Tires

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June 23, 2017

The Rolling Resistance Paradox

Looking for a tire with the lowest possible rolling resistance? If that’s your only consideration, you might not be happy with the tire you get.

June 20, 2017

Firestone Launches All-Position Wide Base Radial Tire

Bridgestone Americas has launched the Firestone FS818 wide base radial truck tire for on- and off-highway applications.

June 19, 2017

Pirelli Names Vitale to Head North American Commercial Tire Brand

Alex Vitale has been named the North American CEO of TP Commercial Solutions, the business unit in charge of marketing and distributing Pirelli brand commercial truck tires in the U.S. and Canada.

June 14, 2017

No Tariffs, No Certainty for Truck Tires

When it comes to medium truck tires, fuel efficiency and cost-per-mile considerations remain priorities, but there are other trends driving the segment as well.

June 12, 2017

Pirelli Launches Pentathlon D Long Haul Drive Tire

Pirelli has launched Pentathlon D, its first tire in the Pentathlon product line dedicated to long haul drive applications in North America.

June 7, 2017

Bridgestone Follows Goodyear in Second Round of Tire Price Increases

Bridgestone has followed Goodyear in announcing a second price increase on its truck and bus tires this year.

June 2, 2017

Pit Group to Evaluate Fuel Efficiency of 5 Tire Brands

Pit Group's Spring Energotest in Blainville, Quebec, Canada, will focus on the fuel economy of tires, evaluating the efficiency of five brands.

May 31, 2017

Petition Seeks White House Review of Truck Tire Tariff Decision

Despite the U.S. Department of Commerce last year finding that low-price Chinese truck tires being dumped on the U.S. market should be subject to tariffs, the International Trade Commission voted earlier this year against imposing tariffs. One retread company is leading the charge to petition the White House to address the issue.

May 30, 2017

Keep up the Pressure

Under-inflation is the leading cause of blowouts while contributing to poor fuel economy and premature wear. This is the second in a special five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

May 29, 2017

Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run

National Tire Safety Week is more for consumers and passenger car drivers, but given tires' third-place ranking in trucking fleets' operating costs, we figured a few timely reminders wouldn't hurt. This is part one in a five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

May 23, 2017

What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?

Could the next round of greenhouse gas reduction rules push more fleets over to wide-base single tires? It seems likely, given not only their relatively low rolling resistance but weight savings as well.

May 10, 2017

Pirelli Rolls Out Long-Haul Regional Tire in the U.S.

TP Commercial Solutions has launched the Formula Driver II tire designed for long-haul and regional all-position applications.

May 3, 2017

Marangoni Adds Spread Axle Retread to Extreme Performance Line

Marangoni Tread North America has announced the addition of the Ringtread RTL SA 16/32” to its line of XP Extreme Performance line of Splice-Less retreads.

April 28, 2017

To Outset, or Not to Outset

Fleets spec’ing wide single tires need to decide upfront whether to trade the vehicle as is or to spec axles and wheels for a later conversion to duals.

April 18, 2017

Digital Inflator Features Precise Measurements

Dill’s 7260 Digital Inflator Gauge Series has a range from 0-170 p.s.i. and digital displays air pressure in 0.5 increments to help with inflating tires.

April 17, 2017

Tread Rubber and Repair Group Puts Recommended Practices Online

The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers Group has completed additional recommended practices for retreading and repairing tires and is making them available online through the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau.

April 11, 2017

Snider Fleet Solutions Opens Major Tire Retread Facility

Snider Fleet Solutions' new North Carolina retread facility is one of the largest in the Michelin retread network and is capable of producing 600 finished retreads daily.

April 4, 2017

Pirelli’s G:85 Tires Designed for On/Off Road Settings

Pirelli is launching two G:85 series tires designed specifically for steer and drive on/off road applications, the TG:85 and FG:85.

March 24, 2017

Cooper Offers Smartway Verified Long Haul Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber has added the SmartWay-verified long haul drive tire RM852(EM) to its Roadmaster commercial truck tire line.

March 24, 2017

Pirelli Showcases U.S. Commercial Tire Lineup

Following its announcement last year that it would enter the commercial truck tire market here, Pirelli is showing its commercial tire product lineup at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show.

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