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 — Pending multi-billion-dollar acquisitions of delivery vehicles by the U.S. Postal Service, with changes in vehicle design motivated by e-commerce and other considerations, could mean big changes in the postal service's light truck tire purchases.
WASHINGTON — Four members of the U.S. House of Representatives are criticizing Goodyear for its refusal to allow them to tour its Mexican tire plant during a recent fact-finding trip on labor conditions in Mexico.
WASHINGTON — Did subsidized steel trailer wheel exports from China, sold in the U.S. at less than fair value, cause material injury to U.S. manufacturers of those wheels? Or did Chinese wheel suppliers simply outdo domestic wheel makers in quality, supply and on-time delivery?
WASHINGTON — This year's Tire Manufacturing Ambassadors' program, which was held in Washington June 24-25, featured the most diverse group of participants in the event's history, according to U.S. Tire Manufacturing Association (USTMA) President and CEO Anne Forristall Luke.