Camso says its TLH 792S telehandler tire is an extreme-duty solid tire that delivers flat-free operation and traction in severe use applications. A patented triangular aperture design optimizes stability, strength and comfort.

North America’s Growing Fleet of Telehandler Equipment Needs New Tires Now

In 2010, rental companies began expanding their fleets of telescopic handlers, called telehandlers for short, kicking off a trend that is expected to continue for several years. That’s good news for commercial tire dealers, as the telehandler equipment purchased at the start of the buying spree now needs replacement tires. More good news is that managing inventory to service telehandlers is relatively easy because just two tire sizes cover most of the telehandler fleet in North America.

Bosch says its five-lug speed plate simulates how the wheel is mounted to the vehicle and distributes load evenly for reliable cone centering.

Essential Versus Optional: A Look at Wheel Balancer Adapters

Equipment suppliers agree that the biggest obstacle to properly balancing any type of wheel is not centering it correctly on the balancer. A variety of adapters are available to help technicians center a wheel. Modern Tire Dealer asked suppliers which adapters are essential, which are optional, and why.


High and Ultra-High Performance Tire Market Share for 2015

Tracking high and ultra-high performance shipments is not as easy as it once was. Fifteen years ago, the definitions were clear: High performance referred to H-rated tires 70-series and under. UHP tires were anything V- and Z-rated. And UHP tires were a niche market, a sub-segment of the high performance category.


OTC Expands Encore Diagnostics Coverage and Adds Tests

OTC, a Bosch Automotive Service Solutions brand, has released an Encore diagnostics software update with new coverage for most Asian and domestic 2015 model year vehicles, expanded coverage for late-model vehicles and more than 3,000 special tests.


Bridgestone Earns John Deere Supplier Award

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has earned recognition as a partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere & Co. Achieving Excellence program. The partner-level status is Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating.


National Class Reintroduced in USF2000

Drivers seeking to make their way onto the Mazda Road to Indy now have an alternate, lower-cost route onto the first rung, the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, with today’s confirmation that the National Class will be returning in 2016.

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