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Mary DellaValle Appointed Editor of Tire Review at Babcox Media

DellaValle’s appointment makes her only the 10th editor of the brand in its 118-year history.

More Vehicles Using Aluminum Suspension Components

From 2012 to 2015, aluminum consumption for new vehicles increased by 28 percent in North America. While a lot of the aluminum has gone into the body recently, aluminum is finding its way into suspension systems too. The reason for this is strictly practical.

Maine Bill Proposes Bi-Annual Safety Inspection Program

House Bill 167 would require state-registered vehicles to undergo a bi-annual safety inspection, rather than Maine’s current annual safety inspection.

Dept. of Labor Overtime Rule on Hold

The Department of Labor’s new overtime ruling set to take effect on Dec. 1st has been halted by a federal judge from Texas.

Pennsylvania Bill Adding Recall Checks into Safety Inspections

House Bill 2297 would require state vehicle safety inspections to include a review of any potential safety recalls using the vehicle’s VIN number.

Tire Review Hires New Editor

Patti Renner will oversee the day-to-day editorial management of the Tire Review brand, including the brand’s print, digital and social media properties.

Tire Review Editor Passes Away

Jim Smith spent more than 30 years working in the tire and automotive industries, with the last 16 years spent at the helm of Tire Review, a sister publication of BodyShop Business.

New Car Sales Hit Record High

Approximately 1,643,289 light vehicles sold in December helps solidify 2015 as the industry’s biggest sales year in history.

NHTSA Launches Campaign to Promote National Teen Driver Safety Week

The campaign was created to help parents talk to their teen drivers about driving safely, with a set of five rules that address the most dangerous, and even deadly, teen driving behaviors.