Micheline Americas Truck Tires

Dual-compound steer tire

Michelin introduced its XZA3 + Evertread steer tire June 8, incorporating a “dual-compound” tread design. Ted Becker, director of marketing for Michelin America’s Truck Tires, said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay certified tire is designed for fuel efficiency, meeting California Air Resources Board requirements and to deliver 30 percent more mileage than competitor steer tires. Becker said the tire employs a wear-resistant compound for the five bands of tread that contact the road and another compound, ...

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Tire service app available

A mobile dealer-locator application for Blackberry smart phones is available from Michelin Americas Truck Tires, the company announced Aug. 26. The service joins the tire maker’s OnCall emergency road service and online dealer and service locator. The Blackberry app provides the location of the nearest Michelin truck tire or service provider, as well as other details about that location. Users can call Michelin OnCall emergency road service directly from the app or search for a provider ...

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