General Tire

General Tire celebrates 100 years with truck tires for every tractor-trailer position

With the launch of General HS, HD and HT tires , Continental Tire is re-emphasizing high durability at the lowest cost-per-mile with an intent to serve the owner-operator-to-100-truck small fleet market.

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Off-road tire

The Grabber OA off-road, all-position wide base single is designed for severe service applications with a high carrying capacity and reinforced shoulder to protect against curbing and abrasions. The tire has a 21/32nd tread depth and a cut- and chip-resistant treat compound. The tread pattern helps improve traction in soft soil and on muddy roads. The tire is available in 445/65R22.5 and will be available in 385/65R22.5 and 425/65R22.5 next year. GENERAL TIRE, www.generaltire.com

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General tires get SmartWay approval

General tires S581 and S371, D660 and ST250 are now approved as having low rolling resistance in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program, manufacturer Continental Tire announced. Steer tire S581 features an 18/32-in. 5 rib tread. The S371 steer and drive tire has a 20/32-in. tread depth. The D660 drive tire has a closed shoulder tread design with a 30/32-in. depth, and the ST250 trailer tire has 13/32-in. tread depth and includes a stone ejection ...

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