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The Rolling Resistance Paradox
The Rolling Resistance Paradox

June 23, 2017
Looking for a tire with the lowest possible rolling resistance? If that’s your only consideration, you might not be happy with the tire you get.

Bridgestone Developing SuperTire for Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II Project
Bridgestone Developing SuperTire for Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II Project

January 6, 2017
Rather than go with an off-the-shelf tire, the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II team is bringing Bridgestone on board to develop an ultra-low rolling...

NACFE: Low Rolling Resistance Tires a Worthwhile Investment
NACFE: Low Rolling Resistance Tires a Worthwhile Investment

August 14, 2015
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released its sixth fuel economy technology confidence report, this one covering the benefits of...

Fuel Savings vs. Shorter Tire Life
Fuel Savings vs. Shorter Tire Life

June 8, 2015
Are low-rolling-resistance tires a cost-effective proposition? It’s not an easy question to answer. Chances are your low-rolling resistance tires are...

TMC Survey Reveals Misinformed View of Fuel-Efficient Tires
TMC Survey Reveals Misinformed View of Fuel-Efficient Tires

March 10, 2015
Do the fuel savings of low-rolling-resistance tires outweigh the assumed shorter miles-to-removal? A TMC survey found a disturbing lack of knowledge among...

Goodyear Rolls New Steer Tire into Fuel Max Lineup
Goodyear Rolls New Steer Tire into Fuel Max Lineup

March 5, 2015
Goodyear's new LHS steer tire joins the Fuel Max LHD G505D drive tire in in the company's premium low-rolling-resistance tire lineup.

How Tires Affect Fuel Economy Testing
How Tires Affect Fuel Economy Testing

August 26, 2014
When setting out to evaluate a fuel-saving product, you don't want your numbers skewed by differences in rolling resistance from the tires. With some...

Medium-Duty Tires Go Fuel-Efficient
Medium-Duty Tires Go Fuel-Efficient

August 12, 2014
The factors driving tire design for medium-duty trucks has changed. Today, tire makers must balance fuel efficiency and bulletproof durability to stand up...

The Benefits of Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires Explained
The Benefits of Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires Explained

July 22, 2014
There's little doubt left that tires formulated for lower rolling resistance work as advertised, but it's still tough to give up at few thousandths of an...