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November 4 2013 - Products

Cheater Wrench Makes Easy Work of Tightly Torqued Wheel Nuts

DT Industries

The Cheater Wrench from DT Industries allows anyone driving a truck or other heavy-duty vehicle to remove their lug nuts and change their own tires. The Cheater Wrench is a torque-multiplying tool with a 78:1 turn ratio, making it easy to overcome the recommended 500 or so foot-pounds to which wheel lug nuts are supposed to be tightened.

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October 24 2013 - Products

Goodyear Launches Smart Fleet Program For Owner-Operators Through Mid-Size Fleets

Goodyear

Owner-operators through mid-size fleets now have full access to the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s new Smart Fleet program.

Tags: Goodyear, Tires

October 20 2013 - Products

Michelin Launching OnCall 2.0, Offering More Than Emergency Tire Service

Michelin Truck Tires

Michelin Truck Tires announced on Sunday at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., the launch of OnCall 2.0, an expansion of its OnCall emergency road service.

Tags: Michelin, Breakdowns, ATA2013, Tires

August 22 2013 - Products

Goodyear Launches Emergency RoadService App

Goodyear

The new The Goodyear RoadService App expedites the emergency road service call process in order to help get trucks up and running again quickly. With a touch of the screen, a driver will be placed in contact with the 24/7 Goodyear-FleetHQ Solution Center, where trained tire professionals will collect vital information, including the location of the driver’s immobilized truck.

Tags: Goodyear, Information Technology, roadside assistance, Tires

July 18 2013 - Products

GT Radial GSL213FS Steer Tire Now Available in 16 Ply Rating

Giti Tire USA

A new 16 ply rating version of the SmartWay-verified GT Radial GSL213FS (low profile size 295/75R22.5) long haul steer tire is being introduced in North America for the increasing number of tractors with higher front end axles and GVW (gross vehicle weight).

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G572A LHD Fuel Max

April 23 2013 - Products

Goodyear Enhances Three Tire Lines

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Goodyear's G399A LHS Fuel Max, the G572A LHD Fuel Max, and the G392A SSD with DuraSeal + Fuel Max wide-base tire have been improved to help deliver reduced rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency, as well as long miles to removal.

Tags: Tires, MPG, Goodyear

March 24 2013 - Products

Bridgestone Reignites Firestone Brand with New Tire Lineup

Firestone

Firestone has launched a line of SmartWay certified steer, drive and trailer tires aimed at fleets of all sizes, with a renewed focus on small business operators.

Tags: Firestone, Bridgestone, Tires

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