Quick Facts and Figures, Domestic Truck Tire Market


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The domestic truck tire market remains strong in 2012 for both the replacement and original equipment levels, according to Modern Tire Dealer magazine (MTD).

In its 2012 outlook, released in March, the Rubber Manufacturers Association predicted replacement truck tire shipments will be up 2 percent this year compared to last year, or 400,000 units. It also predicted original equipment shipments to be up close to 12 percent this year.



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