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Texas To Form Connected And Automated Vehicle Task Force

The Texas Department of Transportation is creating a Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) Task Force to become a central point for CAV advancement in the state.

Big O Tires Franchisee Opens First Stores for the Brand in Texas

Big O Tires has expanded its brand into the state of Texas through its franchisee, Chris Monteverde.

Michelin Must Face Lawsuit on Fatal Crash Involving Used Tire, Texas Court Rules

A Texas appellate court rejected Michelin North America Inc.’s bid to escape a lawsuit involving a 2015 fatal accident allegedly caused by a defect in one of its tires.

IHS Markit
 Reports Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Auto Industry

IHS Markit’s automotive analysts have developed an overview of what Hurricane Harvey can mean to the automotive industry in Texas. The report said mainly the Houston, Texas, area and the sales in that region would be affected.

Texas Governor Vetoes Used Tire Bill

Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently vetoed HB 2774, a bill to prohibit the installation of unsafe used tires.

MAS Industries Announces Expansion in Texas

MAS Industries, a manufacturer of chassis parts and control arms, announced that it would be expanding in the U.S., opening a new warehouse in Dallas, Texas.

Bill Eliminating Vehicle Safety Inspections Defeated

A Texas bill, SB 1588, eliminating mandatory vehicle safety inspections was defeated. If the bill had past, million of Texans would have been at risk due to unsafe passenger vehicles, a coalition opposed to the bill argued. Both the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Service Association opposed the bill.

Texas Legislation on Unsafe Tires Reaches Governor

Texas legislation to prohibit the installation of unsafe used tires is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott for his signature.

Three States Target Used Tires in Legislation

New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas have proposed legislation that would protect consumers from unsafe used tires. The Rubber Manufacturers Association supports these efforts.

Two Bills Aim to End Texas’ Vehicle Safety Inspection Program

Legislation has been introduced in Texas that would dismantle the state’s safety inspection program and replace it with an “inspection program replacement fee.”

YANG Hosting Second Annual Leadership Conference in May

The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) of the Auto Care Association is hosting the 2017 YANG Leadership Conference May 5-6, in San Antonio, Texas.

Texas Dealer Joins Michelin Commercial Service Network

Youngblood Automotive & Tire, in central Texas, has joined the Michelin Commercial Service Network.