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.
August 12, 2014
The factors driving tire design for medium-duty trucks has changed. Today, tire makers must balance fuel efficiency and bulletproof durability to stand up to a harsh P&D environment.
July 31, 2014
Daniels Tired Service, a 14-location commercial, consumer and OTR tire dealership is celebrating 75 years as a Goodyear Tire and Rubber customer.
July 25, 2014
Piedmont Truck Tires, a Southern-based commercial tire dealership, has joined the ContiLifeCycle dealer network for retreads.
July 22, 2014
There's little doubt left that tires formulated for lower rolling resistance work as advertised, but it's still tough to give up at few thousandths of an inch of tread. After all, tire miles are important, too. How much of a difference does the reduction in rolling resistance make?
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