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March 14, 2016

Bridgestone Appoints GCR Tire and Service Executive Director

Bridgestone Americas has appointed Doyle Bradford its executive director, service offering for GCR Tires & Service, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.

March 9, 2016

How to Reduce the Burden of Tire Maintenance

Tire maintenance needn’t be a mind-numbing inconvenience. These tools can reduce the workload and improve efficiency.

March 7, 2016

Goodyear Opens Tire and Service Centers in 5 Cities

Goodyear has opened five new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers offering truck tires, retreads and Goodyear-Fleet HQ Roadside Service.

March 1, 2016

Equal Flexx Absorbs Wheel End Vibrations

IMI has unveiled the Equal Flexx internal balancing compound designed to improve fuel economy, remove wheel-end vibration and increase tire mileage.

February 28, 2016

Aperia's Halo Finds a Home at Over 100 Fleets

Rapid adoption of thousands of tractor bolt-on inflation systems follows more than 50 fleet tests, validating Halo’s performance and ability to drive significant safety and efficiency benefits

February 18, 2016

Retread Sales Fell, But Tire Market Stable Last Year

The domestic retreaded truck tire market was down in 2015 compared to 2014, however, the health of the truck tire market also depends on new truck tire shipments. They were up 4%.

February 16, 2016

Bridgestone Launches Fuel Efficient Steer Tire

Bridgestone has launched the R283A Ecopia steer tire, designed to offer durability and fuel efficiency to fleets in regional and long-haul applications.

February 11, 2016

Survey Delves Into Truck Tire Purchasing and Maintenance

Modern Tire Dealer and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines have completed an in-depth research project that provides an expansive look at truck tires and their maintenance.

February 10, 2016

PPG Teams With Bridgestone on Fuel-Efficient Truck Tires

The Department of Energy is providing funding for a $1.25-million collaborative project between Bridgestone Americas and global coatings company PPG that will focus on improving the fuel efficiency of truck and bus radial tires

February 8, 2016

Continental Chooses Site for $1.4B Commercial Tire Plant

Continental Tire the Americas has selected a site in Mississippi for a commercial vehicle tire plant that as part of a long term investment totaling $1.4 billion.

February 5, 2016

Truck Tires From China Could See Tariffs

The International Trade Commission is looking into whether it should impose anti-dumping and countervailing duties, or tariffs, on truck and bus tires made in China.

February 1, 2016

Bridgestone Recalls Firestone FS561 Tires

The voluntary safety recall is limited to FS561 tires in size 255/70R22.5 and only those tires that are installed in the trailer application.

January 29, 2016

Endurance RSA Tire Targets Regional Fleets

Goodyear’s Endurance RSA tire is designed for fuel efficiency and durability in regional and urban delivery applications.

January 26, 2016

Double Coin Drive Tire Scores SmartWay Verification

The Double Coin RLB450 drive position tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program.

January 13, 2016

Michelin Offers Uniroyal Tires for Commercial Trucks

The Uniroyal tire brand is moving into the commercial tire market with a product line aimed at cost-conscious owner-operators and small fleets, says Michelin.

January 11, 2016

Chinese Tiremaker Enters U.S. Truck-Tire Market

Chinese tiremaker Triangle Tyre Group has formed Triangle Tire USA, a new U.S. subsidiary aimed at the truck-tire market.

January 8, 2016

Wholesale Tire Marketer TBC Names Commercial Sales VP

Replacement tire marketer TBC Corp., has named Aaron Murphy vice president of commercial truck tire sales, the company announced.

December 18, 2015

Aperia Launches Dealer Network for Halo Tire Inflator

Aperia Technologies, maker of the Halo Tire Inflator, has launched a nationwide network of dealers to offer Halo for fleets in multiple locations in the U.S.

December 8, 2015

Memphis Tire Dealers Joins Marangoni Family of Retreaders

Quality Tire & Service of Munford, Tenn., has joined the Marangoni Tread North America family of independent retreaders, the company announced.

December 3, 2015

Tire Pressure, Fuel Economy and GHG Regs

Should tire inflation systems be part of the new federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules? Trucking’s track record with pressure maintenance says yes. But, uncertainty over the definition of proper inflation raises questions.


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