Yokohama's SmartWay-verified TY577 MC2 comes in sizes 295/75R22.5, 11R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5
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Yokohama Releases TY577 MC2 Drive Tire

Yokohama Tire Corp. has launched a new fuel-efficient long-haul drive tire: the TY577 MC2. Now available in the U.S., the SmartWay-verified TY577 MC2 comes in sizes 295/75R22.5, 11R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5, and is also offered in 16-ply construction.

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All Truck Tire Shipments Will Be Way Up -- USTMA

While replacement light truck tire shipments are projected to drop 2% this year, LT original equipment shipments are expected to be way up -- 9.9%, according to the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).

The pass-through open shoulder on the X Multi D tire provides traction in all weather and road conditions.
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Michelin Focuses on Regional Fleets with X Multi D

Michelin North America Inc. is targeting a fast-rising segment of the truck tire industry with its new Michelin X Multi D, a regional drive-position tire designed for trucks and fleets making shorter, more regional urban hauls.

Wide-base single tires could start showing up on vocational trucks such as refuse haulers under greenhouse gas (GHG) Phase 2 specifications. The EPA likes the fuel efficiency, while trucking companies like the weight savings.
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What’s Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?

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.

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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 FG:85 is for mixed use vehicles.
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Pick From 2 New Pirelli Truck Tires

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 sales team from Falken Tire Corp. met with customers at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville.
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Photos: 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

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.

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