April 23, 2015 - Industry News
Freightliner will begin offering Yokohama truck tires as part of the ordering process on its medium- and heavy-duty trucks, the tire maker has announced.
Tags: Yokohama, Medium-Duty Trucks, Tires, Cabovers
March 17, 2015 - Industry News
Goodyear wants to be the leader in fuel-efficient truck tires. Why? Because the number one concern of long-haul fleets across America is fuel costs.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Low Rolling Resistance Tires, Fuel Efficiency
March 16, 2015 - Industry News
How is the booming truck market affecting commercial tire sales? Yokohama's Rick Phillips answers this question and more in this Q&A.
Tags: Yokohama, Tires
February 19, 2015 - Industry News
The device was proved effective in track testing in Canada last year and is in use by numerous fleets, members of the awards committee found in pre-selection research.
Tags: TWNA Technical Achievement Award, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, Technology & Maintenance Council, Tires, Aperia Technologies
February 18, 2015 - Industry News
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Tuesday announced its net income in the final quarter of 2014 skyrocketed above the level from the same time a year earlier, hitting $2.13 billion.
Tags: Goodyear, Earnings, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Tires
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
Several organizational changes were made within Yokohama Tire Corporation announced Takaharu Fushimi, CEO of Yokohama Corporation of North America.
Tags: Tires, Yokohama Tire Corp., People, Promotions
January 28, 2015 - Industry News
Members of the Technology and Maintenance Council will discuss fuel efficient tires at the organization’s 2015 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Expo next month in Nashville,
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, TMC, Industry Event, Annual Meeting, Tires
January 27, 2015 - Industry News
Bridgestone Commercial has designed and launched a new website for its Dayton line of commercial truck tires.
Tags: Truck Tires, Bridgestone, Tires and Wheels, Online Tool, Tires
Compared with 2013, truck tire shipments in 2014 were up 1.6 million units, while the number of retreaded tires was up 800,000 units.
Tags: Truck Tires, Retreads, Tires and Wheels, Tires
January 8, 2015 - Industry News
Bridgestone Americas broke ground on the company’s new 30-story, $200 million headquarters to be located in the SoBro area of Nashville, Tennessee. The building is set to be completed in mid to late 2017.
Tags: Headquarters, Relocation, Bridgestone, Nashville, Tires
January 7, 2015 - Industry News
The Rubber Manufacturers Association expects demand for both original equipment and replacement tires for commercial and light trucks to grow in 2015.
Tags: Replacement Tires, Rubber Manufacturers Association, Truck Tires, Light Truck Tires, Tires
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
Hankook Tire appointed Hee-se Ahn as the president of Hankook Tire America Corp., effective Jan. 1. Ahn will also function as the company’s chief operating officer for business operations throughout the Americas.
Tags: Hankook Tire America Corp., Leadership, Tires, People
December 23, 2014 - Industry News
Marangoni Tread North America manufactured the company’s 4 millionth tread at its Madison, Tennessee, facility.
Tags: Retreads, Marangoni, Tires and Wheels, Tires
December 23, 2014 - Press Release
Michelin Americas Truck Tires upgraded its dealer locator app, offering drag and drop capability, type ahead functionality, more search options and one-click access to all key dealer information.
Tags: Michelin, Information Technology, Google Maps, Mobile Apps, Tires
December 22, 2014 - Industry News
The Retread Tire Association is launching a regularly updated calendar of upcoming retread related conferences and trade shows beginning in January.
Tags: Events, Tires and Wheels, Retread Tire Association, Tires, Retreads, Associations
December 5, 2014 - Industry News
The Michelin X Tweel Airless Radial Tire is a non-pneumatic tire for commercial vehicles that connects the tire and wheel with a rigid hub connected to a shear beam made of flexible, deformable polyurethane spokes.
Tags: Michelin, Tires, Skid Steer, Mowers
November 26, 2014 - Industry News
Purcell announced the opening of a new commercial tire and service center in Tucson, Ariz., to service heavy duty trucks. The center is located at 1515 East Ajo Way in Tuscon, near Interstate 10.
Tags: Tires, Arizona, Alignment, Service Center
November 19, 2014 - Product News
Double Coin and CMA recently met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program for its RT600 and RR202 tires.
Tags: EPA SmartWay, Double Coin, Tires
November 10, 2014 - Industry News
Goodyear Tire and Rubber added a new Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center in the Greensboro area of North Carolina.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Tires, Service Center, Goodyear Tire & Rubber
October 22, 2014 - Industry News
Cooper Tire and Rubber has completed builds of tires made of natural rubber sourced from the guayule plants.
Tags: Sustainability, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Tires, Rubber, Guayule
Goodyear will test its Air Maintenance Technology for commercial vehicles -- which keeps tires inflated without any external pumps or electronics -- on trucking fleets over the next year and a half.
Tags: Technology, Air Maintenance Technology, Tire Inflation, Tires, Goodyear, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, Inflation
October 14, 2014 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating six complaints it has received alleging steer tire failure involving Michelin’s 2014 XZA 295/60/R22.5 tires used on auto-haulers.
Tags: Michelin, Safety, Truck Tires, Investigation, Tires, NHTSA, Auto Haulers
September 26, 2014 - Industry News
Parmenter, Inc. celebrated 40 years in business recently, announced Marangoni Tread North America who uses Parmenter as a Ringtread dealer.
Tags: Tires, Anniversary, Retreads, Marangoni
September 22, 2014 - Industry News
Bridgestone will be exploring a natural, domestic source for rubber production at its new Biorubber Process Research Center in Mesa, Arizona.
Tags: Bridgestone, Tires, Rubber, Sustainability, Guayule, Research
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.
Tags: Recalls, Double Coin, Tires, CMA, NHTSA
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