Wheels

1  -  20  of  96

July 18, 2017

Accuride Launches ProFinish Steel Wheel Refinishing

Accuride has introduced the ProFinish steel wheel refinishing service for the North American commercial vehicle market. Now in full operation, ProFinish will refinish all steel wheel makes with Accuride’s Steel Armor coating that protects the wheel from corrosion and comes with a 12-month warranty against rust damage.

June 19, 2017

Accuride Agrees to Buy German Wheel Supplier

Accuride has entered into an agreement to acquire Mefro Wheels, a privately owned German-based supplier of steel wheels to the commercial vehicle industries in Europe and Asia.

May 2, 2017

Alcoa Looks to Detroit for Styling

Alcoa is looking at the potential of producing a black version of the Dura-Bright Evo wheel. The company brought a few prototypes to the Mid-America Trucking Show, trying to see if people noticed them and asked about them.

February 26, 2017

Halo-Compatible Wheel Covers Offered for FlowBelow Aero Kit

Aperia Technologies has partnered with FlowBelow on the joint development of a new, Halo-compatible aerodynamic wheel cover designed to fit over the Aperia Halo tire inflation system.

January 25, 2017

Maxion Enters Forged Aluminum Truck Wheel Market

Maxion Wheels is extending its product portfolio to include forged aluminum wheels, Donald Polk, President of Maxion Wheels, Americas, announced at a press conference during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas.

January 24, 2017

Accuride Offers New Wheels, Warranties

Accuride introduced new steel and aluminum wheels and extended warranties on anti-corrosion coatings at this year’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas.

December 22, 2016

21st Century Truck Wheels

In practice, wheels function quite well with only limited attention and maintenance. But that’s no excuse not to pay attention to them at regular intervals.

December 14, 2016

Arconic Signs $450 Million in Supply Deals for its Alcoa Wheels

Manufacturing company Arconic has signed more than $450 million in long-term agreements, including a major deal with Paccar, to supply its forged aluminum Alcoa wheels to makers of commercial vehicles serving global markets.

October 4, 2016

MaxCoat Extra Finish Warranty Comes Standard on Certain Maxion Wheels

Maxion Wheels’ MaxCoat Extra Finish Warranty comes standard on any hub-piloted single and wide-base tubeless disc wheel finished with original MaxCoat Extra powder-coat.

August 1, 2016

Dill Air Controls Offers Complete Truck Valve Installation Kit

Dill Air Controls has launched a complete truck valve installation toolkit, responding to feedback from fleets and service technicians.

May 25, 2016

Refinishing Wheels the Right Way

Road salts damage steel and aluminum wheels, and there are proper ways to maintain and repair them.

May 23, 2016

Alcoa Wheel Names 16-Year Veteran President

Sixteen-year company veteran Merrick Murphy has been named president of the Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products business.

February 28, 2016

SKF Expands Warranty Options to 5 or 7 Years

The package options do not require customers to purchase pre-assembled kits. Instead, customers can continue to purchase and install product as they do today. Fleets can reduce sourcing by using SKF wheel end components on both truck and trailer applications.

February 11, 2016

Survey Delves Into Truck Tire Purchasing and Maintenance

Modern Tire Dealer and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines have completed an in-depth research project that provides an expansive look at truck tires and their maintenance.

January 27, 2016

Accuride Rolls Out Anti-Corrosion EverSteel Wheel Technology

At HDAW, component supplier Accuride launched its EverSteel wheel technology, designed to prevent corrosion in steel wheels, as well as two new lightweight aluminum wheels.

November 24, 2015

Why Do Wheels Come Loose?

Investigations into hundreds of wheel separation incidents reveals that whether it was loosened wheel fasteners or failed bearings due to improper installation or loss of lubricant, better maintenance could have prevented all but a few of the incidents.

November 16, 2015

Accuride Makes Changes to Support Going Global

Accuride announced Monday that it has realigned its organization and upgraded its leadership team to support the company’s plans to grow as a supplier of wheel-end products to the global commercial vehicle industry.

October 22, 2015

Shark Fin Separates Wheels With 2.5-Ton Force

Ken-Tool’s 34555 Shark Fin Dual Wheel Separation Bag is designed to remove stuck and corroded wheels and tires from truck and trailer axles.

October 1, 2015

Accuride App Displays Products and Information

Accuride’s mobile app is a product search tool and information resource for the company’s wheel and wheel-end products.

September 28, 2015

Alcoa Board Agrees to Split Company

Alcoa’s board of directors unanimously approved a plan to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies.

Previous||12345||

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

sponsored by

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All