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    Continental upgrades tire system

    October 27, 2018 12:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Continental has updated its ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform, linking related services directly with fleet operations. New features include the ability to customize tire pressure and temperature thresholds and alerts. For example, the original version of the platform set alerts

  • News Equipment

    Goodyear takes two million service calls in 10 years

    October 15, 2018 10:23AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Goodyear has announced its Fleet HQ Emergency Roadside Service program has achieved a new milestone, having completed its two millionth service call in 10 years. “Over the last decade, trucking operations of all sizes and configurations –

  • News Equipment

    Bridgestone, Firestone and Bandag tires to cost more

    October 9, 2018 3:13PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Canada are informing customers that Bridgestone and Firestone truck tires will increase in price Nov. 9. Bandag retreads sold in the U.S. and Canada will also be affected. National account, national

  • News Technology

    Yokohama opens new R&D center

    October 2, 2018 7:48AM by Truck News

    CORNELIUS, N.C. – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has opened a new research and development facility in North Carolina. The 25,000 sq.-ft. facility replaces a temporary facility it has used in Concord, N.C., since 2016. “In 1969 – almost 50 years

  • News Equipment

    Dayton truck tires to cost more

    September 25, 2018 1:07PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Dayton truck and bus tires sold in the U.S. and Canada will be priced 10% higher, according to parent company Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. The company blamed increased business costs and other market dynamics. The price increase

  • Trucker Path teams up with Goodyear on roadside assistance

    August 13, 2018 11:25AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Trucker Path users will soon have direct access to roadside service in the U.S. thanks to a new partnership. The popular app is partnering with Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center (CTSC) locations to offer support to drivers

  • Product Uncategorized

    Bridgestone unveils drive tire

    August 7, 2018 3:39PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bridgestone Americas has unveiled the Firestone FD711 drive tire to support high-scrub and high-traction applications. The latest offering delivers a solid grip, long wear, and enhanced retreading capabilities, the company says. It’s recommended for applications including long- and regional-haul service, pickup

  • Product Sustainability

    Two new wide-base tires on offer from Goodyear

    July 25, 2018 7:45AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has two new tire models designed to put money back into the hands of fleets. The new wide-base tires for long-haul trucks are being touted to save carriers money on both

  • Product Uncategorized

    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

  • Product Uncategorized

    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