Tires

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February 24, 2017

Sumitomo Offers New Steer, Drive Tires

TBC Brands, a distributor of private brand tires in North America, is introducing two new tires - the Sumitomo ST788 SE Steer Position and ST948 SE Drive tires.

February 23, 2017

Commission Ends Tariffs on Truck Tires From China

The International Trade Commission upended the Chinese tire tariff investigation by voting against imposing tariffs on the products.

February 22, 2017

Goodyear's Raw Material Costs Increase $300M in 3 Weeks

Tire makers worldwide are citing rising raw material costs as the driver of their price increases. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. painted a picture of just how extreme the increases have been so far — using words like “volatile” and “unpredictable."

February 17, 2017

Tried and True Tire Repairs

Smart fleet managers understand that wringing every possible mile from a truck tire saves money. Which means that getting tires fixed properly after failures do occur is vital for both vehicle productivity and fleet profitability.

February 1, 2017

Yokohama Increases All Tire Prices

Yokohama Tire Corporation will increase prices by up to 7% on all of its tires sold in the U.S., including commercial, off-the-road (OTR), and consumer. The increase will go into effect April 1.

January 24, 2017

Choosing Tires for On and Off the Road

There are still big differences in tire designs for on-highway and off-road tires, but newer designs make it possible to do a little of both.

January 18, 2017

Kenworth Adds Wide Base Steer Tire Options For T370

Kenworth is offering wide base tires for applications requiring up to 20,000-pound front axle ratings for the company’s T370 truck model.

January 12, 2017

GT Radial Offers SmartWay-Verified Long Haul Drive Tire

GT Radial has introduced the GDL651FS long haul drive tire to the North American market, offering improved fuel economy, traction, and tread wear for long haul operations.

December 19, 2016

Cooper Aims Roadmaster RM272 at Drop Deck Trailers

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has added two new sizes to its Roadmaster RM272 commercial tire line, designed to withstand the demands of drop-deck trailers.

November 22, 2016

Proper Inflation is Elementary

Keeping tires properly inflated is elementary to good maintenance, and products that aid in that quest can be valuable.

November 16, 2016

Marangoni Adds Ohio Ringtread Dealer

Marangoni Tread North America has added Hancock Country Tire & Retreading in Bluffton, Ohio to its family of independent retreaders.

November 3, 2016

TA Expands Commercial Tire Operations

TravelCenters of America has expanded its commercial tire business by forming the TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network.

October 26, 2016

Yokohama Adds Four Sizes to 104ZR Tire Line

Yokohama Tire Corporation has added four new sizes to its 104ZR all-position/steer tire lineup designed for urban and regional applications.

October 24, 2016

Maximizing Truck Tire Tread Life

Excessive friction or uneven contact between the pavement and the tire will cause tread to wear away faster than you should. It’s important that you do all you can to keep your tires running straight and true.

October 18, 2016

Cooper Offers Wide-Base Steer Tire for Mixed Service

Cooper Tire & Rubber’s Roadmaster RM332 WB is a commercial tire line available in a wide-base steer tire for mixed service applications.

October 12, 2016

DOC Miscalculation Raises Tariffs on Truck Tires From China

The U.S. Department of Commerce has admitted to a miscalculation in its preliminary anti-dumping tariff rate for truck tires imported from China, raising the rates of every manufacturer and importer to 30.36% - nearly 10 points higher than the initial calculation.

October 11, 2016

Oliver Rubber Website Includes Redesigned Retread Selector

Oliver Rubber Company has redesigned its website, oliverrubber.com, based on customer feedback, adding features like a retread selector and dealer locator to help users better manage their business.

October 3, 2016

Yokohama Announces New Ultra Wide Base Drive Tire

Yokohama Tire Corporation has introduced the BluEarth 709L ultra wide base drive tire – a SmartWay verified tire designed for fuel efficiency.

September 26, 2016

Wide-Single Tires Need a Little More Care

Wide-base single tires have saved truck fleets millions of gallons of fuel over the 20-plus years they have been in service and facilitated the transport of thousands of additional tons of payload. Good maintenance improves the value proposition with wide-base singles.

September 23, 2016

Hankook Shows New Fuel-Efficient e-Cube Blue Tire Line

Hankook has expanded its e-cube Blue trailer tire line with special steering and drive-axle threads designed for efficiency and fuel savings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.

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