The GSL213 long-haul steer, the first GT tire to receive SmartWay verification from the EPA, has a pattern designed to resist irregular wear and extend mileage, the company says.
A review by scientists showed a potential for more than a 35 percent reduction in fuel consumption from heavy-duty vehicles.
Two public hearings are scheduled for proposed federal medium- and heavy-duty truck standards.
The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.
EPA, environmental and industry representatives will hold a press conference Oct. 19 to outline advances in 2010 diesel trucks.
Eligible members can get a 40 percent reimbursement for the cost of the APU and installation.
OOIDA has been selected to receive $1 million to implement an auxiliary power unit project costing more than $2.3 million.
The EPA and the California Air Resources Board have presented preliminary proposals aimed at alleged compliance loopholes noted by Navistar.
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