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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

February 25 2014 - Products

Halo Tire Inflator Available For Tractors and Trailers

Aperia Technologies

A new automatic tire inflation system will work on drive axles as well as trailer axles. The Halo Tire Inflator, which uses the wheel's own rotational motion, is the first complete automatic tire inflation solution to serve both tractors and trailers with either dual or wide-base tires, according to the company.

Tags: TPMS, Tires, Wheels, ATIS, Aperia Technologies

February 18 2014 - Products

Rotary Lift Introduces MW-500 Mobile Wheel Lift

Rotary Lift

Rotary Lift’s new MW-500 Mobile Wheel Lift can remove and position any size wheel or tire weighing up to 500 pounds, making it much easier and more ergonomic for technicians to work on heavy-duty trucks, buses and construction equipment.

Tags: Rotary Lift, Tires, Aftermarket, Wheels, In the Shop

December 5 2013 - Products

TireStat TPMS Sensors Go In or Out of Tires

Mobile Awareness

TireStat powered by MobileTraq from Mobile Awareness is a commercial-grade tire pressure monitoring system designed to grow with a fleet’s needs as well as industry demands.

Tags: TPMS, Tires, Mobile Awareness

December 5 2013 - Products

Toyo Announces Improved Casing Warranty

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.

Toyo Tires announced an improved casing warranty for its commercial line of medium truck and bus radial tires. The casing value has been increased to $110 for the first retread on many popular sizes.

Tags: Toyo Tires, Tires

November 27 2013 - Products

PressurePro TPMS Announces Integration with Omnitracs

PressurePro, Omnitracs

Advantage PressurePro announced the integration of its advanced TPMS solutions to Omnitracs’ Mobile Computing Platforms 110 and 200 (MCP110 and MCP200).

Tags: Information Technology, TPMS, Advantage PressurePro, Omnitracs, Tires

November 26 2013 - Products

Marangoni Announces Intermodal Product Line

Marangoni

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

November 6 2013 - Products

Omnitracs Launches New Applications for Proactive Tire Maintenance

Omnitracs

Omnitracs now offers Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) and Trailer Tire Inflation Alerts (TTIA) applications, both of which provide fleets with tools for proactive tire maintenance.

Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, Tires, Omnitracs, ATA2013

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.

Tags: Cheater Wrench, DT Industries, Tires

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

September 5 2013 - Products

Esco Introduces Tire Runout Gauge

Esco

Esco has introduced a Tire Runout Gauge (Part Number 40700) that measures both radial and lateral tire runout conditions. The use of this tool can help eliminate irregular tire wear, ride vibration and lengthens the life of tires.

Tags: Tires, In the Shop, Esco

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).

Tags: Tires, Giti TIre USA

May 13 2013 - Products

TireStamp Announces Tire Maintenance Services

Tirestamp

TireStamp Inc. announced that its staff of tire and wheel maintenance experts will provide consulting services to fleet clients that want to improve their tire and wheel maintenance and reduce their costs.

Tags: TireStamp, Tires, Maintenance, Wheels

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

Special tread wear adapter gauges are also available for any rim size making Tire Comparator (Type II) compatible with all dual-mated tires.

April 11 2013 - Products

IPA Releases Tire Comparator (Type II)

IPA

IPA recently introduced the Tire Comparator (Type II), a caliper for comparing tire diameter on dual-mated tires.

Tags: IPA, Tires, Shop Tools

April 5 2013 - Products

Advantage PressurePro Announces Updated Sensor Seal Technology

Advantage PressurePro

Advantage PressurePro is offering a new valve seal solution on its tire pressure monitoring system.

Tags: TPMS, Tires

March 11 2013 - Products

Bendix Makes Tire Inflation Info Available Via Web

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

The SmarTire tire pressure monitoring system from Bendix now offers trailer wheel-end monitoring and integration with Bendix’s SafetyDirect system, allowing fleet managers to view tire pressure or temperature information remotely.

Tags: Safety, TPMS, Tires, Bendix, Telematics, TMC

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