January 27, 2015
Compared with 2013, truck tire shipments in 2014 were up 1.6 million units, while the number of retreaded tires was up 800,000 units.
January 13, 2015
Scrap piles call tell a lot about how fleets are using their tires and help reduce tire costs and improve miles to removal.
Bridgestone Commercial unveiled a new line of Dayton commercial truck tires. The new line consists of eight new Dayton patterns for small fleets and owner operators in several trucking segments.
January 8, 2015
Bridgestone Americas broke ground on the company’s new 30-story, $200 million headquarters to be located in the SoBro area of Nashville, Tennessee. The building is set to be completed in mid to late 2017.
January 7, 2015
The Rubber Manufacturers Association expects demand for both original equipment and replacement tires for commercial and light trucks to grow in 2015.
January 5, 2015
Hankook Tire appointed Hee-se Ahn as the president of Hankook Tire America Corp., effective Jan. 1. Ahn will also function as the company’s chief operating officer for business operations throughout the Americas.
December 23, 2014
Marangoni Tread North America manufactured the company’s 4 millionth tread at its Madison, Tennessee, facility.
Michelin Americas Truck Tires upgraded its dealer locator app, offering drag and drop capability, type ahead functionality, more search options and one-click access to all key dealer information.
Inspecting tires on a routine and regular basis is the key to succeeding in maximizing your tire removal miles. The goal of every tire program is to ensure that the tires are running smoothly and evenly without irregular wear.
December 22, 2014
The Retread Tire Association is launching a regularly updated calendar of upcoming retread related conferences and trade shows beginning in January.
December 9, 2014
If you are not running at least 105 psi in your steer tires, you’re running underinflated. In some cases, those tires may be in run-flat condition.
December 5, 2014
The Michelin X Tweel Airless Radial Tire is a non-pneumatic tire for commercial vehicles that connects the tire and wheel with a rigid hub connected to a shear beam made of flexible, deformable polyurethane spokes.
November 26, 2014
Purcell announced the opening of a new commercial tire and service center in Tucson, Ariz., to service heavy duty trucks. The center is located at 1515 East Ajo Way in Tuscon, near Interstate 10.
November 25, 2014
We sat down with tire-industry expert Al Cohn to gain some insight into fuel-efficient tires. We asked about inflation pressure and how it relates to tire wear and fuel efficiency, and about the wisdom of paying more for a tire that doesn't last as long.
November 20, 2014
What to track in a tire program to make sure you’re getting the most out of every day they spend on the road.
November 19, 2014
Double Coin and CMA recently met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program for its RT600 and RR202 tires.
November 13, 2014
Hercules Tire unveiled the Hercules H-704 premium closed shoulder deep drive tire at the recent SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
November 10, 2014
Goodyear Tire and Rubber added a new Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center in the Greensboro area of North Carolina.
October 30, 2014
Toyo Tire U.S.A. released the Toyo M650, a commercial drive tire that is SmartWay verified. The tire is designed for regional haul service and higher-torque operating conditions.
October 29, 2014
Moving tire care in-house can save time and money - if you have the right tools.
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