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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...

November 2, 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.

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.

July 21, 2017

Double Coin Opens New Tire Plant

Double Coin and CMA has opened a new manufacturing facility in Thailand that will produce truck, bus, industrial, and off-road tires for the North American market.

June 28, 2017

Continental to Raise Truck Tire Prices Again

Prices for Continental, General and AmeriSteel-brand truck tires rise "as much as 7%" effective July 1.

June 27, 2017

X Multi D All-Position Tire

The Michelin X Multi D is a regional, all-position tire, for use in less-than-truckload, pick-up and delivery, food and beverage, and other demanding vocational segments.

June 20, 2017

Firestone FS818 Tire

Bridgestone Americas' Firestone FS818 is a wide base radial truck tire designed for on- and off-highway applications.

June 19, 2017

Yokohama 'Get Trucked Up' Sweepstakes

Yokohama Tire Corporation and Nitro Circus are asking: do you want to “Get Trucked Up?” It’s all part of the Yokohama Nitro Circus “Get Trucked Up Giveaway,” where the grand prize is a custom-built, 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon Crew Cab 4x4 featuring Yokohama’s all-new GEOLANDAR M/T G003 mud-terrain tires.

June 7, 2017

Bridgestone Follows Goodyear in Second Round of Tire Price Increases

Bridgestone has followed Goodyear in announcing a second price increase on its truck and bus tires this year.

June 2, 2017

Retreading to Maximize Casing Value

Retreading extends the life of the most expensive part of the tire, which lowers cost per mile significantly. This is part five in a five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

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