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Category: Wheels & Tires

GOODYEAR AND TUSIMPLE COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FREIGHT OPERATIONS

GOODYEAR AND TUSIMPLE COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FREIGHT OPERATIONS

| November 18, 2020

Goodyear will provide products and repair services to enhance the safety and operation of autonomous trucks Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced a strategic relationship with TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, to provide tires and tire management solutions to TuSimple’s Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).   As part of this collaboration, Goodyear will provide products and repair services to enhance the safety and […]

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Aperia Technologies Selects Fontaine Modification as Preferred Installer of Halo Tire Inflator, Halo Connect

Aperia Technologies Selects Fontaine Modification as Preferred Installer of Halo Tire Inflator, Halo Connect

| November 17, 2020

Halo Connect is a proprietary connectivity platform that enables fleets to virtually eliminate unplanned tire-related downtime by pairing predictive alerts with active inflation Aperia Technologies Inc., a leading supplier of tire management technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicle tractors and trailers, has designated Fontaine Modification as a preferred installer of its Halo Tire […]

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Goodyear Launches New OTR Tire For Long Haul Fleets

Goodyear Launches New OTR Tire For Long Haul Fleets

| November 3, 2020

The RH-4A+ is Goodyear’s best haulage tire for long hours to removal in hard rock underfoot conditions The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) announces its newest addition to its off-highway large haulage product line, the RH-4A+, engineered to deliver a lower operating cost per hour and higher productivity in hard rock underfoot conditions. […]

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Continental Ships First Truck Tires from Clinton, Mississippi Plant

Continental Ships First Truck Tires from Clinton, Mississippi Plant

| November 2, 2020

Growth of truck and bus tire demand led to development of production capacity Continental, one of the largest tire and automotive technology suppliers in the world, has shipped the first tires from its greenfield plant in Clinton, Mississippi, U.S., less than four years after the initial groundbreaking. The Clinton plant produces large truck and bus […]

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IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System

IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System

| October 22, 2020

Tyrata now well-positioned for IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System (DOS) product-qualification and scaling for its global customer Tyrata, Inc., a tire sensor and data management company, has raised $2.9 million in financing from global investors. Tyrata was able to raise the funds in spite of significant COVID-19 pandemic headwinds, a confirmation of the persistent market-demand for automated tread […]

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Yokohama Tire to Increase Prices

Yokohama Tire to Increase Prices

| October 13, 2020

Effects Commercial Truck Tires Starting Dec. 1st Yokohama Tire Corporation announced will implement a price increase of up to 6 percent on select commercial truck and bus tires sold in the U.S., effective December 1. This includes drive, all-position/steer and trailer tires. Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, […]

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