Tires

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July 22, 2013

DLS Retreading Opens First ContiTread Franchise in South Carolina

Continental Tire helps establish local South Carolina veteran retreader with the first first all-new ContiTread licensed truck tire retreading facility in the U.S.

July 18, 2013

GT Radial GSL213FS Steer Tire Now Available in 16 Ply Rating

A new 16 ply rating version of the SmartWay-verified GT Radial GSL213FS (low profile size 295/75R22.5) long haul steer tire is being introduced in North America for the increasing number of tractors with higher front end axles and GVW (gross vehicle weight).

July 17, 2013

Bridgestone's Firestone Brand Targets Small Fleets and Owner-Operators

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business unit of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC, is promising up to $1,200 annual savings for operators who equip their vehicles with new Firestone-brand commercial tires.

July 17, 2013

TireStamp Develops Fleet Customized Tire and Wheel Maintenance Program

TireStamp Inc. announced the availability of the industry’s first comprehensive Tire and Wheel Maintenance Program that is customizable to each individual fleet’s operating needs.

July 9, 2013

Bridgestone Launches Ecopia Drive Tire

Commercial Solutions introduced the Bridgestone M760 Ecopia tire, a premium drive radial that is EPA SmartWay verified and CARB compliant. The newest addition to the Ecopia tire line, the M760 delivers high traction and long mileage in a unique fuel-efficient and retreadable design.

July 8, 2013

4 Ways to Get More Miles from your Tires

Irregular tire wear is usually a symptom of some other malfunction such as poor alignment, improper inflation or even poor driving habits. The peril with mechanically induced irregular wear is that it begins the day you install the tire, though it won't produce any visible signs until weeks or perhaps months later. By then, its progress is almost irreversible.

July 3, 2013

What Exactly Constitutes an Underinflated Truck Tire?

Why should we worry about defining underinflation? Because of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) enforcement program.

July 2, 2013

Wheel-End Problems: Beyond the Obvious

Wheel-ends function as a system: the spindle, hub, and rim (or wheel), as well as the bearings and the fasteners, all work in concert to keep the wheels in place and the tires running straight and true. If one part of the system is out of whack, the results will be seen and felt elsewhere in the system - usually at the tires themselves.

June 27, 2013

Oliver Rubber Introduces Severe On/Off Precure Retread

Oliver Rubber, a provider of products and services in the tire retreading industry, has launched XS-T, a drive position precure retread for severe on/off road applications. XS-T is designed for single axle and tandem axle off-road applications such as logging and mining.

June 27, 2013

IPA Redesigns Mobile Tire Pressure Equalizer System

The IPA Mobile Tire Pressure Equalizer has been redesigned to include air toggle valves, an internal storage compartment, side mounted hose hangers and holsters for aftermarket air chucks.

June 21, 2013

More Goodyear Truck Tires Available Through TravelCenters, Petro Locations

Fleets and owner-operators will have increased access to Goodyear truck tires thanks to new agreement with TravelCenters of America and the tire manufacturer.

June 13, 2013

Hankook Tire’s Aurora Brand Receives SmartWay Verification For Five TBR Tires

Hankook Tire announced that five of its Aurora brand truck and bus Radial tires have been SmartWay verified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Technology Program.

June 11, 2013

5 Deadly Tire Sins

Negligence and apathy consign more tires to early graves than road hazards ever will. Here are the Top 5 reasons you might be straining your tire budget to the breaking point, and how you can stem the financial hemorrhage.

June 10, 2013

CMA Breaks Ground on New Distribution Center

Double Coin Tires and CMA announced that construction is to start on the company’s newest distribution center.

June 10, 2013

Making the Case for Fuel-Efficient Tires

You get 30% less tread on some fuel-efficient tires, they cost 15% less up front and they run fewer miles to take-off, but does the money saved on fuel because of the lower rolling resistance make up for the shorter overall life? Many fleets are struggling with that question today. The answer is often anything but clear.

June 6, 2013

Conti’s Hybrid Application Drive Tire SmartWay Verified

Continental Tire the Americas announced that its hybrid application drive tire for commercial trucks, the Conti Hybrid HD3, is verified by the U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership as a low rolling resistance drive tire for class 8, line-haul tractor trailers.

June 3, 2013

Tires are Key Component of CSA Inspections

As one of the two biggest non-labor expenses that trucking fleets have, tires require careful maintenance. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program further underscores the importance of good tire maintenance practices.

June 3, 2013

Michelin Launches X One Line Energy D Tire Pre-Mold Retread

Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America Inc., announced the launch of the Michelin X One Line Energy D tire and Pre-Mold retread.

May 30, 2013

Family of Driver Killed in Crash Gets $6 Million Settlement

Two trucking companies have agreed to pay a total of more than $6 million to the family of a truck driver killed in a 2011 crash with a truck that had bald tires and improperly adjusted brakes.

May 16, 2013

Oliver Rubber Introduces New Regional All Position Retread

Oliver Rubber, a provider of products and services in the tire retreading industry, has launched Regional A/P, an all position precure retread for regional, spread axle and on/off road applications.

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