Tires

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April 11, 2018

What's Wrecking Your Tires?

Since tires rarely self-destruct, there is always a smoking gun, and it’s in your best interest to find it. You do that through failure analysis.

April 11, 2018

The Truck Tire Trade War

Low cost Chinese tires and other changes to the commercial tire market are forcing top-Tier OEMs and dealers to rethink the services they offer fleets today.

March 29, 2018

Les Schwab Recalls Retread Truck Tires

Les Schwab is recalling 41,336 steel-belted radial retread truck tires because the vulcanizing compound used during the process may not have been completely cured, which can lead to incomplete adhesion of the tread to the tire casing.

March 28, 2018

TRIB's Spot the Retread Contest Explained [Video]

David Stevens, managing director of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau explained the purpose behind the group’s annual Spot the Retreads contest at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show. Participants had to spot which tires were new and which were retreads from a set of 10 different tires.

March 27, 2018

What Drivers Need to Know About Taking Care of Truck Tires

Drivers need to know more about their tires and be proactive when it comes to inspecting and maintaining them. But convincing drivers is never easy.

March 26, 2018

On the Spot: BF Goodrich Cross Control Tires [Video]

Adam Murphy, vice president of B2B marketing at BF Goodrich, describes the company’s new all-terrain Cross Control Tire offering that launched at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 23, 2018

Hankook's AH24 Premium Regional Steer Tire [Video]

From the show floor of the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show, Hankook Tire’s regional director Anita McGinnis describes the company’s AH24 Premium Regional Steer Tire’s fuel efficiency and durability advantages.

March 22, 2018

BF Goodrich Launches Two All-Terrain Tires

BF Goodrich launched the Cross Control S and Cross Control D commercial truck tires, two all-terrain tires for use in construction, logging and energy applications, at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 5, 2018

Cooper Tires Names Ball Senior VP of North American Operations

Cooper Tire & Rubber has named Christopher Ball senior vice president of North America Tire Operations, effective March 19.

March 4, 2018

Dana Updates Rhombus TireAnalytics

Rhombus TireAnalytics 2.0 is a cloud-based platform that identifies and analyzes tire wear trends to predict maintenance issues that can be pre-emptively addressed to minimize downtime and establish optimal timeframes for scheduled replacement.

March 4, 2018

Michelin Unveils Energy Guard Tractor-Trailer Aerodynamic Solution

Michelin is getting into the trailer aero business. Its all-in-one Energy Guard aerodynamic system includes a patent-pending rear-facing Wake Reducer tab.

March 4, 2018

SAF-Holland Unveils Tire Pilot Plus Tire Pressure Management System

SAF-Holland says its new Tire Pilot Plus can top off or even release air to make sure proper tire pressures are maintained across a trailer. The active tire pressure management system been engineered to work seamlessly with the company¹s suspension and axle offerings.

March 4, 2018

Cooper Tires Announces Proprietary Truck Tire Line

The new Cooper family of truck tires, announced at TMC, are SmartWay-certified and backed by a 7-year, two-retread warranty.

February 28, 2018

Yokohama Launches Two Fuel-Efficient BluEarth Trailer Tires

Yokohama has launched the BluEarth 109L and BluEarth 109L ultra wide base – two trailer tires designed for fuel efficiency.

February 27, 2018

Pirelli Brand to Launch H89 Series Tires at TMC

The Pirelli branded H89-series tire from Prometeon Tyre Group is a dedicated line of tires for steer, drive, and trailer axles designed for regional and long-haul applications.

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.

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