Could the next round of greenhouse gas reduction rules push more fleets over to wide-base single tires? It seems likely, given not only their relatively low rolling resistance, but weight savings as well.
Hercules Tires & Rubber Co. has introduced two premium truck tire offerings – the Hercules Strong Guard HRA and the Hercules Strong Guard HRD all-position tires.
When it comes to medium truck tires, fuel efficiency and cost-per-mile considerations remain priorities, but there are other trends driving the segment as well.
Marangoni Tread North America Inc. is leading an effort to prompt President Donald Trump to take action in response to the government’s decision not to impose tariffs on truck and bus tires from China.
Prometeon Tire Group, which produces and markets Pirelli brand truck, bus, agricultural and OTR tires, has signed a commercial agreement with Italian company Iveco Defence Vehicles. The partnership calls for Prometeon to develop and supply Pirelli tires for new generation defense vehicles.
TP Commercial Solutions LLC, the commercial arm of Pirelli Tire North America Inc., has launched two Pirelli-brand truck tires as part of its G:85 series.
The trucking industry gathered in Louisville, Ky. for the annual Mid-America Trucking Show. Check out some of the tire companies who went to town to talk about their commercial products.
It all comes down to supply and demand. Well, at least those are a couple factors the International Trade Commission considered when it decided not to impose tariffs on truck and bus tires imported from China.
The International Trade Commission (ITC) says there’s evidence of “significant” underselling of Chinese truck and bus tires from 2013 to 2015, and that the underselling margins generally increased over that time frame.
Vipal Rubber Corp. has launched the VT220 tread, which is recommended for severe snow conditions.
Replacement consumer tire shipments will be up in 2017 compared to last year, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA). So will original equipment passenger tire shipments.
TBC Brands LLC is unveiling two truck tires at the 2017 Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 27-March 1, 2017.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has expanded the size offerings of two commercial tires, the Toyo M920 drive tire, and the Toyo M149 Super Single.