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TA Truck Service Turns Its Attention to Smaller Fleets

TravelCenters of America LLC is continuing its aggressive march into the commercial tire dealer market. Barry Richards, executive vice president, says the almost-year-old TA Service Commercial Tire Network is "on the right course."

The I-480 brings an all-new size to the Ironman trailer service products — the 11R24.5/14 and /16.
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Ironman Lineup Expands with 3 New Tires

Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. is adding three offerings to the Ironman I-Series medium truck tire lineup — two all-position tires and one for trailer applications.

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Continental Scores 5-year Navistar OE Fitment Deal

Navistar Inc. says it has signed a letter of intent for a five-year supply agreement with Continental Tire the Americas LLC for Continental tires to be the original equipment tire offering on all International brand medium-duty, severe service and heavy-duty trucks and all IC Bus brand school buses.

Hankook will supply four tread designs as OE fitments on the 2016 Ford F-650/750, including this AH11 tire.
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Hankook wins OE fitment on Ford trucks

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is expanding its original equipment portfolio in North America, supplying tires for Ford Motor Co.'s new 2016 F-650/F-750 medium duty trucks.

The SmartWay-verified Sailun S665 EFT is available in six sizes.
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TBC brand strategy

One of the largest booths at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) was the TBC Corp. booth, which featured three truck tire brands: Sumitomo, Sailun and the new DynaCargo.

The average number of service calls for the reporting fleets was one per tractor for every 74,000 miles or about 1.5 service calls per year per tractor.
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How do fleets manage tires?

The S.2 Tire and Wheel Study Group of the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) recently conducted a tire management survey, which produced some eye-opening statistics.

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