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How a growing legalized cannabis market affects the tire industry

Since cannabis is a sensitive product, maintaining a consistent and controlled temperature during transportation is crucial.

Michelin prevails in IP lawsuit over Chinese KO2 imitation

A Canadian court awarded damages to Michelin over Wideway’s infringement of BFGoodrich tread IP.

TIA Pens Letter to President Biden on Supply Chain Solutions

In the letter, the Tire Industry Association asked the administration to work with its industries to address supply chain-related issues.

Biden Mandates Vaccines, COVID Testing for Large Companies

The rule will require employers with 100-plus employees to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated. Workers not vaccinated will need to provide a negative test result weekly before coming into work.

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USW Files Antidumping Petition on PLT Tires

The petitions allege dumping margins as high as 195% for Korea, 147% for Taiwan, 217% for Thailand, and 33% for Vietnam.

TIA Requests Govt. Opposition to Cash for Clunkers

TIA urged lawmakers to oppose any new Cash for Clunkers vehicle retirement program in the next COVID-19 stimulus package.

TIA Signs Onto Group Credit Sales Letter to Congress

TIA members request Congress pass a temporary legislative modification to account for the suddenly high volume of customer defaults on credit sales.

Handling the Coronavirus in Your Tire Dealership

The analysis for employee leave can get very tricky. Further, changes in governmental guidance and even in the underlying laws are occurring on almost a daily basis, which will affect the legal analysis of issues related to COVID-19.

Auto Associations, Businesses Request Trump Suspend Tariffs

The letter was signed by 160 businesses and organizations, representing various parts of the U.S. economy.

TIA, Auto Associations Request Relief Due to Coronavirus

The Tire Industry Association as well as other automotive associations have asked Congress and the Trump administration to issue a “disaster” declaration that would allow small businesses to obtain funding directly from federal, state and private relief entities.

Auto Care Association: Auto Repair ‘Essential’ Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

The Auto Care Association and other trade associations representing the transportation industry called on governments to consider the importance of motor vehicle supply and repair facilities in implementing orders to close nonessential businesses as a result of the coronavirus.

MEMA President, CEO Bill Long Comments on H.R. 6074

The bill provides an additional $8.3 billion that will be available to combat the coronavirus. Long said the MEMA staff will work hard to shape implementation of this measure.