Michelin Relaunches Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tire Line
Michelin North America Inc. has relaunched its Uniroyal brand commercial truck tire portfolio with three new medium truck tires - the Uniroyal LTS line haul trailer tire, the Uniroyal RSR regional steer tire and the Uniroyal RD2 regional drive tire.
The Uniroyal truck tire line also has a new website, uniroyaltrucktires.com, which makes it easy for customers to find dealers who carry Uniroyal products.
“Uniroyal has a 125-year history in the tire industry," says Coy Jones III, senior marketing manager, Michelin.
"This new update to our line is meant for the cost-conscious buyer who is looking for reliability, durability and value in their tires from a trusted brand.
"This is a completely new tread design across the three lines that is appealing to the market. The quality and reliability of this brand will show the consumer all of the modern technology necessary to carry out their jobs in the best, most efficient way.”
The LT2 is now available at authorized Uniroyal truck tire dealers, in both standard and low-profile sizes for 22.5” and 24.5” rim diameter.
The RS2 and RD2 also are now available at Uniroyal dealers.
The RS2 and RD2 will have extended sizes into the 19.5-inch and 17.5-inch rim diameters to support last-mile-delivery fleets.
“Our goal with the relaunch and update with these new lines is to give our customers more choice in
their fleet selections,” Jones said. “By offering a cost-effective solution with the ease of access our
newly redesigned website provides, we feel this is a winning approach for the industry and the
Additional offerings will be coming later in the year in order to "address the needs of fleets for line haul drive tire position and on/off-road commercial truck tire applications," according to Michelin officials.