Tires

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March 23, 2017

Falken Tires Shows Low Maintenance Concept at MATS

Falken Tires displayed its Low Maintenance Concept at the Mid-America Trucking Show, highlighting the development and production techniques it uses to improve mileage, wear, durability and low-rolling resistance.

March 22, 2017

The Tales Trailer Tires Tell

Say what you will about a tire, but it won’t lie to you. If there are problems with wheel alignment, suspensions, braking or chassis, your tires will be happy to tell you, if you just take a look.

March 21, 2017

Triangle Tire USA Names Phillips New VP of Sales

Rick Phillips, a commercial tire industry veteran executive, has joined Triangle Tire as vice president of sales, effective April 1.

March 17, 2017

On the Spot: Michelin Tire Care 2.0 [Video]

Michelin has launched its new Tire Care 2.0, offering RFID tags to help fleets better manage assets. HDT's Jim Park caught up with Michelin at TMC and has this video report.

March 15, 2017

Chinese Truck Tire Investigation Shows ‘Pervasive Underselling at High Margins’

The International Trade Commission says there’s evidence of “significant” underselling of Chinese truck and bus tires from 2013 to 2015 – yet the ITC voted not to impose tariffs on those imported tires. What's behind their decision?

February 27, 2017

Michelin Adds RFID to Commercial Tires, Upgrades Tire Care program

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is now embedding radio frequency identification (RFID) chips inside commercial truck tires and retreads, enabling fleets to better manage their tire assets throughout the full life cycle.

February 26, 2017

Dana Debuts Rhombus Tire Management System

Dana's new Rhombus Tire Management is the company's first new product reflecting its transition to a more digitally focused company.

February 24, 2017

Sumitomo Offers New Steer, Drive Tires

TBC Brands, a distributor of private brand tires in North America, is introducing two new tires - the Sumitomo ST788 SE Steer Position and ST948 SE Drive tires.

February 23, 2017

Commission Ends Tariffs on Truck Tires From China

The International Trade Commission upended the Chinese tire tariff investigation by voting against imposing tariffs on the products.

February 22, 2017

Goodyear's Raw Material Costs Increase $300M in 3 Weeks

Tire makers worldwide are citing rising raw material costs as the driver of their price increases. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. painted a picture of just how extreme the increases have been so far — using words like “volatile” and “unpredictable."

February 17, 2017

Tried and True Tire Repairs

Smart fleet managers understand that wringing every possible mile from a truck tire saves money. Which means that getting tires fixed properly after failures do occur is vital for both vehicle productivity and fleet profitability.

January 24, 2017

Choosing Tires for On and Off the Road

There are still big differences in tire designs for on-highway and off-road tires, but newer designs make it possible to do a little of both.

January 18, 2017

Kenworth Adds Wide Base Steer Tire Options For T370

Kenworth is offering wide base tires for applications requiring up to 20,000-pound front axle ratings for the company’s T370 truck model.

January 12, 2017

GT Radial Offers SmartWay-Verified Long Haul Drive Tire

GT Radial has introduced the GDL651FS long haul drive tire to the North American market, offering improved fuel economy, traction, and tread wear for long haul operations.

December 19, 2016

Cooper Aims Roadmaster RM272 at Drop Deck Trailers

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has added two new sizes to its Roadmaster RM272 commercial tire line, designed to withstand the demands of drop-deck trailers.

November 22, 2016

Proper Inflation is Elementary

Keeping tires properly inflated is elementary to good maintenance, and products that aid in that quest can be valuable.

November 16, 2016

Marangoni Adds Ohio Ringtread Dealer

Marangoni Tread North America has added Hancock Country Tire & Retreading in Bluffton, Ohio to its family of independent retreaders.

November 3, 2016

TA Expands Commercial Tire Operations

TravelCenters of America has expanded its commercial tire business by forming the TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network.

October 26, 2016

Yokohama Adds Four Sizes to 104ZR Tire Line

Yokohama Tire Corporation has added four new sizes to its 104ZR all-position/steer tire lineup designed for urban and regional applications.

October 24, 2016

Maximizing Truck Tire Tread Life

Excessive friction or uneven contact between the pavement and the tire will cause tread to wear away faster than you should. It’s important that you do all you can to keep your tires running straight and true.

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