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October 28 2015 - Products

Regional Tire Designed for Fuel Economy

Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Goodyear Tire & Rubber’s Fuel Max RSA tire is designed for better fuel economy in regional driving with better durability and traction for urban environments.

Tags: Tires, Regional, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Vocational Trucks

October 13 2015 - Equipment

Yokohama Offers Drive Tire in Several Sizes


Yokohama’s TY527 drive tire is designed for regional, high-scrub and long-haul applications with 2- and 3- axle configurations.

Tags: Yokohama, Tires, Regional, Drive Tires

September 1 2015 - Products

Waste-Haul Tire Designed for Retreadability

Cooper Tire & Rubber

Cooper Tire & Rubber’s Roadmaster RM230 is an all-position waste-haul tire designed for longer life expectancy and retreadability.

Tags: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Waste Fleet, Tires, Retread

July 31 2015 - Products

UniCircle Tread Offered for Mixed-Service Applications

Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Goodyear Tire & Rubber’s G186 MSA UniCircle is an all-position retread designed for mixed-service applications.

Tags: Tires, Retreads, Goodyear Tire & Rubber

July 14 2015 - Equipment

Michelin Expands X One Tire and Retread Offering


Michelin has expanded its X One Multi Energy offering by adding in new sizes to the wide-base single trailer tire and retread lines.

Tags: Michelin, Tires, Retreads, Regional Operations

July 10 2015 - Equipment

Bridgestone Retread Designed for Tandem Axle Tractors

Bridgestone Commercial

Bridgestone Commercial introduced the Bandag B760 FuelTech drive tire retread, designed for tandem-axle tractors in truckload and less-than-truckload applications.

Tags: SmartWay, Bridgestone, Tires, Retreads

June 10 2015 - Products

Roadmaster RM230 HH Designed for Severe Duty

Cooper Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber added a new size — 275/70R22.5 — to its Roadmaster RM230 HH tire line to meet the demands of severe-duty applications, such as logging and mining.

Tags: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Severe Duty, Tires

June 8 2015 - Equipment

GT Radial Drive Tire Designed for Long Haul Use

GT Radial

The GT Radial GDL617FS is a drive tire designed to provide improved traction, irregular wear resistance and fuel efficiency for long-haul applications.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Tires, Giti TIre USA

May 12 2015 - Products

GT Radial Tire Made for High-Mileage, High-Scrub Use

GT Radial

The GT Radial GT639 is a non-directional regional drive tire designed for better traction and mileage performance in regional fleet use.

Tags: Tires, Regional, Tires and Wheels

April 19 2015 - Products

Michelin Shows Uniroyal-Branded Truck Tires in Canada


Michelin is reinvigorating the Uniroyal brand for a line of lower-cost intermediate market truck tires to meet the growing demand for low-cost tires now served by budget-priced imports.

Tags: Michelin, Tires, Uniroyal, Canada

April 8 2015 - Products

GTL922 Tire Designed for Line Haul Trailer Use

Giti Tire

The GT Radial GTL922 is a line haul trailer tire designed for better driving stability and wet grip performance.

Tags: Trailers, Tires, Linehaul Heavy Duty, Giti TIre USA

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March 18 2015 - Products

Goodyear Adds Retread for Fuel Max Long-Haul Tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Goodyear has introduced the precure Fuel Max LHD G505D retread, which is designed to extend the life cycle of the Goodyear Fuel Max LHD G505D long haul tire.

Tags: SmartWay, Tires, Retreads, Goodyear Tire & Rubber

February 17 2015 - Products

Larger, Lighter But Stronger MTec6 Trailer Axle Coming from Meritor


Meritor has developed a larger trailer axle said to be stronger but lighter than its current 5-inch-diameter tube-type product. The MTec6 experiences less bending at the wheel end and better tire wear, and cuts out 40 pounds of material.

Tags: Technology & Maintenance Council, Axles, Meritor, Tires, Lightweighting

February 17 2015 - Products

Roadmaster’s Trailer Tire Designed for Improved Treadwear

Cooper Tire & Rubber

Roadmaster’s RM272 trailer tire is designed to withstand treadwear from use with a drop-deck trailer.

Tags: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Tires, Tires and Wheels, Dropdeck Trailers

February 11 2015 - Products

Toyo Tires M149 Wide-Based Single Designed for Regional Use

Toyo Tires

Toyo Tires' new M149 wide-based single is an all-position tire made for regional to urban use on commercial trucks.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Toyo Tires, Wide-Base Tires, Regional, Tires

August 20 2014 - Products

CMA Launches Duraturn Tire Brand

China Manufacturers Alliance

China Manufacturers Alliance launched the Duraturn tire brand at the International Tire Exhibition and Conference.

Tags: Truck Tires, Tires, China Manufacturers Alliance, CMA

March 26 2014 - Products

Control-Box Feature for Meritor-P.S.I. System Now Optional for All Trailers

Pressure Systems International

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Formerly limited to special fleet purchases, the new pressure-check function eases task of verifying set pressure on trailer's control box.

Tags: Maintenance, Tires, Meritor, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI, tire inflation systems

Toyo M177 steer tire can be used as trailer tire.

March 25 2014 - Products

Toyo Rolls Out Three New Tires at MATS

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.

Toyo Tires is rolling out three new premium tires this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Featuring Toyo Tires’ proprietary e-balance technology, these tires deliver improved tire life, endurance, and retreadability plus reduced rolling resistance and irregular wear, says the company.

Tags: Toyo Tires, Tires, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 5 2014 - Products

New Goodyear Tires Target Mixed-Service Applications

Goodyear Tires

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- The new Goodyear G731 MSA and G751 MSA mixed-service tires will be available this summer. Fleets will be able to buy several sizes of these tires with Goodyear’s exclusive DuraSeal Technology.

Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Tires and Wheels, NTEA, Work Truck Show, Vocational

February 27 2014 - Products

TireStamp Adds Intelligence to TPMS Alerting

TireStamp Inc

TireStamp Inc. has added a higher level of intelligence to each of its TireVigil TPMS products. This new concept, branded as IntellAlerting, provides visibility of tire problems when they are occurring as well as when they are being corrected. It sends tire alerts only to personnel who can actually take action based on a vehicle’s location and operating status.

Tags: TPMS, Tires, Wheels, TireStamp

December 2 2013 - Products

Bridgestone Launches Tire for Auto Haulers

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

Bridgestone's new M749 Drive Radial Tire is the first tire Bridgestone has designed specifically for long- and regional-haul auto-haul transportation vehicles in the U.S. and Canadian market.

Tags: Bridgestone, Tires, Auto Haulers

November 26 2013 - Products

Marangoni Announces Intermodal Product Line


Marangoni Tread North America announced a new addition to its conventional precured line of retreads, aimed at the intermodal market and designed to stand up to ozone and other extreme conditions.

Tags: Tires, Intermodal, Marangoni

September 16 2013 - Products

Michelin Retread Technologies Launches XDS 2 Pre-Mold Retread


Michelin Retread Technologies launched the Michelin XDS 2 Pre-Mold retread designed for year-round drive axle traction, with optimized features for challenging winter conditions. This next generation of exceptional traction comes with a 10% improvement in tread life over the XDS Pre-Mold.

Tags: Michelin, Tires, Retreads

August 21 2013 - Products

Double Coin’s RR680 Tire Receives EPA SmartWay Verification

Double Coin

Double Coin's RR680 tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program.

Tags: Double Coin, Tires

August 7 2013 - Products

Goodyear Unveils UniCircle Retreads For Wide-Base Truck Tires

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Goodyear has rolled out two new retread products that will help fleets extend the service life of Goodyear wide-base tires – and get better fuel economy to boot, according to the company.

Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Wide-Base Tires