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    Bridgestone R123 comes with SmartWay stamp

    June 10, 2019 7:55AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bridgestone Americas’ new R123 Ecopia tire emerges as a SmartWay-verified option for trailers, promising lower rolling resistance than the Ecopia R197. Features include what’s known as an IntelliShape sidewall, designed to reduce overall weight and minimize rolling resistance. Patented NanoPro-Tech

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    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

  • Michelin taking the air out of tires

    June 5, 2019 8:35AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MONTREAL, Que. — Michelin has unveiled plans for an airless tire known as Uptis (Unique Puncture-Proof Tire System), developed in conjunction with General Motors and to enter production as early as 2024. Initially designed with cars in mind, there are

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    Hankook unveils super-single drive tire

    May 6, 2019 2:47PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Hankook Tire’s new e3 WiDE DL21 super single drive tire has been unveiled with the promise of a longer life when compared to the DL07 that came before it. Company testing shows the new tire betters the DL07’s mileage by

  • Aperia brings machine learning to tires

    March 20, 2019 12:19PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Aperia Technologies’ new Halo Connect is using the power of machine learning to help fleets “virtually eliminate” unplanned tire-related downtime. The system builds on the company’s Halo tire inflator, incorporating a retrofittable sensor that feeds data into

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    Cooper Roadmaster for mixed-service

    February 25, 2019 9:46AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Cooper Tire’s new Roadmaster RM351 HD tire has been unveiled to support mixed-service applications such as construction, logging, and mining operations. Designed for on- and off-road driving, it comes in 11R22.5 and 11R24.5 sizes, in load range H. The tire

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    Bandag drive tire built for severe service

    February 5, 2019 9:51AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bridgestone has unveiled the Bandag BLSS retread for fleets that drive in on- and off-road conditions. The drive tire incorporates a tread compound that’s been formulated to resist cutting and chipping and support tread life as well. Other features include

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    Bridgestone unveils on/off-road tire

    December 4, 2018 1:18PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bridgestone has unveiled the Bandag BRSS all-position retread for fleets working in on- and off-road environments from pavement to dirt and gravel. Meant for applications from logging to oil refining and construction, the tire features a 20/32-inch tread for extended

  • 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

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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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    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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    Tire app locates dealers, calculates load limits

    July 17, 2018 1:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Double Coin’s new mobile app taps into GPS data to locate the closest Double Coin dealer, and also supports searches within a specified area or map. Users can even call, share, email or get directions to a dealership at the

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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