October 12, 2016 - Industry News
The U.S. Department of Commerce has admitted to a miscalculation in its preliminary anti-dumping tariff rate for truck tires imported from China, raising the rates of every manufacturer and importer to 30.36% - nearly 10 points higher than the initial calculation.
Tags: China, Tires, Tariffs, U.S. Department of Commerce
October 11, 2016 - Product News
Oliver Rubber Company has redesigned its website, oliverrubber.com, based on customer feedback, adding features like a retread selector and dealer locator to help users better manage their business.
Tags: Website, Tires, Retreads, Oliver Rubber
September 23, 2016 - Product News
Hankook has expanded its e-cube Blue trailer tire line with special steering and drive-axle threads designed for efficiency and fuel savings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.
Tags: Trailers, IAA, Tires, Hankook Tire
July 22, 2016 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Roadcheck inspection blitz this year focused on tires, and an analysis of inspection data shows that tread depth was by far the most common violation cited.
Tags: Inspections, Tires, Roadcheck, Vigillo
July 6, 2016 - Industry News
Commercial truck and bus tires imported from China are benefitting from subsidies from the Chinese government, and as a result the U.S. Department of Commerce says those tires should be subject to tariffs up to 23%.
Tags: China, Tires, Tariffs
June 27, 2016 - Industry News
Froesel Tire of St. Louis, Mo., has become a member of Marangoni Tread North America's family of independent retreaders.
Tags: Tires, Dealers, Retreads, Marangoni
June 7, 2016 - Industry News
Tire distributor TBC Brands has expanded its commercial truck tire team, naming David Smothers its field sales engineer and Dave Dugan as regional sales manager for the Midwest region.
Tags: Sales, Tires, TBC, People, Distributors
May 25, 2016 - Product News
Monro Muffler Brake has acquired tire retailer McGee Tire Stores, adding 29 stores and one retread facility to expand the company’s footprint in Florida.
Tags: Tires, Monro Muffler Brake, Mergers & Acquisitions
May 11, 2016 - Product News
Industry statistics suggest only about 30% of fleets do wheel balancing, and even those fleets usually balance only the steer axle wheels. IMI Products says if fleets balanced wheels at every position. they could see fuel savings and gains in tire life that would return their investment in balancing compounds tenfold in the just the first year.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Tires, IMI, Tire Balancing
May 10, 2016 - Industry News
Michelin Americas Truck Tires has opened a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in El Paso, Texas, called Border Recapping.
Tags: New Facility, Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Retreads, Oliver Rubber, Dealers, Texas, Tires
May 6, 2016 - Industry News
M-S Logistics has presented their Partner of the Year award to Marangoni Tread North America. The award was presented by M-S Logistics’ safety and maintenance director Mike Elliott.
Tags: Tires, Awards, Retreads, Marangoni
May 4, 2016 - Product News
Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tires' LT40 long-haul and regional trailer tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology program.
Tags: SmartWay, EPA, Tires, Uniroyal, Low-rolling Resistance
April 7, 2016 - Industry News
Commercial tire dealer and retreader BestDrive has purchased Brahler’s Trucker Supply, significantly expanding its presence in the Midwest.
Tags: Tires, Continental Tire the Americas, Retreads, Mergers & Acquisitions
March 31, 2016 - Product News
The Uniroyal brand is adding two more sizes to its recently launched line of commercial truck tires, the company announced.
Tags: Tires, Uniroyal, Regional, Delivery Fleets
March 30, 2016 - Product News
Hankook’s DH07 drive tire and TH22 low platform trailer tire have been made available to fleets and will be on display at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Tags: Hankook Tire America Corp., Trailers, Tires, Drive Tires
March 14, 2016 - Industry News
Bridgestone Americas has appointed Doyle Bradford its executive director, service offering for GCR Tires & Service, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.
Tags: Leadership, Bridgestone, Tires, People, GCR Tires & Service
March 7, 2016 - Product News
Goodyear has opened five new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers offering truck tires, retreads and Goodyear-Fleet HQ Roadside Service.
Tags: New Facility, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Goodyear Commercial, Tires
February 28, 2016 - Industry News
Rapid adoption of thousands of tractor bolt-on inflation systems follows more than 50 fleet tests, validating Halo’s performance and ability to drive significant safety and efficiency benefits
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, TMC, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, Tires
February 18, 2016 - Industry News
The domestic retreaded truck tire market was down in 2015 compared to 2014, however, the health of the truck tire market also depends on new truck tire shipments. They were up 4%.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Replacement Tires, Economic Conditions
February 11, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Tires, Wheels
February 10, 2016 - Industry News
The Department of Energy is providing funding for a $1.25-million collaborative project between Bridgestone Americas and global coatings company PPG that will focus on improving the fuel efficiency of truck and bus radial tires
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Bridgestone, Tires, PPG Industries, U.S. Department of Energy
February 8, 2016 - Industry News
Continental Tire the Americas has selected a site in Mississippi for a commercial vehicle tire plant that as part of a long term investment totaling $1.4 billion.
Tags: Mississippi, New Facility, Tires, Continental Tire the Americas
February 5, 2016 - Industry News
The International Trade Commission is looking into whether it should impose anti-dumping and countervailing duties, or tariffs, on truck and bus tires made in China.
Tags: China, Tires, Global
February 1, 2016 - Industry News
The voluntary safety recall is limited to FS561 tires in size 255/70R22.5 and only those tires that are installed in the trailer application.
Tags: Firestone, Bridgestone, Recalls, Tires
January 26, 2016 - Product News
The Double Coin RLB450 drive position tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program.
Tags: SmartWay, EPA, Double Coin, Tires, Low Rolling Resistance Tires
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