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Sumitomo Tire Offers Better Traction, Retreadability

The Sumitomo ST719 All Position Tire from TBC Brands is designed for greater wear, traction and retreadability compared to previous Sumitomo tire models.

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Michelin’s Dimenna Looks Down the Road ‘Beyond Tires’

These days, the tires that have made Michelin a leading global brand are just one aspect of its worldwide operations, and the company has ambitions to be a thought leader in the advancement of sustainable mobility around the world.

Rotary R5000HD Aligns Truck Wheels Without Rolling Compensation

Rotary has launched the R5000HD Commercial Truck Alignment System, designed to improve the process of aligning commercial vehicle wheels by eliminating the need for rolling compensation.

Michelin Aims to Recycle All Tires by 2048

At Michelin's Movin' On conference, the company announced goals to use 80% sustainable materials in its tires and produce 100% recyclable tires by 2048.

What You Don't Know About Your Wheels Can Hurt You

There’s much more to wheel installation — and many more pitfalls to taking shortcuts — than you may think. If you haven’t reviewed your wheel installation procedures lately, here’s something to think about.

Are Your Tires up to the Job?

Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand takes constant patience and vigilance.

Retreading to Maximize Casing Value

Retreading extends the life of the most expensive part of the tire, which lowers cost per mile significantly. This is part five in a five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

What You Should Know About Tire and Wheel Balancing

Balanced tires and wheels have been shown to save fuel, but balancing can also save tires -- and money. Part four in Jim Park's five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

Align the Truck Before the Need Arises

Your tires will tell you if your vehicle is running straight and true. Don't wait 'till it's too late.

Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run

National Tire Safety Week is more for consumers and passenger car drivers, but given tires' third-place ranking in trucking fleets' operating costs, we figured a few timely reminders wouldn't hurt. This is part one in a five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.