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May 27, 2015

Goodyear Expands Sales and Service at 3 Retread Plants

Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center has opened sales and service departments at retread plants in three high-traffic areas in an effort to better service fleets.

May 26, 2015

Cooper Tire Plant Recognized for Environmental Initiatives

The Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo, Miss., has earned the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s enHance Partnership Award for 2015.

May 26, 2015

Giti Tire Expands Into Southeast Asia

Giti Tire launched its Giti Brand commercial tire products in Southeast Asia at the Malaysia International Bus, Truck and Components Expo.

May 21, 2015

Continental Tire Sponsors Truck Racing Series

Continental Tire the Americas has been named the tire sponsor of the ChampTruck truck racing series in 2015.

May 15, 2015

PSI Hosts Annual Fleet Technology Event

Meritor and Pressure Systems International gave a tour of its facilities in San Antonio to attendees of the Annual Fleet Technology Event in May.

May 12, 2015

Michelin XZA3+ Tire Available in Load Range H

Michelin Americas Truck Tires launched two more sizes of the Michelin XZA3+ steer tire, coming in load range H to address additional weight without a change in tire performance.

May 12, 2015

GT Radial Tire Made for High-Mileage, High-Scrub Use

The GT Radial GT639 is a non-directional regional drive tire designed for better traction and mileage performance in regional fleet use.

May 12, 2015

Tire Maintenance with Ryder's Scott Perry

Ryder Systems has one of the most diverse fleets in the country, and one of the largest. Management of that fleet's tire assets falls to Scott Perry, vice president of supply management. You may not find him out in the yard gauging tires, but he certainly responsible for getting every last penny in value from his tires.

April 29, 2015

Figuring Out Wide-Base Single Tires

Wide-based single tires have proven weight- and fuel-saving properties, but not every fleet can make them work. Yet there may still be options.

April 29, 2015

Finding Replacement Tires for Medium-Duty Trucks

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 23, 2015

Freightliner Adds Yokohama Tires to Truck Ordering

Freightliner will begin offering Yokohama truck tires as part of the ordering process on its medium- and heavy-duty trucks, the tire maker has announced.

April 19, 2015

Michelin Shows Uniroyal-Branded Truck Tires in Canada

Michelin is reinvigorating the Uniroyal brand for a line of lower-cost intermediate market truck tires to meet the growing demand for low-cost tires now served by budget-priced imports.

April 16, 2015

TPMS+ Has Bright, Capable 'Pulse' Display

The screen features a quick-glance alert notice and allows users to customize their screens by prioritizing alerts and information displays.

April 8, 2015

GTL922 Tire Designed for Line Haul Trailer Use

The GT Radial GTL922 is a line haul trailer tire designed for better driving stability and wet grip performance.

April 8, 2015

Too Fast for Your Tires?

Are higher highway speed limits a real threat to tire safety? A recent Associated Press story suggests that trucks running north of 75 mph could be at elevated risk of tire failure because they are going too fast. Equipment Editor Jim Park offers insight into the truth of the matter.

April 7, 2015

5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy

Fuel efficiency and tread mileage go hand in hand. Here's one of those rare opportunities to whack two birds with one stone. By following these five easy steps, you can improve your tread life as well as your fuel economy.

April 5, 2015

Yokohama: Mississippi Tire Plant 'Right on Schedule'

Yokohama says its new one-million-square-foot commercial tire plant in West Point, Mississippi, is on target to begin production in October 2015.

March 23, 2015

Working With Your Tire Provider

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 Adds Retread for Fuel Max Long-Haul Tire

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.

March 17, 2015

Goodyear Says It's Taking on Michelin for Fuel-Efficient Tire Leader

Goodyear wants to be the leader in fuel-efficient truck tires. Why? Because the number one concern of long-haul fleets across America is fuel costs.

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