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Category: Wheels & Tires

Goodyear Expands RH-4A+ Lineup To Include 40.00r57

Goodyear Expands RH-4A+ Lineup To Include 40.00r57

| July 30, 2021

The RH-4A+ is Goodyear’s best haulage tire for long hours to removal in hard rock underfoot conditions and is now available in 40.00R57 The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) announces a new size, 40.00R57, to the Goodyear RH-4A+ tire lineup. With the initial launch last fall, the RH-4A+ is engineered to deliver a […]

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Inspectors Remove More Than 1,200 Commercial Vehicles With Brake Violations During CVSA’s Unannounced Brake Safety Day

Inspectors Remove More Than 1,200 Commercial Vehicles With Brake Violations During CVSA’s Unannounced Brake Safety Day

| July 20, 2021

Six jurisdictions from Canada, 42 U.S. jurisdictions, and Mexico’s Ministry of Communications and National Guard participated Commercial motor vehicle inspectors in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. conducted 10,091 inspections and placed 1,273 vehicles out of service for brake-related critical vehicle inspection items on May 26. Inspectors tracked and reported this data to the Commercial Vehicle […]

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Shopmonkey Announces $75 Million Series C Funding to Help Auto Shops Meet Increased Demand for Repair Services

Shopmonkey Announces $75 Million Series C Funding to Help Auto Shops Meet Increased Demand for Repair Services

| July 19, 2021

Auto shop management software company triples down to help shops scale and succeed Shopmonkey, a SaaS company serving the automotive industry, has raised a $75 million Series C. This round of funding was led by previous investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Index Ventures, with participation once again from Headline and I2BF, plus new investor ICONIQ Growth. This […]

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Goodyear Airless Tire First on Autonomous Shuttles

Goodyear Airless Tire First on Autonomous Shuttles

| July 14, 2021

Goodyear Partners with Local Motors, Beep and Jacksonville Transportation Authority on Industry First Goodyear has developed a non-pneumatic (airless) tire (NPT) and wheel assembly to support autonomous vehicle transportation in a city setting for in-field use with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA). For the past three years, Goodyear and Local Motors have tested an Olli […]

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Love’s announces new Truck Care, Speedco locations

Love’s announces new Truck Care, Speedco locations

| July 9, 2021

24/7 sites will help keep professional drivers on the road; company looking to add team members Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers at 10 Speedco and Love’s Truck Care locations that are open 24/7. The locations offer tire, lube and light mechanical services, as well as DOT inspections, for professional drivers and fleets at […]

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TMC/FleetNet America Find Spike in Frequency of Unscheduled Roadside Events

TMC/FleetNet America Find Spike in Frequency of Unscheduled Roadside Events

| July 8, 2021

During the first quarter of 2021, fleets averaged 29,506 miles of operation between unscheduled road repairs American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council said the council’s first quarter 2021 TMC/FleetNet America Vertical Benchmarking Program found an industrywide increase in the frequency of unscheduled roadside maintenance. “As the economy improves going into the second half of […]

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