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Category: Wheels & Tires

Nokian Tyres Offers On and Off-road Products for Trucks

Nokian Tyres Offers On and Off-road Products for Trucks

| August 21, 2018

Nokian Tyres, celebrating its 120 years in business, has announced the addition of the Nokian R-Truck product range for demanding on and off-road use – such as earth-moving and forestry applications. Tires for two worlds “On and off-road use puts special, even conflicting demands on a truck tire”, says Nokian Heavy Tyres Product Manager Teppo Siltanen. […]

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Bridgestone Introduces Firestone FD711 Drive Tire

Bridgestone Introduces Firestone FD711 Drive Tire

| August 13, 2018

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has expanded its Firestone commercial truck tire portfolio with the launch of the Firestone FD711 drive tire. Engineered for durable, long-lasting performance in high-scrub and high-traction applications, the Firestone FD711 tire offers solid grip, long wear and enhanced retread capability. The tire is recommended for a wide range of applications including long […]

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Cooper Tire Launches New Starfire Solarus AS

Cooper Tire Launches New Starfire Solarus AS

| July 12, 2018

Cooper Tire is launching the Solarus AS, which offers an enhanced tread compound and tread profile for all-season traction.  It will replace both the Starfire SF340 and the Starfire RS-C 2.0. The tire is designed to provide a smooth ride with controlled handling, and features deep, lateral shoulder grooves to ensure excellent traction throughout the […]

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Cooper Tire Adds New Sizes to Roadmaster RM272™ Tire Line

Cooper Tire Adds New Sizes to Roadmaster RM272™ Tire Line

| July 4, 2018

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is on a roll — adding new sizes to its popular Roadmaster RM272™ tire line, which is engineered to withstand the demands of drop deck and spread axle trailers. The tire is now available in sizes 295/75R22.5 LR H, 11R22.5 LR H and 11R24.5 LR H. The RM272 features a […]

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Yokohama Tire Debuts New Size for High-Mileage 902L™ UWB Drive Tire

Yokohama Tire Debuts New Size for High-Mileage 902L™ UWB Drive Tire

| July 3, 2018

Yokohama Tire’s max-mileage 902L™ ultra wide base (UWB) long-haul/regional drive tire is now available in a new size: 455/55R22.5. “The SmartWay-verified 902L UWB is engineered to deliver good traction, as well as high-mileage,” said Tom Clauer, Yokohama Tire’s manager of commercial and OTR product planning. “Its unique tread design makes a real difference in extreme driving […]

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New Michelin Drive-Axle Tire for Extreme-Road Conditions

New Michelin Drive-Axle Tire for Extreme-Road Conditions

| June 22, 2018

Michelin is launching its most aggressive drive-axle tire, specifically made for energy sector and logging fleets operating in extreme conditions. Available Aug. 1, the MICHELIN® X® Works Grip D tire is designed for on- and off-road use for fleets and owner-operators who are focused on traction to maximize safety, uptime and efficiency. This tire evolves […]

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