Tires

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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.

May 14, 2013

Why Should You Retread Your Tires?

Retreading tires provides the absolute lowest cost per mile of any tire management strategy. When coupled with other enhanced preventive maintenance measures, a retreaded tire can easily go half a million miles or more, all things being equal.

May 13, 2013

What You Need to Know About Wide-base Singles & Offset Axles

Everything you need to know about switching from dual wheels to wide-base singles you can learn at a playground. Picture a teeter-totter with a big kid on one end and a little kid on the other. The big kid is on the ground, while the little guy's legs are dangling in the air. The load is unevenly distributed. If you moved the fulcrum closer to the big kid, the beam would eventually balance.

May 13, 2013

TireStamp Announces Tire Maintenance Services

TireStamp Inc. announced that its staff of tire and wheel maintenance experts will provide consulting services to fleet clients that want to improve their tire and wheel maintenance and reduce their costs.

May 9, 2013

Bridgestone Begins Work on New Biorubber Research Center

Bridgestone America has broken ground on its Biorubber Process Research Center in Mesa, Ariz., to investigate the use of the guayule plant as an alternative natural rubber source.

May 3, 2013

Ken-Tool's Tire Restraining Devices Meet Safety Standards for Higher Inflation Level

Ken-Tool announced the company’s line of 2- to 7-bar tire inflation restraining devices (cages) are tested and now certified to address higher, 130-psi inflation pressure levels.

April 23, 2013

Goodyear Enhances Three Tire Lines

Goodyear's G399A LHS Fuel Max, the G572A LHD Fuel Max, and the G392A SSD with DuraSeal + Fuel Max wide-base tire have been improved to help deliver reduced rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency, as well as long miles to removal.

April 18, 2013

Advantage PressurePro Announces Director of Sales

Advantage PressurePro, a maker of commercial tire pressure monoring systems, named Jason Zaroor its new director of sales.

April 17, 2013

Goodyear Introduces Updated Tire

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has introduced an updated tire for pick-up and delivery applications – the Goodyear G661 HSA 19.5-inch – that helps deliver long miles to removal and scrub resistance.

April 11, 2013

IPA Releases Tire Comparator (Type II)

IPA recently introduced the Tire Comparator (Type II), a caliper for comparing tire diameter on dual-mated tires.

April 9, 2013

5 Reasons to Outsource your Tire Maintenance

Tire maintenance is like preparing a fine meal. Unless you really like cooking and are very good at it, it's far easier – and safer sometimes – to visit a nice restaurant. Here are five reasons you might want to consider outsourcing your tire work.

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