April 29, 2015
Fleet managers opting for new replacement tires instead of retreads for their medium-duty trucks must tailor the tire to not only the specific gross vehicle weight, but also to the application and specific conditions in which the vehicle will operate.
April 14, 2015
The Goodyear G682 RSD Fuel Max is a PreCure retread option designed for drive applications in regional fleets that require fuel efficiency, traction and long miles.
March 23, 2015
Anybody can change a tire, but does your dealer make yard calls and bring some inventory along so the necessary tires can be changed on site without delay?
March 18, 2015
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.
January 27, 2015
Compared with 2013, truck tire shipments in 2014 were up 1.6 million units, while the number of retreaded tires was up 800,000 units.
January 13, 2015
Scrap piles call tell a lot about how fleets are using their tires and help reduce tire costs and improve miles to removal.
December 30, 2014
The Retread Tire Association announced that it would donate $100 to back up the company’s Retread Challenge, which is meant to prove the safety of tire retreads.
December 23, 2014
Marangoni Tread North America manufactured the company’s 4 millionth tread at its Madison, Tennessee, facility.
December 22, 2014
The Retread Tire Association is launching a regularly updated calendar of upcoming retread related conferences and trade shows beginning in January.
September 26, 2014
Parmenter, Inc. celebrated 40 years in business recently, announced Marangoni Tread North America who uses Parmenter as a Ringtread dealer.
September 22, 2014
Tire companies continue to make improvements to existing products on an ongoing basis. New materials in combination with new and improved design construction may significantly help tire performance.
August 21, 2014
Bridgestone's new Bandag B799 tread is designed for retread tires being used in mild mixed service.
August 20, 2014
McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. purchased Terry-Haggerty Tire Co. from Jim and Tom Terry in a transaction that closed Aug. 11.
August 19, 2014
August 14, 2014
Video from the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau and Tire Industry Association shows that retread tires may not be the cause of rubber on the road. The two groups cite independent research and offer easy-to-understand explanations of reasons tires fail and litter highways with dangerous debris.
July 25, 2014
Piedmont Truck Tires, a Southern-based commercial tire dealership, has joined the ContiLifeCycle dealer network for retreads.
July 14, 2014
With regulations affecting how fleets fit their wheels, the retreading industry is still deciding whether or not the inclusion of verified low-rolling-resistance tires on the EPA's SmartWay list has helped the industry.
July 7, 2014
Despite success stories reported by successful fleets, some misconceptions about retreads still exist. These myths are often based on bad, and sometimes severely outdated, information.
June 12, 2014
The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, along with the Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers' Group, has released an updated industry recommended practices for tire retreading and tire repairing.
May 27, 2014
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.
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