September 26, 2016
Wide-base single tires have saved truck fleets millions of gallons of fuel over the 20-plus years they have been in service and facilitated the transport of thousands of additional tons of payload. Good maintenance improves the value proposition with wide-base singles.
September 23, 2016
Hankook has expanded its e-cube Blue trailer tire line with special steering and drive-axle threads designed for efficiency and fuel savings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.
September 15, 2016
Oliver Rubber Company launched the Orco HS Trailer, a trailer-position retread for regional and long-haul applications designed for cost efficiency.
August 5, 2016
Do you need to put new tires on a trailer? As it turns out, a lot of fleets do buy new tires for trailers, and for very good reasons.
August 4, 2016
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has expanded its offering of mixed-service tires with the addition of the Workhorse lineup of tires.
July 22, 2016
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Roadcheck inspection blitz this year focused on tires, and an analysis of inspection data shows that tread depth was by far the most common violation cited.
July 11, 2016
Goodyear Tire & Rubber has introduced the Armor Max Pro Grade MSD tire designed for use in construction, cement, dump and coal field trucks.
July 6, 2016
Commercial truck and bus tires imported from China are benefitting from subsidies from the Chinese government, and as a result the U.S. Department of Commerce says those tires should be subject to tariffs up to 23%.
July 1, 2016
Michelin Americas Truck Tires has introduced a new drive-position retread designed for longer wear life, durability and traction called the Michelin MD XDN 2 Pre-Mold retread.
June 27, 2016
Froesel Tire of St. Louis, Mo., has become a member of Marangoni Tread North America's family of independent retreaders.
June 24, 2016
Tires contribute approximately 25-35% of a truck’s total rolling resistance. The less rolling resistance, the less energy it takes to move the truck. And a tire with less or thinner tread requires less energy to move than a deep-treaded tire.
June 14, 2016
Bandag’s DR 5.3 and DR4.3 are two retread patterns designed for drive applications in truckload, less-than-truckload and pick-up and delivery fleets.
June 8, 2016
Michelin Americas Truck Tires is offering the Michelin X Works Z all-position tire designed for mixed on/off road applications in demanding environments.
June 7, 2016
Tire distributor TBC Brands has expanded its commercial truck tire team, naming David Smothers its field sales engineer and Dave Dugan as regional sales manager for the Midwest region.
Bridgestone Americas’ Bandag BRM3 all-position retread features a compound and tread design engineered to deliver longer wear, durability and traction in refuse applications.
June 6, 2016
Vehicle inspections take on a little more significance during RoadCheck, which begins Tuesday. Tires are the special focus this year. Have a close look at your tires before the inspectors do; it's may keep you out of the hooskow.
May 25, 2016
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
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 Americas Truck Tires has opened a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in El Paso, Texas, called Border Recapping.
May 6, 2016
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.
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