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  • Auto safety crusader dies

    WASHINGTON—Clarence Ditlow, the auto safety crusader who fought to expose dangerous defects and put pressure on both the auto industry and regulators to make vehicles safer over the course of a decades-long career, died Nov. 10 at age 72....

  • Gov. Haley in line to become U.S. Ambassador

    NEW YORK—South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who has worked to bring tire industry investment and jobs to her state, has been nominated to become the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

  • N.J. Assembly passes used tire bill

    TRENTON, N.J.—The New Jersey Assembly has passed legislation to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that the Rubber Manufacturers Association said pose a risk to New Jersey motorists and the public.