Tires and wheels

BF Goodrich’s SmartWay drive tire

May 19, 2014

BF Goodrich announced Monday the release of a new SmartWay verified drive axle tire, the DR 454. Donna Murphy, business segment manager for BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires, says the company hopes to target owner operators and ...

Stemco’s upgraded tire inflation system

May 14, 2014

Stemco’s upgraded Aeris automatic tire inflation systems now feature the company’s SmartSense technology, a driver alert system designed to quickly identify which wheel ends are taking air for faster corrective action. SmartSense also features Stemco’s Zero ...

Minimizer’s Tire Mask Kit

May 08, 2014

Minimizer’s user-friendly Tire Mask Kit is designed to allow heavy-duty truck owners and operators and maintenance departments to paint wheels in a few steps while reducing masking and cleanup time. The kit comes with a tire ...

Webb Wheel Aftermarket’s brake drum

April 14, 2014

Webb Wheel Aftermarket’s Vortex Unlimited brake drum features the company’s wear indicators and Cool Running Technology vents designed to conduct heat away from brakes and increase airflow to facilitate cooler operating temperatures, improved braking performance ...

Mobile Awareness’ facility-based TPMS

March 26, 2014

Mobile Awareness’ YardTraq uses the same TireStat tire pressure monitoring sensors that work with the company’s MobileTraq Vue, providing immediate warnings of low tire pressure as a vehicle enters a parking or service facility. The YardTraq ...

Toyo’s medium-duty tires

March 25, 2014

Toyo’s latest tires for medium-duty applications include the SmartWay-verified M177 regional-to-longhaul steer tire, the M170 regional steer tire and the M920 drive traction tire for regional and longhaul use. All feature the company’s proprietary e-balance ...

Yokohama’s ultrawide-base drive tires

March 13, 2014

Yokohama’s 902L long-haul/regional ultrawide-base drive tire, available in size 445/50R22.5, is designed for added traction and high mileage, with a 27/32-inch tread depth built for extreme driving conditions such as snow and ice. The tire ...

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