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    Ancra unveils X-Treme Grip chains

    August 9, 2018 11:58AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Ancra Cargo’s X-Treme Grip tire chains have been unveiled in v-bar, stud, and square-link options for those who are heading through punishing layers of ice and snow. The V-bar chains have a plated silver zinc finish for frozen roads. Heavy-duty

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    Giti goes wide

    August 9, 2018 11:44AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Giti Tire (USA) has unveiled the GDL633 FS ultra-wide-base tire for drive axles and the GTL933 FS ultra-wide base tire for trailers in longhaul applications. Both models of the SmartWay-verified offerings are available in the 445/50R22.5 size. Promoted features on

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    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

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    Toyo launches pair of super singles

    August 7, 2018 9:19AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Toyo Tire has launched a pair of super-single tires – the Nanoenergy M675 longhaul drive tire and M175 longhaul trailer tire – that are among the most fuel-efficient offerings in the company’s lineup. Each model features a low-rolling-resistance tread compound

  • 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

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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

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    Inflation system made standard

    May 15, 2018 11:27AM by Truck News

    The Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermAlert has been made a standard option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC reefer trailers. Almost one in three trailers now comes with the tire inflation system, Meritor says, noting that they monitor

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    Peterbilt introducing standard track steer axles

    March 23, 2018 4:27PM by Truck News

    Peterbilt will make standard track configurations of Paccar’s 20k and 22k steer axles beginning this May. Paccar’s heavy-duty steer axles are available on Models 567, 520, 389, 367, 365 and 348, and are ideal for vocational applications such as heavy-haul,

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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

  • 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

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    Minimizer launches new super singles fenders line

    December 5, 2017 11:59AM by Truck News

    BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. —  Minimizer Super Single Fenders have hit the heavy duty trucking aftermarket. “This is something we’ve been working on for a long time,” Minimizer CEO and chief visionary Craig Kruckeberg said. “We had a lot of requests