October 22, 2014
Goodyear will test its Air Maintenance Technology for commercial vehicles -- which keeps tires inflated without any external pumps or electronics -- on trucking fleets over the next year and a half.
October 15, 2014
The Michelin X One Multi Energy T is a wide-base, single-trailer tire for regional operations designed to deliver a reduction in irregular wear and improve fuel economy. The tire is EPA SmartWay verified and replaces the Michelin X One XTE.
October 14, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating six complaints it has received alleging steer tire failure involving Michelin’s 2014 XZA 295/60/R22.5 tires used on auto-haulers.
October 10, 2014
Fleets are increasingly looking to tire pressure and temperature monitoring systems to optimize tire life and performance -- but if the system is not installed right, you won't get the full benefit of your investment.
October 8, 2014
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company introduced a new fuel efficient, long haul drive tire for North America.
October 1, 2014
Tests show savings of 0.9%, 1.3% and 2% against three comparable competitive tires would yield dollar savings of $672, $896 and $1,440 in fuel savings per truck, per year, Goodyear said
September 26, 2014
Parmenter, Inc. celebrated 40 years in business recently, announced Marangoni Tread North America who uses Parmenter as a Ringtread dealer.
September 22, 2014
Bridgestone will be exploring a natural, domestic source for rubber production at its new Biorubber Process Research Center in Mesa, Arizona.
Tire companies continue to make improvements to existing products on an ongoing basis. New materials in combination with new and improved design construction may significantly help tire performance.
CMA has notified the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that some 1.75 million Double Coin branded truck radial tires have non-compliant sidewall markings, but it says the non-compliance does not pose any safety or performance issues.
September 10, 2014
Love’s Truck Tire Care is now available at more than 200 of the company’s travel stops across the U.S.
September 9, 2014
Pedigree Technologies has partnered with Doran Manufacturing to develop a Tire Pressure Monitoring system which can be accessed remotely.
August 26, 2014
When setting out to evaluate a fuel-saving product, you don't want your numbers skewed by differences in rolling resistance from the tires. With some fuel-saving devices promising only marginal gains, the tires' contribution to the fuel consumption can adversely affect the apparent performance of the product. Here's what to watch for when setting up an evaluation or testing program.
August 21, 2014
Bridgestone has released the Firestone FS561 radial tire for steering application on regional and pickup and delivery use.
Bridgestone's new Bandag B799 tread is designed for retread tires being used in mild mixed service.
Advantage PressurePro and Truck Systems Technologies have teamed up to give fleets new tire pressure monitoring capabilities.
August 20, 2014
McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. purchased Terry-Haggerty Tire Co. from Jim and Tom Terry in a transaction that closed Aug. 11.
China Manufacturers Alliance launched the Duraturn tire brand at the International Tire Exhibition and Conference.
August 19, 2014
August 14, 2014
Video from the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau and Tire Industry Association shows that retread tires may not be the cause of rubber on the road. The two groups cite independent research and offer easy-to-understand explanations of reasons tires fail and litter highways with dangerous debris.
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