tires

Heat: Your tires’ No. 1 enemy

| June 09, 2012

The folks at GITI Tire reminded us of this in their most recent newsletter, citing an article from the Saturday Evening Post that estimated 80 percent of tire failures were due to underinflation -- the ...

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Truckers News Staff | April 01, 2012

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Michelin announces tire contest

| November 01, 2011

Drivers using Michelin X One fuel efficient tires can register to win X One products in the tire maker’s contest, “Riding on MICHELIN® X One® Tires? Win X One Stuff!” The contest will run during November, ...

Bridgestone raises tire prices

| September 13, 2011

Starting today, Bridgestone and Firestone truck and bus radial tires are increasing in price by up to 8 percent in the United States and Canada, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions says. The price of over-the-road tread rubber and ...

Yokohama increases tire prices

| September 12, 2011

Effective Oct. 1, Yokohama will increase its light and medium commercial truck tire prices by up to 8 percent, the manufacturer says. The tire maker says there will also be in-line adjustments that will be announced ...

Ambest teams up with Michelin

| August 17, 2011

Ambest is now featuring Michelin tires and products, as well as tire and emergency road service, at many of its service locations. Those 68 dealer locations are listed on the tire maker’s website.

Double Coin relaunches website

| August 11, 2011

A newly redesigned website is intended to be more user friendly, Double Coin Tires and China Manufacturers Alliance announced. The site includes a wider viewing area, new tire images and a resource center for downloadable ...

Expanded tire line-up

| April 27, 2011

Three new sizes of commercial tires are now available: the M122, size 285/75R24.5, and the M608Z, sizes 215/75R19.5 and 265/70R19.5. The tires are all-position, drive-axle, free-rolling and on/off road applications. TOYO TIRE, www.toyotires.com

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