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Implement Tires Take on Tougher Stubble, Bigger Equipment and Heavier Loads –

Crop genetics improve farmers’ yields, but stronger plant stalks take a destructive toll on implement tires. Bigger implements boost agricultural output, but the extra weight increases the risk of soil compaction. Growers are asking tire dealers for solutions, especially to combat stubble damage.
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Michelin slams ‘unacceptable’ lobbying for tougher tread-depth rules –

PARIS — Group Michelin has expressed strong opposition to what it calls lobbying for tires to be replaced as soon as the tread depth reaches 3 to 4 millimeters, arguing that to do so would impact consumers negatively
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Tougher truck MPG standards proposed –

WASHINGTON — The U.S. EPA and NHTSA have joined forces to propose higher fuel economy…
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Car makers crossing over to tougher tires –

BRUSSELS—The tire industry is set to benefit from consumer trends in the automotive market towards the purchase of robust lifestyle vehicles, according to Tom De Vleesschauwer, director automotive long-term planning & sustainability at IHS…
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House bill proposes tougher auto safety rules –

WASHINGTON — House Democrats have introduced another bill to toughen federal auto safety laws after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration came under more criticism by U.S.
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