We're half way through 2019, and Modern Tire Dealer calculates 26 brands hold at least a piece of the pie — that is, at least 1% of the U.S. replacement truck tire market share.
The new Cooper Pro Series long haul steer (LHS) tire features four-belt steel design construction and a 7-year, two-retread warranty. The tire is warranted for full replacement value for the first 50% of tread wear.
The new e3 Wide DL21 ultra-super-single drive tire from Hankook Tire America Corp. is designed to provide greater longevity and mileage over its predecessor.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has stepped up its focus on fuel efficiency with the R284 Ecopia tire, a steer tire that offers a 5% improvement in rolling resistance compared to its predecessor.
Shipments of medium/heavy duty truck tires set a record in 2018. It was the biggest year for truck tires so far in the 21st century.
Michelin North America Inc. is upgrading two truck tires with the release of a new line from BFGoodrich — the Highway Control line.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has covered the basics of tires for truck drivers and fleet operators in a new video series of tire tips.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has added a long haul steer (LHS) tire to its Cooper Pro Series.
Hankook Tire America Corp. has hired Rob Williams to lead sales of truck and bus radial (TBR) tires.
China made a big comeback in 2018 in the truck tire market.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and Sailun Vietnam Co. Ltd. are forming a joint venture and plan to build a tire factory to produce truck and bus (TBR) tires in Vietnam.
It’s said that dead men tell no tales. Dead tires sure do. If trucking fleets ignore them, they do so at their own expense. Since tires rarely self-destruct, there is always a smoking gun, and it’s everyone’s best interest to find it and bring it to the attention of the trucking company.
Simple Tire LLC is making the search for SmartWay-verified truck tires simpler. Users of the online platform can now sort and filter their search results based on tires that have earned the SmartWay label.