The new Michelin TrailXBib targets slurry wagons, spreaders and trailers and is designed to deliver "outstanding endurance, prolonged tire life and low soil compaction," according to Michelin officials.
Selling tires to construction fleets has always been a tough business. And it has become even more challenging as construction companies apply extra scrutiny to their tire budgets and purchasing decisions due to continued, COVID-19-driven uncertainty.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC is ramping up its investment in small OTR and construction tires. The company unveiled the first offering in its new, all-bias General brand OTR tire line earlier this year during the Tire Industry Association’s OTR Tire Conference.
Bridgestone Corp. is launching a new brand of off-the-road tires. The first MasterCore OTR tires are at work in select mines, and will roll out to customers worldwide in 2021 with additional patterns and sizes.
Michelin North America Inc. says the new Michelin X One Line Energy T2 is its most fuel-efficient trailer tire. The SmartWay-verified tire, which is available in size 445/50R22.5, targets dry van truckload, tanker and refrigerated truckload applications.
Bridgestone Corp. recently acquired Transence Technologies’ iTrack solutions business unit, which the tiremaker calls “a globally-preferred provider of tire management solutions for the OTR vehicle market.” Brian Goldstine, president, mobility solutions and fleet management, Bridgestone Americas Inc., discusses why Bridgestone made the investment, how iTrack will benefit the company's OTR tire dealers and end users, and more.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems has designed the EMR 1025 tire to provide year-round service for loaders and graders, but it also provides enhanced grip on snow and ice, eliminating the need for seasonal changeovers.
The new Power King Towmax Vanguard from TBC Brands “provides significant enhancements in performance and appearance, while providing industry-leading durability and warranty coverage,” according to TBC oficials.