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 — The U.S. is prepared to go ahead with plans to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods from China — including tires and other automotive components — to 25%, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.