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Category: Wheels & Tires

New Load Range for Heavier Steer Axles from Cooper Tire

New Load Range for Heavier Steer Axles from Cooper Tire

| April 26, 2017

Cooper Tire & Rubber has added a new load range to its popular Roadmaster RM180+(EM) SmartWay verified steer tire line to accommodate increasingly heavier steer axles. The RM180+(EM) is now available in load range H for tire sizes 11R22.5 and 11R24.5. The RM180+(EM) is an ideal steer tire for long haul applications. The tire features […]

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Cooper Tire Introduces New SmartWay Verified Long Haul Tire

Cooper Tire Introduces New SmartWay Verified Long Haul Tire

| March 27, 2017

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced that it has added to its Roadmaster commercial truck tire line with the introduction of the RM852(EM), a long haul drive tire that is SmartWay verified. The RM852(EM) has a unique tread compound and 30/32nds of tread, designed to provide long lasting mileage and features a solid shoulder […]

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TBC Brands to Unveil New Sumitomo Truck Tires at MATS

TBC Brands to Unveil New Sumitomo Truck Tires at MATS

| March 22, 2017

At the Mid-America Trucking (MATS) show, March 23-25, TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, will unveil the new Sumitomo ST719SE Regional Steer tire. The company will also have Sumitomo and Sailun branded truck tires on display. The introduction of the ST719SE comes on the heels of the […]

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Oliver Rubber Company Introduces New Drive Retread and ULP Trailer Retread

Oliver Rubber Company Introduces New Drive Retread and ULP Trailer Retread

| March 20, 2017

Oliver® Rubber Company,  has launched  the Oliver Lug Traction Drive (“ORCO LTD”), a new lightweight, open-shoulder drive-position retread for regional and urban commercial vehicles.  Designed to deliver all-weather traction and durability, it is ideal for school bus pick-up and delivery, as well as food and beverage applications.  The ORCO LTD utilizes an exclusive unique tread feature […]

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Yokohama Rubber Co. Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Yokohama Rubber Co. Celebrates 100th Anniversary

| March 8, 2017

A century ago, The Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) opened for business with one facility and began producing rubber-based products such as belts, hoses and, of course, tires. One hundred years later, Yokohama has evolved into a major $6 billion global brand, manufacturing  advanced, environmentally sensitive products for a variety of industries such as automotive, marine, […]

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New Firestone Off-the-Road Radial Tire Line

New Firestone Off-the-Road Radial Tire Line

| March 6, 2017

Bridgestone Americas is showcasing its new Firestone VersaBuiltTM tire line — the first full line of off-the-road radial tires from Firestone and designed to perform across a wide variety of environments, applications and equipment to keep jobsites operating efficiently. Firestone VersaBuilt tires provide solid traction for loaders, graders and earthmovers, ensuring these machines perform at their […]

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