Cooper RM871 available on Wabash trailers

June 25, 2012

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s Roadmaster RM871(EM) tires are now available as OE option on Wabash National Corp. semi-trailers in North America.

The RM871(EM) is now available on all Wabash dry freight and refrigerated van models. This includes Wabash’s Transcraft and Benson brand platform trailers.

"Cooper Roadmaster tires were previously specified by some of Wabash National's largest customers," said Roadmaster National Truck Tire Sales Manager Bill Hoban.

"Now, all of Wabash National's customers have the option to pick SmartWay-verified Roadmaster RM871(EM) tires when specifying the components they want on their new semi-trailers.”

According to Sean Kenney, director of sales for Wabash National, "Cooper Roadmaster tires offer another beneficial tire option for our customers. Its design and compounding provide low rolling resistance and improved fuel efficiency. As well, the tire’s special groove edge provides enhanced traction in wet road conditions.”

For more information on Cooper’s and other SmartWay-verified truck tires, click here.