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.
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.
The new Hercules Strong Guard HTL trailer tire carries a seven-year limited protection policy including free tire replacement during the first 50% of usable tread life under the workmanship and materials coverage.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has a new partner for truck and bus radial (TBR) tire production in China. Sailun Jinyu Group Co. Ltd. is acquiring the 35% stake in Cooper Qingdao Tire Co. from Qingdao Yiyuan Investment Co. Ltd. (QYI)
Prices of Kumho brand passenger, light truck and medium truck tires sold in the U.S. will increase by up to 6% on Oct. 1, 2018.
J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. is offering carriers and their drivers discounts on products and services — including tires from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. is amping up its lineup of ultra-wide-base tires with two new offerings, the GDL633 FS for the drive axle position and the GTL933 FS for trailers in long haul applications.