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Bridgestone launches all-position tire for regional fleets

Engineered for regional pickup and delivery service applications, the Bridgestone M704 tire is suited for the steer and drive axle positions.

Proper inflation means peak performance

As a best practice, fleets should utilize a properly calibrated pressure gauge at each wheel position to check tire pressure and adjust as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer.

The benefits built into truck tire sidewalls

Where the truck tire rubber doesn’t meet the road.

Fleet profile: The Erb Group of Companies

At the Erb Group of Companies, customers can rely on
receiving on-time delivery of temperature-controlled freight.

TomTom Telematics renamed Webfleet Solutions

The company previously known as TomTom Telematics is operating under the new name Webfleet Solutions. The company says Webfleet Solutions will continue to provide the same products and services TomTom Telematics was known for, including Webfleet, Nextfleet, Link devices and the range of Pro Driver Terminals.

Bridgestone acquires TomTom’s digital fleet solutions business

Bridgestone Corporation’s subsidiary Bridgestone Europe NV/SA entered into an agreement with TomTom earlier this year to acquire TomTom Telematics, its digital fleet solutions business, for €910 million (about $1,015,239,680).

Bridgestone introduces FT492 Firestone trailer tire

Available in five sizes, the Firestone FT492 tire is California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant and features a fuel-efficient tread design to promote low rolling resistance, Bridgestone says. The trailer tire is also engineered with tough sidewall protection and a wide tread footprint.

Bridgestone plants recognized by PACCAR with supplier quality awards

Bridgestone Americas, Inc.’s Warren County, Tennessee and LaVergne, Tennessee truck and bus radial (TBR) tire manufacturing facilities were recently recognized by PACCAR with a 2018 Quality Achievement Award.

Closing the retread gap for commercial trucks

Tire manufacturers are constantly exploring ways to make the retread process more cost-effective while increasing productivity.

Bridgestone expands all-terrain tire line to include sizes for medium-duty commercial vehicles

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. has expanded its Firestone Transforce tire line to include new size offerings for Class 4 and 5 commercial truck vehicles.

Bridgestone launches R123 Ecopia trailer tire

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. has introduced the R123 Ecopia tire, a SmartWay-verified trailer tire that the company says is engineered to deliver low rolling resistance and exceptional wear in long-haul and regional service applications.

Watch: Bandag commercial tire retread roadshow walk around

On April 25, the Bandag Fleets We Depend On roadshow visited the Bridgestone Americas Technical Center.