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AKRON (March 17, 2014) — 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:

• NTSB chief, frequent critic of auto makers, to step down;

• William Clay Ford Sr., last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, dies at 88;

• Michelin launches 'Truck Care' network;

• Texas files suit vs. tire recycling firm;

• MechanicAdvisor's aim: Be 'Yelp' of automotive sites;

• Tire debuts aplenty at ConExpo;

• TIA blasts OSHA proposal on tracking workplace injuries;

• Pirelli marks OE milestones at Geneva;

• Tire Pros inks sponsorship deals;

• Former General Tire president Neal dies;

• WW II bomber tire surfaces after 74 watery years; and

• <i>OTHER VOICES</i>: Memories of sunken Eagle Tire stay afloat.

Does your dealership, company or auto service shop have an event, some information or a story you’d like to share? Email that information to tirebusiness@crain.com, along with a daytime phone number at which a Tire Business reporter can contact you. You also can comment on stories on our website or send a letter to the editor by emailing us at tirebusiness@crain.com.

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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