and the Compass Trailhawk.

SMP Will Award $10,000 in Blue Streak Automotive Scholarships

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) will award two students $5,000 each as part of its new Standard Blue Streak “Stronger Than Ever” automotive scholarship contest.

3 Cooper Workers Are a STEP Ahead

Three Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. employees have earned Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards from the Manufacturing Institute.

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