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June 24, 2015

Ky. Fleet Employee Indicted for Missing Tires

A former fleet employee of the City of Ashland, Ky., has been indicted for purchasing $143,000 in tires that are unaccounted for.

June 12, 2015

Kenworth Offers Yokohama Tires on New Trucks

Kenworth is offering a selection of all-position Yokohama tires for Kenworth heavy- and medium-duty conventional trucks.

June 11, 2015

Focus On ... Testing Tires at Goodyear's Proving Grounds [VIDEO]

Goodyear's proving grounds in San Angelo, Texas, occupies about 7,000 acres protected by 14 miles of fence. Equipment Editor Jim Park takes you inside the gates for a closer look at some of the tests Goodyear uses to evaluate their tires and the competitors' tires in this Focus On video.

June 10, 2015

Roadmaster RM230 HH Designed for Severe Duty

Cooper Tire & Rubber added a new size — 275/70R22.5 — to its Roadmaster RM230 HH tire line to meet the demands of severe-duty applications, such as logging and mining.

June 8, 2015

Fuel Savings vs. Shorter Tire Life

Are low-rolling-resistance tires a cost-effective proposition? It’s not an easy question to answer. Chances are your low-rolling resistance tires are performing better than you think.

June 8, 2015

BestDrive Adds Tire and Retread Outlet Near Detroit

BestDrive, a commercial tire retreader and distributor owned by Continental Tire, opened a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Taylor, Mich.

June 8, 2015

GT Radial Drive Tire Designed for Long Haul Use

The GT Radial GDL617FS is a drive tire designed to provide improved traction, irregular wear resistance and fuel efficiency for long-haul applications.

June 3, 2015

Goodyear Releases New Waste Haul Tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched a new waste haul tire for North America called the Endurance WHA, designed for durability and long life.

June 3, 2015

Love’s Launches TirePass Full-Service Inflation System

Love’s has launched the TirePass full-service inflation system that offers drivers a way to check and automatically inflate tires while refueling.

May 29, 2015

Sidewinder Kit Services 17.5-inch Tires

The Ken-Tool 17.5 Sidewinder kit is a set of tire tools designed for 17.5-inch tires found on commercial vans and other medium-duty vehicles.

May 27, 2015

Goodyear Expands Sales and Service at 3 Retread Plants

Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center has opened sales and service departments at retread plants in three high-traffic areas in an effort to better service fleets.

May 26, 2015

Cooper Tire Plant Recognized for Environmental Initiatives

The Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo, Miss., has earned the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s enHance Partnership Award for 2015.

May 26, 2015

Giti Tire Expands Into Southeast Asia

Giti Tire launched its Giti Brand commercial tire products in Southeast Asia at the Malaysia International Bus, Truck and Components Expo.

May 21, 2015

Continental Tire Sponsors Truck Racing Series

Continental Tire the Americas has been named the tire sponsor of the ChampTruck truck racing series in 2015.

May 15, 2015

PSI Hosts Annual Fleet Technology Event

Meritor and Pressure Systems International gave a tour of its facilities in San Antonio to attendees of the Annual Fleet Technology Event in May.

May 12, 2015

Michelin XZA3+ Tire Available in Load Range H

Michelin Americas Truck Tires launched two more sizes of the Michelin XZA3+ steer tire, coming in load range H to address additional weight without a change in tire performance.

May 12, 2015

GT Radial Tire Made for High-Mileage, High-Scrub Use

The GT Radial GT639 is a non-directional regional drive tire designed for better traction and mileage performance in regional fleet use.

May 12, 2015

Tire Maintenance with Ryder's Scott Perry

Ryder Systems has one of the most diverse fleets in the country, and one of the largest. Management of that fleet's tire assets falls to Scott Perry, vice president of supply management. You may not find him out in the yard gauging tires, but he certainly responsible for getting every last penny in value from his tires.

April 29, 2015

Figuring Out Wide-Base Single Tires

Wide-based single tires have proven weight- and fuel-saving properties, but not every fleet can make them work. Yet there may still be options.

April 29, 2015

Finding Replacement Tires for Medium-Duty Trucks

Fleet managers opting for new replacement tires instead of retreads for their medium-duty trucks must tailor the tire to not only the specific gross vehicle weight, but also to the application and specific conditions in which the vehicle will operate.


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