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Taking Tires for a Test Drive
Taking Tires for a Test Drive

July 24, 2017
If you want to test drive some new tires before you buy — and who wouldn’t — be prepared to invest significant time and energy in the project.

Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life
Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life

June 24, 2016
Tires contribute approximately 25-35% of a truck’s total rolling resistance. The less rolling resistance, the less energy it takes to move the truck. And a...

5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy
5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy

April 7, 2015
Fuel efficiency and tread mileage go hand in hand. Here's one of those rare opportunities to whack two birds with one stone. By following these five easy...

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...

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...

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...

Inflate your Tires, Not Your Fuel Bill
Inflate your Tires, Not Your Fuel Bill

June 9, 2014
For as hard as fleets work for a 1% gain in fuel efficiency, it's hard to imagine giving up something like 2-4% in fuel efficiency to something as simple as...

Don't Scrub Away Tire Savings
Don't Scrub Away Tire Savings

May 27, 2014
You've heard the expression, 'It's like herding cats"? It's like that with tires when your alignment is out of whack. With all those wheels heading in...

Making the Case for Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires
Making the Case for Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires

February 26, 2014
How do you explain to the boss that the tires you want to buy are going to cost more up front but run fewer miles? You can explain they will save money on...