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AKRON (Jan. 20, 2013) — Each week <i>Tire Business</i> tracks the top stories — a virtual “Digital Dozen” — on our website, based on readership data.

Of all the stories posted online last week at tirebusiness.com, here are the ones that drew the most interest:

• Obama calls for N.C. mfg. innovation institute;

• Michelin debuts tire with evolving grip technology;

• Enrollment up sharply in public health exchanges: HHS;

• Mining woes may force Cat to change strategy;

• ‘Digital first’ is auto maker marketing execs’ mantra;

• Bridgestone plant earns zero waste designation;

• Think last year was frustrating?... ;

• OTHER VOICES: Damage control time for Cooper, Apollo;

• Judge dismisses Amiens union suit against Goodyear;

• Mexico tire market value increasing;

• Growth expected in plug-in electric vehicles;

• Bridgestone OE partner for BMW i3.

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TB Reader Poll

Previous | Published January 28, 2016

Titan International and the United Steelworkers union have petitioned the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce seeking relief from OTR tire imports from China, India and Sri Lanka. What’s your opinion?

I wholeheartedly support their action – something needs to be done.
46%
(36 votes)
I think it’s a bad idea that could inevitably tie the hands of domestic tire makers.
13%
(10 votes)
I oppose any duties against tire importers—they only raise costs for distributors and make it harder to obtain inventory.
24%
(19 votes)
I’m kind of on the fence and not sure what’s right, but need more information before deciding.
14%
(11 votes)
I don’t really care whether or not relief is granted.
3%
(2 votes)
Total votes: 78