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  • News Equipment

    Continental launches ‘smart’ steer tire

    October 31, 2019 12:54PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Continental introduced the industry to a new regional haul steer tire at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show. The Conti HSR 3 can be spec’d as an “intelligent” tire, with a sensor installed to communicate tire inflation

  • News Equipment

    Cooper Tire rounds out longhaul line

    October 28, 2019 2:39PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Cooper Tire showcased its recently completed line of longhaul tires at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show. The Pro Series LHT (longhaul trailer) tire hit the market recently, complementing Cooper’s Pro Series LHS (steer) and LHD (drive)

  • Yokohama Tire promotes Pavan Desaneni to VP of IT

    October 21, 2019 8:14AM by Truck News

    SANTA ANA, Calif.  – Yokohama Tire has named Pavan Desaneni vice-president of information technology. A 20-year IT veteran, he will report to Tom Masuguchi, Yokohama executive vice- president and CFO, the company said. “Pavan has proven himself time and again,

  • Keep on rollin’

    October 21, 2019 7:15AM by Andrew Snook

    Few things take as bad a beating on jobsites as the tires for fleets of heavy equipment. So, what can operators and fleet managers do, in terms of tire management, to ensure their operations run as smooth as possible? Well,

  • Continental opens $1.4-billion tire plant in Clinton

    October 18, 2019 8:00AM by Truck News

    CLINTON, Miss. – Continental has opened a new tire plant near Clinton, Miss., which is expected create 2,500 jobs over the next decade. The plant will produce truck and bus radial tires for the U.S. market. Production is set to

  • Continental debuts ‘intelligent’ construction tires

    October 1, 2019 12:28PM by James Menzies

    UVALDE, Texas – Continental has come to market with a new line of “intelligent” construction tires, which come equipped with a sensor that reads temperatures and inflation pressures. The sensor was designed by Continental to last six years or 400,000

  • News Equipment

    Huayi Tire marketing towards Canada’s South Asian trucking community

    June 20, 2019 1:14PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Huayi Tire is reaching out to the South Asian trucking community in Canada, with a Punjabi website and databooks for Double Coin tires. “We recognize that more than half of all truckers in Vancouver and Toronto were

  • Product Uncategorized

    Cooper trailer tire rounds out Pro Series

    June 10, 2019 7:43AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Cooper Tire has unveiled a new longhaul trailer tire, the LHT, completing the Cooper Pro Series product lineup. The LHT joins longhaul drive and steer tires in the series. Available as a 295/75R22.5 model right now, other sizes are scheduled

  • News Equipment

    Continental ramps up retread production

    May 13, 2019 10:56AM by Truck News

    FORT MILL, S.C. – Continental has announced it is increasing production at its pre-cured tread manufacturing plant. The plant is preparing for a 300% increase in production this year, due to retread sales growth. In March, the company added a

  • Product Equipment

    Two new tires from Yokohama

    March 21, 2019 10:14AM by Truck News

    Yokohama displayed two new tires at this year’s spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council. The 712L drive tire and 114R UWB wide-base single were shown for the first time. Both are SmartWay-verified low rolling resistance tires built at

  • Product Equipment

    New Michelin tire for light trucks and commercial vans

    March 17, 2019 4:10PM by Truck News

    Michelin’s new Agilis CrossClimate tire is designed for ¾- and one-ton trucks and vans operated by commercial fleets. It’s aimed at: local and parcel delivery fleets; food and beverage haulers; telecom and utility fleets; and trades, including landscaping, plumbing, electrical,

  • News Equipment

    Goodyear experimenting with soybean oil in tire production

    January 29, 2019 4:22PM by James Menzies

    DALLAS, Texas – Goodyear is working towards replacing conventional oil with soybean oil in production of some its truck tires. The company is already producing several consumer tires with soybean oil, which offers performance benefits in cold weather. Mike Kerns,

  • News Equipment

    Goodyear rolls out new products

    January 29, 2019 4:05PM by James Menzies

    DALLAS, Texas – Two new regional haul tires, an e-commerce platform for commercial tire buyers, and updates on Tire Optix were among the announcements made by Goodyear at its No Limits customer conference. The new tires and e-commerce platform were

  • News Equipment

    Goodyear expands offerings in strong truck tire market

    January 28, 2019 11:32AM by James Menzies

    DALLAS, Texas – It’s a good time to be a commercial tire dealer. “Things are looking very promising,” Steve McClellan, president of Americas for Goodyear, told about 2,000 tire dealers at the company’s No Limits customer conference here this morning.

  • News Equipment

    Firestone truck tires to cost more

    January 2, 2019 12:13PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations has announced a price increase for Firestone truck and bus tires sold in the U.S. and Canada. Firestone tires will increase in price by 4% in the U.S. and Canada. Tires shipped on