There's a better way to cut fuel use

June 2003
Tire Business;6/9/2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a bill proposed by legislators in California to reduce fuel consumption and lower the nation's dependence on oil. The bill would direct the state to develop a program requiring replacement passenger and light truck tires to be as energy efficient as original equipment tires. But it is viewed that supply of only energy-efficient replacement tires would have a number of negative effects on the tire industry. This would put California tire dealers at a disadvantage with out-of-state competitors by limiting the range of tires they could sell.


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