Senior Washington Reporter
Miles has been a Tire Business staff member since its founding in 1983. He covers tire industry news from Washington, D.C., reporting on federal regulatory affairs, congressional action, the White House and Supreme Court activities as well as recycling and many other subjects. In 2003 he was promoted to senior Washington reporter. Miles first joined Rubber & Plastics News in 1977 after graduating from Ohio University with a bachelor's degree in journalism. Contact Miles at [email protected]
WASHINGTON — Scrap tire recycling continues to be one of the most important issues facing the industry, as signified by the recent call to action by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) to all affected parties to intensify the development of new sustainable, circular end-use markets for scrap tires.
WASHINGTON — Tariffs and trade were the big government-related news out of Washington in 2019, a year in which partisan gridlock combined with the pending impeachment trial of President Donald Trump to prevent much legislation from passing Congress.
SEOUL, South Korea — Hankook Tire & Technology Co. Ltd. has developed a Virtual Compound Design system, designed to help predict the characteristics of a tire compound through artificial intelligence analysis, eliminating the need for actual testing.
OXFORD, N.C. — As an automotive engineer, Brian Rigney, president of Oxford-based Dill Air Controls Products L.L.C., said he believes he brings a somewhat different perspective than usual to his new role as president of the Tire Industry Association (TIA).