Tires and Wheels

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March 24, 2015

Toyo M153 Designed for High-Scrub Applications

Toyo Tire’s M153 regional and urban heavy-duty steer tire is designed for refuse operations and other high-scrub applications.

March 12, 2015

BlueTork Nutrunner Tightens Without Impact Force

Chicago Pneumatic's BlueTork CP7600 nutrunner is a tool designed to tighten wheel nuts to a precise specification without using impact force.

February 17, 2015

Roadmaster’s Trailer Tire Designed for Improved Treadwear

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

February 17, 2015

Combating Corrosion at Wheel-Ends

Careful cleaning extends lives of components, while proper spec’ing heads off rust in the first place.

February 6, 2015

Hankook Tire Reports Solid 2014 Growth

Hankook Tire recorded revenue of about $6.3 billion and an operating profit of $979 million for 2014, the company announced. The overall operating profit was on par with 2013 results.

February 3, 2015

Bridgestone Commercial Announces New Marketing Head

Bridgestone Commercial hired Marshall Hyzdu as the vice president of marketing, taking over initiatives for OTR and commercial truck and bus product brands including Bridgestone, Firestone, Bandag and Dayton.

January 27, 2015

Bridgestone Unveils Dayton Commercial Tire Website

Bridgestone Commercial has designed and launched a new website for its Dayton line of commercial truck tires.

January 27, 2015

BF Goodrich Releases Dealer Locater App

BFGoodrich Truck Tires released a dealer locator app that allows drivers to locate BFGoodrich commercial truck dealers on the road

January 27, 2015

Replacement Truck Tire Demand Doubles

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

What You Can Learn From Tires When You're Ready to Scrap Them

Scrap piles call tell a lot about how fleets are using their tires and help reduce tire costs and improve miles to removal.

December 23, 2014

Sidewall Blisters Prompt CMA Trailer Tire Recall

China Manufacturers Alliance is recalling certain Bluestar LQ225 size 8-14.5 low platform trailer tires manufactured Feb. 24, 2013, to Aug. 9, 2014.

December 23, 2014

Toyo Tires Prepares for 70th Anniversary

Toyo is getting ready to celebrate its upcoming 70th anniversary in August 2015, with a special logo and new Japanese headquarters.

December 23, 2014

Marangoni Facility Produces 4 Millionth Tread

Marangoni Tread North America manufactured the company’s 4 millionth tread at its Madison, Tennessee, facility.

December 22, 2014

RTA Launches Monthly Retread Events Calendar

The Retread Tire Association is launching a regularly updated calendar of upcoming retread related conferences and trade shows beginning in January.

December 9, 2014

Are You Putting Enough Air In Your Steer Tires?

If you are not running at least 105 psi in your steer tires, you’re running underinflated. In some cases, those tires may be in run-flat condition.

November 20, 2014

Getting the Most Out of Your Tire Program

What to track in a tire program to make sure you’re getting the most out of every day they spend on the road.

October 29, 2014

Top Tools for the Tire Shop

Moving tire care in-house can save time and money - if you have the right tools.

July 15, 2014

Bridgestone Relaunches GCR Tires & Service Brand

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.

July 8, 2014

TMC Fall Meeting Features Tire and Wheel Failure Analysis

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.

June 24, 2014

Wheel-end Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes

A little extra diligence in the shop, or a bit of mechanical assistance, can help fleets avoid the irritants associated with loose wheel bearings, like irregular tire wear, premature brake relining and even wheel-offs.

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