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  • Manitoba Trucking Association to promote SmartWay program province-wide

    January 9, 2020 2:26PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) has entered into a partnership with Natural Resources Canada through its SmartWay initiative. The program, which promotes environmentally-friendly efforts in the trucking industry, links manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, and logistics service providers with

  • STA partnership with NRC to provide carriers insight into efficient fuel practices

    February 6, 2019 4:20PM by Truck News-West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) today announced its partnership with Natural Resources Canada (NRC), with the association offering a number of training opportunities to help carriers increase fuel efficiency. “Educating member companies on these programs is important

  • Are some SmartWay tires smarter than others?

    March 16, 2016 1:01PM by James Menzies

    There are 150 tire manufacturers with a SmartWay product. We counted. Twice. How do you choose the right one?

  • New NACFE Confidence Report demonstrates benefits of low rolling resistance tires

    August 14, 2015 2:06PM by James Menzies

    A new Confidence Report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has found there are significant fuel economy benefits available by running low rolling resistance (LRR) tires. The report suggests the typical up-front purchase price of a tire

  • Feature Equipment


    January 20, 2015 9:16AM by James Menzies

    One last note on tires: There are too many tire companies! Seriously, there are 150 that have a SmartWay tire and how many others that do not? Most of the names on the list are not recognizable but someone’s buying

  • Feature Equipment


    January 20, 2015 9:09AM by James Menzies

    What do Bigstone, Blacklion and Jinxin have in common? Haven’t heard of’em? Okay, how about Linglong, Long March and Luckyear? Still not sure? Each of the companies named above have at least one SmartWay-verified tire available in the North American

  • Two Double Coin tires gain SmartWay approval

    November 20, 2014 11:40AM by Truck News

    MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin’s RT600 and RR202 tires have been accepted into the US EPA SmartWay program. The program verifies the tires, or other technologies, have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The low-profile all-position RT600 features a

  • Product Equipment

    Toyo offers new SmartWay-verified drive tire

    October 30, 2014 11:18AM by Truck News

    CYPRESS, Calif. — Toyo Tires has announced the introduction of a new SmartWay-verified drive tire. The Toyo M650 is designed for regional-haul service and higher torque operating conditions, the company announced. The unique design offers traction and even wear while

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    Michelin launches new SmartWay-verified X-One

    October 16, 2014 11:55AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Energy conscious fleets looking for tires now have a new option from Michelin North America Inc.   The company has debuted a wide-base single-trailer tire that is verified under the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) SmartWay program.

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    BFGoodrich launches SmartWay-verified drive tire

    May 19, 2014 12:43PM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — BFGoodrich today announced the launch of its SmartWay-verified DR454 drive tire. The tire is aimed at the owner/operator and small- to mid-sized on-highway and super-regional fleet markets, where fuel economy is a concern. The tire complements the