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  • RMA: TIN costs will be high for tire makers

    Sep 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON—The proposed rule to change federally mandated tire identification numbers would cost tire manufacturers nearly $350 million and prove unnecessarily burdensome, the Rubber Manufacturers Association told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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  • Yanchang Rubber opens tire plant

    Sep 16, 2014

    SHAANXI, China—Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Northwest Rubber L.L.C. has finished construction of a tire plant in Xianyang, Shaanxi Province, that is rated at 8 million units a year of radial car tires in the first phase.

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  • Toyo melds fashion, tread designs

    Sep 16, 2014

    OSAKA, Japan—At first glance, tire treads and high fashion would appear to be completely incongruous, but Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. likes to think otherwise. The tire maker has incorporated some of the firm's more distinctive tread patterns into “yukata,” traditional kimono-...

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  • CMA asks NHTSA for finding of inconsequential noncompliance

    Sep 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON—China Manufacturers Alliance L.L.C. has petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for a finding of inconsequential noncompliance involving 1.75 million Double Coin and Dynatrac truck and bus radial replacement tires.

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