Tires

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December 23, 2013

Kumho Wants a Bigger Piece of U.S. Truck Tire Market

Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. is not a significant player in the medium truck tire market. But CEO and President H.E. “Harry” Choi hopes to change that, as he explains in an interview with HDT sister publication Modern Tire Dealer.

December 23, 2013

Who Balances Trailer Wheels?

Nobody balances trailer wheels, but oddly, they are the wheels on a truck most likely in need of balancing. With a few ounces of balancing material, those tires might easily run tens of thousands more miles before final removal.

December 18, 2013

Video: The Environmental Benefits of Retreading

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau joined forces with the American Commercial Tire Network to launch a video that highlights the massive environmental benefits of tire retreading.

December 18, 2013

Video: The Environmental Benefits of Retreading

Retreading tires is green -- both environmentally and financially. The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau joined forces with the American Commercial Tire Network for this video that highlights the environmental benefits of tire retreading. It also demonstrates how retreading works and dispels some of the common myths about retread tires.

December 17, 2013

Goodyear Adds New Commercial Tire & Service Center In Tulsa

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new Commercial Tire & Service Center to its network in Tulsa, Okla., expanding its offerings in the state.

December 17, 2013

Continental Announces New Truck Tire Products

Continental announced that the HTL1 wide single truck tire is now available as a ContiTread retread. In 400 millimeter tread width, the HTL1 can be retreaded for fleets who operate wide single drive or trailer tires in sizes 445/50R22.5 and 455/55R22.5.

December 17, 2013

Doran 360 TPMS Integration with Omnitracs

Doran Manufacturing announced the integration of its Doran 360 TPMS with Omnitrac’s Mobile Computing Platforms (MCP50, MCP110 and MCP200). The collaborative project will provide drivers with a user interface and provide fleets with off-truck access to tire pressure data and low pressure alarms to use and help control tire repair and maintenance costs.

December 16, 2013

Michelin Issues Recall for Commercial Light Truck Tires

Michelin North America has announced a safety recall of approximately 1.3 million of its Michelin LTX M/S commercial light truck tires, sold in both the U.S. and Canada.

December 15, 2013

Aeolus HN277 Ultra Line-Haul Steer Tire Receives SmartWay Verification

The Aeolus HN277 Ultra line-haul steer tire has received SmartWay verification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, meaning that the fuel saving benefits of this type of tire have been verified by the EPA’s SmartWay program.

December 11, 2013

Foreign Tire Sales Recalls Truck Tires

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring Foreign Tire Sales Inc. to recall 2,659 truck tires because of inaccurate load and inflation information on the tires.

December 11, 2013

Toyo M137 Steer Tire Now Available in 16-Ply

The M137 premium high-performance steer radial manufactured by Toyo Tires is now available in a 16-ply with increased load carrying capacity. The M137 is designed for use on long haul, over-the-highway commercial applications.

December 9, 2013

Adopting Tire Inflation Systems

Why are adoption rates for proven fuel-saving technologies so low? It looks like a classic case of stepping over a dollar to pick up a dime. Maybe “a lack of credible information on payback” means, “we don’t know how much this device will save us so we’re not going to buy it.”

December 5, 2013

TireStat TPMS Sensors Go In or Out of Tires

TireStat powered by MobileTraq from Mobile Awareness is a commercial-grade tire pressure monitoring system designed to grow with a fleet’s needs as well as industry demands.

December 5, 2013

Toyo Announces Improved Casing Warranty

Toyo Tires announced an improved casing warranty for its commercial line of medium truck and bus radial tires. The casing value has been increased to $110 for the first retread on many popular sizes.

December 2, 2013

Tire Makers Yokohama and Kumho Forge Alliance

Yokohama Rubber and Kumho Tire signed a memorandum of understanding on Nov. 29 to start discussions of technology exchanges and a capital alliance premised on cross-shareholdings.

December 2, 2013

Bridgestone Launches Tire for Auto Haulers

Bridgestone's new M749 Drive Radial Tire is the first tire Bridgestone has designed specifically for long- and regional-haul auto-haul transportation vehicles in the U.S. and Canadian market.

November 27, 2013

PressurePro TPMS Announces Integration with Omnitracs

Advantage PressurePro announced the integration of its advanced TPMS solutions to Omnitracs’ Mobile Computing Platforms 110 and 200 (MCP110 and MCP200).

November 26, 2013

Marangoni Announces Intermodal Product Line

Marangoni Tread North America announced a new addition to its conventional precured line of retreads, aimed at the intermodal market and designed to stand up to ozone and other extreme conditions.

November 25, 2013

Are We Sacrificing Traction for Fuel Economy?

As more fleets embrace their fuel savings potential, a large portion of the driver population remains uneasy about low-rolling-resistance, fuel-efficient tires -- especially in winter. Has the quest for fuel efficiency pushed traction and safety into the back seat?

November 18, 2013

Cooper Appeal Granted in Apollo Case

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced that the Delaware Supreme Court has granted its request for an expedited hearing of its appeal to a partial ruling rendered by Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III in the case Cooper filed against Apollo Tyres.

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