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Category: Wheels & Tires

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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Goodyear Announces Retirement of CFO  Laura K. Thompson

Goodyear Announces Retirement of CFO Laura K. Thompson

| June 18, 2018

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced that Laura K. Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial officer has informed the company of her intention to retire in the first quarter of 2019 after 35 years of service. Thompson joined Goodyear in 1983 and served in a wide range of key finance and business roles […]

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TBC Brands Debuts Sumitomo ST719 All Position Tire

TBC Brands Debuts Sumitomo ST719 All Position Tire

| June 11, 2018

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, has introduced the new Sumitomo ST719 all position tire for metro and regional applications. The ST719 utilizes the tread design of the premium steer ST719SE and provides increased tire wear, traction and performance, all at a great value. The ST719 benefits, […]

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Goodyear Focuses on Mobility with  Research Center

Goodyear Focuses on Mobility with Research Center

| June 4, 2018

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is extending its activities to include Mcity, the University of Michigan-led public-private partnership to advance connected and automated vehicles and technologies. Here’s what’s new, according to sources: Goodyear will conduct testing at the Mcity Test Facility with electric and autonomous vehicles, further developing its intelligent tires and the application […]

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New HD Wheel Aligner from Rotary

New HD Wheel Aligner from Rotary

| May 30, 2018

Rotary has introduced a new R5000HD Commercial Truck Alignment System designed to make aligning heavy-duty trucks, buses and other vehicles a bit easier. One way it does this is by eliminating the requirement  for rolling compensation that is required by other systems. The need stems from the fact that growing numbers of fleets, truck dealers […]

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New Cooper Tires for All-terrain, SUVs and LD Pick-ups

New Cooper Tires for All-terrain, SUVs and LD Pick-ups

| May 30, 2018

Cooper Tire has unveiled the new Discoverer AT3™ family of tires at The Tire Cologne international trade show in Cologne, Germany. The line, which includes three distinct all-season, all-terrain tires for SUVs and light duty pick-ups as well as medium-to-heavy duty trucks, will be available for consumers later this summer. The all new Discoverer AT3 […]

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