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November 9, 2017

Goodyear Acquires German Automated Tire Inspection System Provider

Goodyear Tire & Rubber has completed the acquisition of Ventech Systems GmbH, a provider of automated tire inspection technology.

November 2, 2017

Tire Maintenance: It’s Not Just Checking Tire Pressure

For proper tire care, it’s also important to make sure that each tire has adequate tire tread left and to check that the sidewalls have no cuts or damage.

October 27, 2017

Double Coin Expands RR706 Mixed-Service Tire Line

Double Coin has added three new tire sizes to its RR706 product line, an all-position mixed service truck tire designed for the construction, refuse, and waste industries.

October 26, 2017

Are Your Tires up to the Job?

Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand takes constant patience and vigilance.

October 17, 2017

Marangoni Names Armstrong VP of Business Development

Marangoni Tread North America named Clif Armstrong vice president of business development.

October 13, 2017

Bridgestone Offers Ultra Wide Base Tires for Trucks and Trailers

Bridgestone Americas has launched two ultra wide base tires, the Greatec M835A Ecopia tire for the drive position and the Greatec R197 Ecopia tire for the trailer position.

October 12, 2017

Bridgestone Names New GCR President

As president, Harmon will drive the strategic growth of GCR commercial tire and service store locations in North America.

October 2, 2017

Goodyear Rolls Out Endurance LHD Tire

Goodyear has officially launched the Endurance LHD, a SmartWay-verified drive tire designed for long-haul fleets.

October 2, 2017

Continental Launches ContiConnect Tire Monitoring Platform

Continental launched the ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform, allowing fleet managers to see tire pressure and temperature data for an entire fleet from a single web portal.

September 29, 2017

Michelin Selling More TCi Locations

Three months after selling 27 Tire Centers stores to an independent tire dealer in the southeastern U.S. Michelin North America is planning to sell more of its TCi locations.

September 29, 2017

Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?

There are three strong arguments in favor of a good tire alignment and balancing program, experts say: Fuel, tread life, and drivers.

September 27, 2017

Michelin Unveils New Dual-Position Drive Tire

Michelin Truck Tires unveiled its newest dual-position drive tire for line-haul operations today at the North American Commerical Vehicle Show. Michelin will offer a limited $400 per-truck fuel savings guarantee in support of the new XDA Energy + tire.

September 18, 2017

FMCSA Denies ATA Petition Regarding Truck Tire Inflation Rules

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration denied a petition filed by the American Trucking Associations that would remove a provision of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations regarding tire inflation.

September 13, 2017

Steelworkers Union Attacks ITC's Handling of Chinese Tire Tariffs

Attorneys for the United Steelworkers have laid out their case with the ways they believe the International Trade Commission erred in February when it didn’t order tariffs on truck and bus tires from China.

September 12, 2017

Oliver Rubber Launches Wide-Base Retread for Line Haul

Oliver Rubber has launched the Oliver Ultra Low Profile Vantage Drive, a new SmartWay-verified, wide-base drive-axle position retread for line haul and regional applications.

September 7, 2017

Double Coin Introduces Tire for Intermodal Industry

Double Coin and CMA have introduced the IM105 Intermodal radial tire, designed for intermodal container chassis providers, manufacturers, and the intermodal freight industry.

August 23, 2017

Marangoni Attacks Cheap Foreign Tires with 'Retread Instead' Campaign

Marangoni Tread North America recently hosted U.S. Rep.Jim Cooper, giving a presentation to promote the use of rereads as an economically and environmentally friendly alternative to cheap foreign tires.

August 22, 2017

Why You Should Pay Attention to Trailer Alignment

Proper trailer axle/wheel alignment is critical to maximizing tire life, and it's only become more important with the use of wide-base single tires on trailers for fuel economy and weight savings.

August 11, 2017

Research Shows Promise for New Source of Rubber for Tires

It’s possible you could see truck tires in the future made from rubber from a domestic plant rather than the traditional rubber tree, as a five-year study led by Cooper Tire & Rubber showed good results for passenger tires.

August 1, 2017

Kimberly-Clark Partners with TV Show on Truck Safety

After an accident with an exploding logging truck tire, reality TV personality Todd Dewey of Ice Road Truckers has partnered with Kimberly-Clark to spread the word of the importance of safety eye wear.

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