Tires

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February 23, 2018

Tire Telematics: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Sensors in tires and other wheel-end components are ready to move beyond optimizing tire management programs in some very surprising ways.

February 16, 2018

HDT's Top 20 Products of 2018

The most significant trucking products for 2018 as chosen by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine's editors.

February 15, 2018

Truck Tire Shipments Set 2017 Records

The domestic tire industry reached two milestones in 2017. Replacement truck tire shipments totaled 19.2 million units, a record high.

February 8, 2018

Cooper Tires to Open Mississippi Distribution Center

Cooper Tire & Rubber announced that it will expand its product distribution network in the U.S. by opening a 1 million square-foot warehouse in Byhalia, Miss.

February 8, 2018

TBC Offers Durable Sailun Regional All Position Tire

TBC Brands has expanded its Sailun program by introducing the S668 - a regional all position tire for use in severe trailer applications.

January 31, 2018

Love’s Expands Speedco Truck Tire Offerings

Love’s Travel Stops is expanding commercial truck tire brand offerings at many of its Speedco locations across the country.

January 18, 2018

How Fleets Can Get the Most From a National Tire Account

New options and greatly expanded services mean more choices for trucking fleets. Here’s how to fine-tune your fleet's tire management services.

January 4, 2018

Yokohama Tire Announces Major Corporate Changes

Yokohama Tire Corporation announced three major organizational promotions effective immediately, bringing in new leadership for different divisions of the tiremaker.

January 3, 2018

Michelin, Sumitomo Strike Commercial Tire Deal

Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.

December 29, 2017

What Tire Dealers Can Tell us About Truck Tire Trends

Low-cost imported tires, retread demand, and the increasing presence of truckstop chains into the tire market are among the trends seen in the truck tire market in Modern Tire Dealer’s annual survey of commercial tire dealers.

December 28, 2017

Michelin Sells TCi Stores, Retread Shop to Independent Dealers

Michelin North America Inc. has sold four Tire Centers stores and a TCi retread plant to two independent commercial tire dealers.

December 28, 2017

Taking Tire Pressure Management to the Next Level

Tire pressure monitoring and inflation systems are a proven way for fleets to manage one of their biggest consumable items and ensure safe operation. New technologies will take the capabilities of these systems to the next level.

December 27, 2017

Retread Instead Launches Letter Campaign to Combat Cheap Foreign Tires

Marangoni Tread North America’s Retread Instead campaign to promote the use of retreads over cheaper foreign tires has launched what it calls an "aggressive" Senate letter-writing campaign to reach legislators.

December 12, 2017

Toyo Offers On/Off Road Tire for Severe Service Applications

Toyo Tires has introduced the Toyo M588 on/off-road drive tire built for severe service applications including oil, gas, mining, and logging operations.

December 6, 2017

Yokohama Offers Fuel Efficient Long-Haul Drive Tire

Yokohama Tire Corporation has launched the TY577 MC² fuel efficient, SmartWay verified long-haul drive tire.

December 4, 2017

CIMC Launches Intermodal Tire Chassis Tire Provider

Trailer manufacturer CIMC has launched a new company focused on providing replacement tires, retreads and supplies for intermodal chassis, called CIMC Commercial Tire.

November 29, 2017

Rotary Offers Tire Changer for Heavy Duty Trucks

Rotary has introduced a full line of heavy-duty tire changers designed to help technicians quickly change tires on virtually any vehicle – including trucks, buses and agricultural equipment – in the shop or on the road.

November 28, 2017

What You Don't Know About Your Wheels Can Hurt You

There’s much more to wheel installation — and many more pitfalls to taking shortcuts — than you may think. If you haven’t reviewed your wheel installation procedures lately, here’s something to think about.

November 27, 2017

Tire Maintenance: It’s Not Just Checking Tire Pressure

For proper tire care, it’s also important to make sure that each tire has adequate tire tread left and to check that the sidewalls have no cuts or damage.

November 9, 2017

Goodyear Acquires German Automated Tire Inspection System Provider

Goodyear Tire & Rubber has completed the acquisition of Ventech Systems GmbH, a provider of automated tire inspection technology.

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