Goodyear Introduces New Fuel-Efficient Long-Haul Drive Tire
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has launched its new Fuel Max LHD G505D long-haul truck tire that the company claims will provide fleets fuel savings over its main competitors. "Goodyear's exclusive Fuel Max Technology incorporates innovative fuel-efficient compounds, tire constructions and tread designs to lower the rolling resistance of our tires, which reduces truck fuel comsumption," says Brian Buckham, general manager, product marketing, Goodyear Commercial Tire Systems. The tire features a highly siped center rib with lateral grooves and interlocking micro-grooves with a wide tread to stabilize the tread for long life. It also has penetration protectors to help resist stone drilling, says the company.