NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Americas introduced its new R283A Ecopia steer tire Feb. 16, which the company says is engineered to deliver best-in-class performance for commercial trucking fleets for long- and regional-haul service.
“Bridgestone engineered the R283A Ecopia steer tire to deliver the best combination of wear performance and fuel savings,” said Matt Loos, director of truck and bus marketing, Bridgestone Commercial. “Sophisticated fleets today measure tire performance based on the total life cycle. The R283A Ecopia tire is an innovative solution that will help them maximize every mile.”
The steer tire offers Bridgestone’s advanced technologies that provide 21% longer wear life than its predecessor, 3% better rolling resistance and superior fuel efficiency.
The tire utilizes Bridgestone’s IntelliShape sidewall design, an innovative tread compound, lower cap/base junction, four-rib design, optimized tread depth and width, defensive side groove, equalizer rib and stress relief sipes.
The new steer tire is now available in Canada and the US in various sizes.