Breadcrumb Home Online Exclusive Online Exclusive Online Exclusive: Vehicle sales remain strong as inventories dwindle Toyota had enough inventory to outsell GM by a little more than 5,000 vehicles in the second quarter, the first time it has ever been the top-selling automaker in the U.S. for a quarter. Online Exclusive Latest microchip numbers: Hard week for Europe, Asia Auto plants in Europe and Asia Pacific recently were hardest hit by the microchip shortage. Online Exclusive Mid-year Report: New Triangle CEO says OTR, TBR demand high CEO Campbell Metcalfe said Triangle Tire is focusing heavily on servicing the needs of the OTR and TBR markets, which continue to grow. Online Exclusive Mid-Year Report: Plant expansion to boost SRNA growth The recently announced expansion at Sumitomo's plant in Tonawanda, N.Y., couldn't come at a better time. Online Exclusive Economist: Don't sound the alarm on inflation yet, but be wary The current spate of higher-than-expected readings in the inflation data may ultimately prove to be merely transitory. I prefer to stay wary. Online Exclusive Lordstown Motors in a fight for survival The startup's prospects of launching an electric work truck suffered several setbacks in a turbulent week. Online Exclusive Mid-Year Report: CMA/Double Coin eyes growth despite freight issues While most tire distributors have been struggling with shortages, CMA has kept pace with demand. Online Exclusive Mid-Year Report: CEAT nears completion of capacity upgrade CEAT is on track to complete the first phase of capacity expansion of its ag radial plant in Ambernath, India. Online Exclusive Online Exclusive: Entrepreneur wants to bring back U.S. mold making jobs Now that he has hired his first employee, Ken Foster is ready to take on the Chinese and start bringing offshored mold making jobs back to the U.S. Online Exclusive Mid-Year Report: ZC Rubber pauses expansion amid uncertainty The pandemic has put on hold the global expansion plan that tire maker ZC Rubber outlined earlier this year. Load More SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTERS Daily Newsmail Breaking News Rubber in Automotive Silicone News Latex News Most Read Stories Data Store K Show News RN Events RN Webinars and Livestreams EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please verify captcha. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.