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Pirelli MG:01 Will Be OE on Italian Defense Vehicles

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.

The RM272's tread compound has been formulated to provide balance between resistance to side forces and maximum wear.
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Cooper Adds 2 Sizes to Roadmaster RM272

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has added two sizes to its Roadmaster RM272 commercial tire line. The RM272 is now available in sizes 11R22.5 and 295/75R22.5.

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RMA: Replacement Tire Market Outshines OE in 2016

The final 2016 forecast by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) of U.S. tire shipments shows a slight overall increase for the year. And the news is better for the replacement market than for original equipment tire orders.

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Bridgestone Targets Truck Tire Fuel Efficiency

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has joined the Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck II team with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and will create prototype truck tires with the goal of reducing the environmental impact of the nation's 3.5 million Class 8 trucks on the road.

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