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Category: Wheels & Tires

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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Michelin Adds RFID to Monitor Tires and Retreads for Fleets

Michelin Adds RFID to Monitor Tires and Retreads for Fleets

| March 1, 2017

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has announced a technological enhancement that allows fleets to manage their maintenance and assets. Here’s how it works: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is being added to MICHELIN® commercial truck tires and retreads,  enabling fleets to  manage their tire assets throughout the full life cycle. “Since implementing Michelin Tire Care, Transervice […]

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Yokohama Tire Launches OTR Radial All-Weather Tire

Yokohama Tire Launches OTR Radial All-Weather Tire

| February 20, 2017

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is rolling out a new off-the-road (OTR) radial all-weather tire – the MYX S01, to be shown at the ConExpo show. In total, YTC will have five OTR and four commercial tires on display, and will also feature Y Trax™, its new tire data tracking software, as well as a “Score […]

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