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    902L tire now in new size

    July 2, 2018 2:01PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Yokohama Tire’s max-mileage 902L ultra-wide-base longhaul/regional drive tire is now available in a 455/55R22.5 size. It also comes in a 445/50R22.5. Features of the tire include a 27/32 tread depth to support traction and tread life, and an eight-rib block

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    You can now get Giti tires

    June 29, 2018 9:47AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Giti Tire commercial offerings are rolling into North America, with a lineup of longhaul, regional, urban/light-duty and mixed-service products. Pronounced “G-T”, the Singapore-based company already offers original equipment commercial tires to more than 300 truck and bus models around the

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    Goodyear steers for longhaul

    June 21, 2018 2:17AM by Truck News

    Goodyear has added another product to its Endurance family of high-mileage long-haul tires with the introduction of the Endurance LHS steer tire, which complements the line’s LHD drive tire. After several years of research and field testing, Goodyear says the

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    Michelin takes action for traction

    June 21, 2018 2:16AM by Truck News

    Michelin is launching what it calls “its most aggressive drive-axle tire” in the Michelin X Works Grip D tire, made specifically for energy-sector and logging fleets operating in extreme conditions . In fact, truck operators and dealers in the Grande

  • Michelin outlines plans for sustainable tire development

    May 31, 2018 10:07AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – By 2048, Michelin is aiming to make its tires fully recyclable, and will construct them from 80% renewable and recycled materials. The company made the announcement at its Movin’ On conference on sustainable mobility here. Michelin says

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    BF Goodrich unveils all-terrain tire

    March 22, 2018 12:59PM by johng@newcom.ca

    BF Goodrich has unveiled two new all-terrain tires to help handle the grueling conditions faced by equipment in the construction, logging, and energy sectors. The Cross Control tire line includes thick sidewalls to resist impact damage; heat-resistant compounds to help

  • Prometeon rolls out Pirelli H89 series

    March 7, 2018 11:19AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Prometeon has launched its new Pirelli H89 tire series at the annual meeting of the Technology and Maintenance Council. The tire family includes dedicated steer, drive, and trailer tires for longhaul and regional applications. The product line

  • Product Equipment

    Speedco expands tire offerings

    January 31, 2018 11:45AM by Truck News

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Love’s Travel Stops has announced its Speedco tire stores have expanded the brands they are offering. Forty-six of the 52 locations across the U.S. now offer Aeolus, Goodyear, Yokohama and Love’s retread tires. Previously, they offered

  • Pirelli truck tire brand has new North American leader

    June 19, 2017 11:38AM by Truck News

    ROME, Ga. – Alex Vitale has been named CEO of TP Commercial Solutions’ North America operations. The company, which produces Pirelli brand commercial truck tires, says Vitale brings more than 20 years of global tire industry experience to the position

  • In conversation with Michelin COO Ralph Dimenna

    June 16, 2017 10:29AM by James Menzies

    On market conditions, the success of the Uniroyal brand, and how fleet demands are evolving with technology

  • News Equipment

    Cooper Tire growing truck tire business

    March 1, 2017 2:29PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A China-made tire isn’t necessarily a poorly made tire. Gary Schroeder, director of Cooper Tire’s truck business, says the company’s Roadmaster tires are engineered in the US and go through a three- to five-year evaluation process before

  • Huayi Tire appoints western Canadian regional fleet sales manager

    February 23, 2017 12:46PM by Truck West

    MARKHAM, Ont. – Commercial and passenger tire manufacturer Huayi Tire Canada has named Terry Kindleman as its new western region fleet sales manager. With over 30 years of experience in the tire industry, including truck and car rental, sales and

  • News Equipment

    Tire prices set to increase

    February 1, 2017 9:16AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Tire prices could be on the upswing due to an increase in the price of raw materials, some manufacturers are warning. Michelin North America announced prices for tires, including heavy truck tires, will increase up to 8%

  • News Equipment

    Bridgestone to design SuperTruck tires with 30% less rolling resistance

    December 2, 2016 8:14AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone has announced its involvement in the SuperTruck II program, funded by the US Department of Energy. The company will produce steer, drive and trailer tires as part of the Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck II project and will match

  • Product Equipment

    Bridgestone releases two new Bandag retreads

    June 13, 2016 3:42PM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Rounding out its trio of tire patterns designed to balance performance and affordability, Bridgestone Americas announced two new Bandag retreads June 13 – the DR 5.3 and DR 4.3. “Bandag leads the market with high quality retreads