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    Cooper unveils severe mixed-service drive tire

    October 31, 2018 10:41AM by John G Smith

    Cooper’s Severe Series truck and bus radial tire line has expanded with the introduction of the new Cooper Severe Series Mixed Service Drive or MSD, a premium drive tire for mixed-service applications. The treads measure a deep 32/32, and the company says it

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    Michelin guarantees performance of new drive tire

    September 27, 2017 2:51PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Michelin is promising its new XDA Energy + drive tire will save fleets $400 a year in fuel, and is backing that promise up with a guarantee. The company’s newest drive tire was designed for fuel economy,

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    Goodyear launches new drive tire

    September 27, 2017 11:07AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Goodyear has introduced a new longhaul tire it says combines longer miles to removal with excellent fuel efficiency. The new Goodyear Endurance LHD was shown for the first time at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. “In

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    Michelin reveals airless, rechargeable concept tire

    June 14, 2017 3:43PM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – Michelin has revealed a futuristic airless concept tire constructed of biosourced materials, which can change tread designs on demand. The tire, which the company says could be viable within 10-15 years, would completely change how fleets use

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    Cooper adds to Roadmaster line with RM332 wide-base tire

    April 27, 2016 12:06PM by Truck News

    FINDLAY, Ohio – Cooper Tire and Rubber Company introduced the new RM332 WB heavy-duty wide-base tire, adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires. Designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications, the RM332 WB boasts a rib-type tread

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    Bridgestone brings R283A tire to Canada

    April 16, 2016 8:17AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Bridgestone used Truck World to launch its new R283A steer tire to the Canadian market. The company says the Ecopia tire produces 3% less rolling resistance than the R283 tire it replaces and will offer 21% longer

  • Dana publishes white paper on optimized tire pressure

    February 9, 2016 8:57AM by Truck News

     MAUMEE, Ohio – To help prevent blowouts and other tire events, Dana Holding published a white paper recently for the commercial trucking industry titled “Optimized Tire-Pressure Management.” The white paper was written by the company’s engineering manager for advanced chassis

  • Product Equipment

    Toyo introduces new refuse tire

    March 23, 2015 9:07AM by Truck News

    CYPRESS, Calif. — Toyo Tire has introduced a new regional and urban heavy-duty steer tire it says is ideal for refuse operations. The Toyo M153 features an extra deep, regroovable 26/32” tread and is optimized for high-scrub applications. It has

  • 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

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    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.

  • News Equipment

    Goodyear broadens G741 severe-service tire line

    September 18, 2014 8:50PM by Truck News

    One Canadian oilpatch fleet says it’s the best tire it has seen in 10 years or more

  • In the black

    June 9, 2014 1:14PM by John G. Smith

    Track your costs and find the profit with a tire benchmarking 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

  • Oliver Rubber announces new retreads

    May 12, 2014 12:31PM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Oliver Rubber announced the launch of its Oliver Performance Drive today – a drive position retread for both long-haul and regional applications. “The Performance Drive is the newest Oliver product. It is designed with unique properties to