DEARBORN, Mich. (July 25, 2014) — Keith Crain, chairman of Crain Communications Inc. — parent of Tire Business — was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame July 24 along with three other automotive luminaries.
Mr. Crain and Volkswagen Group supervisory board chairman Dr. Ferdinand K. Piëch, customer satisfaction pioneer J.D. “Dave” Power III, and the late designer and visionary Alex Tremulis were chosen, according to Automotive Hall of Fame officials, because they “have significantly impacted the development of the automobile and the motor vehicle industry. Inductees are recognized for their individual achievements, innovations, and historic contributions.”
The ceremony was held at the College for Creative Studies' A. Alfred Taubman Center, formerly General Motors Corp.'s design studios under noted designe Harley Earl.
The ceremony coincided with the 75th anniversary of the Automotive Hall of Fame, which was established in 1939.
The Automotive Hall of Fame's mission is to preserve and celebrate outstanding automotive achievement. Since its founding in 1939, the Hall has honored nearly 800 men and women from around the world.
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.||
|I think it’s a bad idea that could inevitably tie the hands of domestic tire makers.||
|I oppose any duties against tire importers—they only raise costs for distributors and make it harder to obtain inventory.||
|I’m kind of on the fence and not sure what’s right, but need more information before deciding.||
|I don’t really care whether or not relief is granted.||
|Total votes: 78|