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December 15 2013 - Products

Aeolus HN277 Ultra Line-Haul Steer Tire Receives SmartWay Verification

Alliance Tire Group

The Aeolus HN277 Ultra line-haul steer tire has received SmartWay verification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, meaning that the fuel saving benefits of this type of tire have been verified by the EPA’s SmartWay program.

Tags: EPA SmartWay, Tires, ATG, Wheels

December 11 2013 - Products

Toyo M137 Steer Tire Now Available in 16-Ply

Toyo Tires

The M137 premium high-performance steer radial manufactured by Toyo Tires is now available in a 16-ply with increased load carrying capacity. The M137 is designed for use on long haul, over-the-highway commercial applications.

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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.

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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 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 12 2013 - Products

Stemco Releases Aeris Automatic Tire Inflation Installation Toolkit

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Intelligent Transportation Systems, a provider of commercial vehicle tire inflation systems and tire pressure monitoring systems, announced the release of the Aeris Installation Toolkit.

Tags: Tires, ITS, Stemco

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

October 3 2013 - Products

Bridgestone Introduces New R268 Ecopia Tire

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions introduced a new edition to its Ecopia product line. The R268 premium all-position radial for regional and pickup and delivery fleets providing tire performance that stands up to high scrub environments while offering fuel efficiency advantages too.

Tags: Bridgestone, Tires, Wheels

September 16 2013 - Products

Michelin Retread Technologies Launches XDS 2 Pre-Mold Retread

Michelin

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

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

August 28 2013 - Products

Oliver Rubber Introduces Dual Drive Retread

Oliver Rubber

Oliver Rubber launched the Vantage Max Drive, an EPA Smartway verified drive position retread for line-haul applications. This new retread is designed for single and tandem axle tractors.

Tags: EPA SmartWay, Tires, Retreads, Oliver Rubber

August 27 2013 - Products

American Force Wheels Add New Design for Work Trucks

American Force Wheels

American Force Wheels intruduced the new "HD" dually wheel, which is custom manufactured in the U.S. from 6061 forged aluminum and high-quality materials, the HD dually wheel is available in three sizes and two lug fitment configurations.

Tags: Tires, Wheels, American Force Wheels

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

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 13 2013 - Products

Hankook Tire's New Smart Work AM15 Radial Tire

Hankook Tire

Hankook Tire announced the availability of its new Smart Work AM15 On and Off Road Wide Base/All-Position TBR tire for construction fleet customers. The Smart Work AM15 is available in two sizes; 385/65R22.5 and 425/65R22.5.

Tags: Tires, Hankook Tire

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

July 30 2013 - Products

Continental Improves Rolling Resistance by 20% in Some Lines

Continental Tire the Americas

Continental Tire the Americas’ Commercial Vehicle Tire group has announced updates to its commercial light truck tire lines for North America, the HSR and HDR.

Tags: Tires, Continental Tire the Americas

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

July 9 2013 - Products

Bridgestone Launches Ecopia Drive Tire

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

Commercial Solutions introduced the Bridgestone M760 Ecopia tire, a premium drive radial that is EPA SmartWay verified and CARB compliant. The newest addition to the Ecopia tire line, the M760 delivers high traction and long mileage in a unique fuel-efficient and retreadable design.

Tags: Bridgestone, Tires

June 27 2013 - Products

Oliver Rubber Introduces Severe On/Off Precure Retread

Oliver Rubber

Oliver Rubber, a provider of products and services in the tire retreading industry, has launched XS-T, a drive position precure retread for severe on/off road applications. XS-T is designed for single axle and tandem axle off-road applications such as logging and mining.

Tags: Tires, Oliver Rubber