July 2, 2015
Dropdeck trailers with spread-axle tandems are torture on tires. Tom Berg explores one tire maker's quest to design a product to stand up to the beating in his Trailer Talk blog.
June 29, 2015
Irregular or accelerated tire wear is annoying and expensive, but there's something else eating away at your expensive assets: the pavement itself.
June 26, 2015
Giti Tire USA has announced that tire industry veteran John Aben is joining the company as its senior vice president.
June 24, 2015
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 is offering a selection of all-position Yokohama tires for Kenworth heavy- and medium-duty conventional trucks.
June 11, 2015
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
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
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.
BestDrive, a commercial tire retreader and distributor owned by Continental Tire, opened a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Taylor, Mich.
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 Tire & Rubber Company has launched a new waste haul tire for North America called the Endurance WHA, designed for durability and long life.
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
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 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
The Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo, Miss., has earned the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s enHance Partnership Award for 2015.
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 the Americas has been named the tire sponsor of the ChampTruck truck racing series in 2015.
May 15, 2015
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 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.
The GT Radial GT639 is a non-directional regional drive tire designed for better traction and mileage performance in regional fleet use.
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