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January 3, 2018

Michelin, Sumitomo Strike Commercial Tire Deal

Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.

December 29, 2017

What Tire Dealers Can Tell us About Truck Tire Trends

Low-cost imported tires, retread demand, and the increasing presence of truckstop chains into the tire market are among the trends seen in the truck tire market in Modern Tire Dealer’s annual survey of commercial tire dealers.

December 28, 2017

Michelin Sells TCi Stores, Retread Shop to Independent Dealers

Michelin North America Inc. has sold four Tire Centers stores and a TCi retread plant to two independent commercial tire dealers.

December 27, 2017

Truck Tire Production Projected to Rise in the Next Five Years

Remember how the tire market was doing in the first quarter of this year? No? I’m guessing that is the result of selective memory. It was pretty slow, and that is an understatement.

December 12, 2017

M588 On/Off Road Drive Tire

Toyo Tires's M588 on/off-road drive tire is built for severe service applications including oil, gas, mining, and logging operations.

December 7, 2017

Heavy-Duty Tire Changers

Rotary introduces a full line of heavy-duty tire changers designed to help technicians quickly change tires on virtually any vehicle – including trucks, buses, and agricultural equipment – in the shop or on the road.

December 4, 2017

JLG Unveils New Tires for Telehandlers

The company partnered with Continental Tires to offer the TeleMaster, made of highly specialized rubber compounds that work together to offer a comfortable ride, excellent traction, and longer service life, according to the company.

November 27, 2017

Tire Maintenance: It’s Not Just Checking Tire Pressure

For proper tire care, it’s also important to make sure that each tire has adequate tire tread left and to check that the sidewalls have no cuts or damage.

November 9, 2017

Goodyear Acquires German Automated Tire Inspection System Provider

Goodyear Tire & Rubber has completed the acquisition of Ventech Systems GmbH, a provider of automated tire inspection technology.

November 7, 2017

Q. What are the most common causes of vehicle breakdowns?

A. Believe it or not, tire problems cause nearly half of all roadside breakdowns...

October 31, 2017

All-Position Mixed Service Truck Tire

Double Coin has added three new tire sizes to its RR706 product line, an all-position mixed service truck tire designed for the construction, refuse, and waste industries.

October 26, 2017

Are Your Tires up to the Job?

Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand takes constant patience and vigilance.

October 19, 2017

eBay Offers Tire Installation in U.S.

Shoppers who purchase tires on eBay can opt to have them shipped to a local installation location at no additional cost. The online selling platform has 9,000 installation locations across the U.S.

October 2, 2017

Continental Launches ContiConnect Tire Monitoring Platform

Continental launched the ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform, allowing fleet managers to see tire pressure and temperature data for an entire fleet from a single web portal.

August 11, 2017

Research Shows Promise for New Source of Rubber for Tires

It’s possible you could see truck tires in the future made from rubber from a domestic plant rather than the traditional rubber tree, as a five-year study led by Cooper Tire & Rubber showed good results for passenger tires.

August 4, 2017

Wheel-Checks

Wheel-Check can identify a loose wheel nut with a simple visual inspection and is also heat sensitive.

August 1, 2017

Kimberly-Clark Partners with TV Show on Truck Safety

After an accident with an exploding logging truck tire, reality TV personality Todd Dewey of Ice Road Truckers has partnered with Kimberly-Clark to spread the word of the importance of safety eye wear.

July 31, 2017

Yokohama to Increase Prices on Commercial Tires

Yokohama Tire Corp. announced a price increase of up to 4% on all of its commercial and off-the-road tires sold in the U.S., effective Sept. 1.

July 26, 2017

Truck Tire Supplier to Open North American Headquarters

TP Commercial Solutions has announced that its new headquarters in San Diego, Calif., will be opened on Sept. 1 as part of the truck tire supplier's expansion in the North American market.

July 24, 2017

Taking Tires for a Test Drive

If you want to test drive some new tires before you buy — and who wouldn’t — be prepared to invest significant time and energy in the project.

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