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May 25, 2016

Monro Muffler Brake Expands Commercial Tire Footprint

Monro Muffler Brake has acquired tire retailer McGee Tire Stores, adding 29 stores and one retread facility to expand the company’s footprint in Florida.

May 11, 2016

Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?

Industry statistics suggest only about 30% of fleets do wheel balancing, and even those fleets usually balance only the steer axle wheels. IMI Products says if fleets balanced wheels at every position. they could see fuel savings and gains in tire life that would return their investment in balancing compounds tenfold in the just the first year.

May 10, 2016

Michelin Opens El Paso Retread Facility

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has opened a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in El Paso, Texas, called Border Recapping.

May 6, 2016

Carrier Honors Marangoni With Partner of the Year Award

M-S Logistics has presented their Partner of the Year award to Marangoni Tread North America. The award was presented by M-S Logistics’ safety and maintenance director Mike Elliott.

May 4, 2016

Uniroyal Trailer Tire Receives EPA SmartWay Verification

Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tires' LT40 long-haul and regional trailer tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology program.

April 29, 2016

Choosing Tires for 6x2s

6x2 axle configurations offer undisputable weight and fuel savings, but they take their toll on tires. Does it have to be that way?

April 29, 2016

Pre-Mold Retread Designed for Urban Applications

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has introduced the Michelin X One XZU S+ Pre-Mold retread designed for all position, wide-base single tires in waste and refuse truck applications.

April 26, 2016

Cooper Tire Offers Wide-Base Model for Steer Axles

Cooper Tire & Rubber is adding the RM332 WB heavy-duty wide base tire to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires.

April 7, 2016

BestDrive Expands Midwest Presence Through Brahler’s Acquisition

Commercial tire dealer and retreader BestDrive has purchased Brahler’s Trucker Supply, significantly expanding its presence in the Midwest.

April 6, 2016

Splice-less Retread Designed for Concrete Mixers

Marangoni Tread North America has released the Ringtread Mix400, the company’s first wide-base procured splice-less retread for concrete mixers.

April 1, 2016

Yokohama 108R Tire Designed for Regional Use

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s 108R regional all-position/steer tire is a SmartWay-verified option now available to fleets in the U.S. and Canada.

March 31, 2016

Uniroyal Adds 2 Sizes to Commercial Truck Tire Lineup

The Uniroyal brand is adding two more sizes to its recently launched line of commercial truck tires, the company announced.

March 30, 2016

Hankook Releases 2 Truck and Trailer Tires

Hankook’s DH07 drive tire and TH22 low platform trailer tire have been made available to fleets and will be on display at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

March 29, 2016

3 Ways to Save on Tires

Everybody knows tires can eat up a big chunk of a fleet’s operating budget. Keeping costs in line isn’t impossible, but you have to work at it. Here are three suggestions that can help you get a handle on tire costs and keep them under control.

March 18, 2016

SuperSpare Mount Made For Wide-Base Singles

Stemco has introduced the SuperSpare spare tire mount designed to be mounted on the tractor and accommodate wide-base single tires.

March 17, 2016

Commentary: Wheel-Offs Again

When it comes to wheel-offs, the mainstream press, and even some of the less well informed enforcement folk, always look to the driver first to find fault.

March 16, 2016

Focus On... Volvo Adaptive Loading

Volvo Trucks offers a unique 6x2 tractor platform, where the rear axle does the driving while the forward axle in the tandem group goes along for the ride.  This Focus On video explains how Adaptive Loading works, and features an interview with one of the first fleets in North America to use the system.

March 15, 2016

Drive Tire Features Four Groove Design

Toyo Tires’ M677 is an EPA SmartWay-verified drive tire designed for improved efficiency, wear performance and traction in long-haul and regional applications.

March 14, 2016

Bridgestone Appoints GCR Tire and Service Executive Director

Bridgestone Americas has appointed Doyle Bradford its executive director, service offering for GCR Tires & Service, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.

March 9, 2016

How to Reduce the Burden of Tire Maintenance

Tire maintenance needn’t be a mind-numbing inconvenience. These tools can reduce the workload and improve efficiency.

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