December 5, 2014 - Industry News
The Michelin X Tweel Airless Radial Tire is a non-pneumatic tire for commercial vehicles that connects the tire and wheel with a rigid hub connected to a shear beam made of flexible, deformable polyurethane spokes.
Tags: Michelin, Tires, Skid Steer, Mowers, Loader
November 10, 2014 - Industry News
Goodyear Tire and Rubber added a new Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center in the Greensboro area of North Carolina.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Tires, Service Center, Goodyear Tire & Rubber
October 22, 2014 - Industry News
Cooper Tire and Rubber has completed builds of tires made of natural rubber sourced from the guayule plants.
Tags: Sustainability, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Tires, Rubber, Guayule
Goodyear will test its Air Maintenance Technology for commercial vehicles -- which keeps tires inflated without any external pumps or electronics -- on trucking fleets over the next year and a half.
Tags: Technology, Air Maintenance Technology, Tire Inflation, Tires, Goodyear, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, Inflation
October 14, 2014 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating six complaints it has received alleging steer tire failure involving Michelin’s 2014 XZA 295/60/R22.5 tires used on auto-haulers.
Tags: Michelin, Safety, Truck Tires, Investigation, Tires, NHTSA, Auto Haulers
September 26, 2014 - Industry News
Parmenter, Inc. celebrated 40 years in business recently, announced Marangoni Tread North America who uses Parmenter as a Ringtread dealer.
Tags: Tires, Anniversary, Retreads, Marangoni
September 22, 2014 - Industry News
CMA has notified the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that some 1.75 million Double Coin branded truck radial tires have non-compliant sidewall markings, but it says the non-compliance does not pose any safety or performance issues.
Tags: Recalls, Double Coin, Tires, CMA, NHTSA
September 10, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Truck Tire Care is now available at more than 200 of the company’s travel stops across the U.S.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Maintenance, Truckstops, Tires, Aftermarket
August 20, 2014 - Industry News
McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. purchased Terry-Haggerty Tire Co. from Jim and Tom Terry in a transaction that closed Aug. 11.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, New York, Bandag, Mergers & Acquisitions
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
Daniels Tired Service, a 14-location commercial, consumer and OTR tire dealership is celebrating 75 years as a Goodyear Tire and Rubber customer.
Tags: Goodyear, California, Tires, Company Anniversaries, Dealers
July 25, 2014 - Industry News
Piedmont Truck Tires, a Southern-based commercial tire dealership, has joined the ContiLifeCycle dealer network for retreads.
Tags: Continental Tires, ContiLifeCycle, Retreads, Piedmont Truck Tires, Tires
July 15, 2014 - Industry News
Under the new brand, GCR is standardizing the service experience across all of its U.S. locations, offering the same hours of operation, technicians that are all Tire Industry Association-trained, a nationally connected sales force, and one website for all locations.
Tags: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Tires, Tires and Wheels, Truck Tires
July 8, 2014 - Industry News
If tire costs give you heartburn, you'll need to be in Orlando in September for the ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council fall meeting. It will feature a special session on tire and wheel failure analysis.
Tags: TMC, TMCSuperTech, Tires and Wheels, Tires, Events
June 11, 2014 - Industry News
TBC Wholesale Group has expanded its portfolio of optimized, high-value, and value medium radial truck tire products. Sumitomo, Sailun and Dynacargo branded truck tires are available to dealers now.
Tags: Tires, TBC
June 9, 2014 - Industry News
“North Carolina is home to many commercial trucking fleets, and Greensboro is a very important market for Goodyear,” said Phillip Kane, vice president, Goodyear Commercial Tire Systems.
Tags: Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Goodyear, North Carolina, Tires, Goodyear-FleetHQ, breakdowns
May 27, 2014 - Industry News
Sumerel Tire Service, Newport, Ky., has expanded its operation to include the middle Tennessee market area with the addition of a new Marangoni retread facility in Lebanon, Tenn.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Marangoni
March 24, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Truck Tire Care centers has added tire brand offerings from Goodyear and Continental and is expanding the number of locations offering light mechanical services.
Tags: Tires, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops
The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau will hold a "Spot The Retreads" competition at the Mid-America Trucking Show from March 27-29 in Louisville, Ky.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 21, 2014 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America has opened a newly built TA Truck Service facility located at I-40, Exit 283 in Holbrook, Ariz. It offers four service bays, and is open 24/7/365. The addition of this location takes the total number of truck service facilities in the TA and Petro branded chains to 236.
Tags: Maintenance, Tires, Arizona, TravelCenters of America, Truckstops, breakdowns, I-40
February 24, 2014 - Industry News
Double Coin Tires and CMA now has a second North American distribution center with the opening of a West Coast distribution center in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Tags: Double Coin, Tires, Wheels, CMA
December 23, 2013 - Industry News
Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. is not a significant player in the medium truck tire market. But CEO and President H.E. “Harry” Choi hopes to change that, as he explains in an interview with HDT sister publication Modern Tire Dealer.
Tags: Kumho Tire U.S.A., Tires
December 11, 2013 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring Foreign Tire Sales Inc. to recall 2,659 truck tires because of inaccurate load and inflation information on the tires.
Tags: DOT, Recalls, Tires, NHTSA, Foreign Tire Sales
November 11, 2013 - Industry News
On Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, Judge Sam Glasscock III, vice chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery, ruled that Apollo was not in breach of its merger agreement with Cooper, which had filed a complaint to the contrary.
Tags: Tires, Litigation, Apollo Tyre, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
October 28, 2013 - Industry News
Starting this month, Goodyear will begin the process of rebranding its Wingfoot locations as Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Wingfoot, Wingfoot Truck Care Center
August 13, 2013 - Industry News
Wabco is partnering with Huf Electronics Bretten to develop Wabco’s next generation tire pressure monitoring system for trucks, buses and trailers. Wabco’s new system will be available to original equipment manufacturers and in the aftermarket in the second half of 2014.
Tags: Wabco, Tires
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