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Tires that put the focus on application, engineering advances

The Mid-America Truck Show is the best place to view all the latest equipment, and this year’s latest and greatest included new and proven tire designs. Mixed service tires Double Coin and CMA introduced its new Double Coin RR706 mixed service, all-position truck tire. The ultra-premium RR706 all-position, mixed service truck tires are specifically designed

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Double Coin to debut mixed service tire at MATS

Double Coin and CMA will introduce the new Double Coin RR706 mixed service, all-position truck tire at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show. Double Coin’s ultra-premium RR706 all-position, mixed service truck tires are specifically designed for the construction, waste and refuse industry. According to the tire company, rigorous in-house and field testing by Double Coin engineers

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Double Coin tires receive EPA SmartWay certification

CMA recently announced that its Double Coin RT600 and RR202 tires have met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Technology Program. EPA’s SmartWay Technology program verifies the performance of vehicles, technologies and equipment that have the potential to reduce greenhouse gases and other air pollutants from freight transport. EPA has verified

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CMA notifies NHTSA of non-compliant sidewall markings

China Manufacturers Alliance (CMA), a tire manufacturer and marketer, formally notified the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) last month of non-compliant sidewall markings on certain Double Coin branded TBR tires produced by Double Coin Holdings LLC. After a full audit in June 2014, CMA notified NHTSA that certain Double Coin tires omitted the Load

Managing tires matters: Products and systems to ensure uptime, lower operating costs

With well over one million tires on the road, it’s highly appropriate that Ryder System’s vice president of supply management, Scott Perry, uses the word “dynamic” when he’s describing the company’s extensive Total Tire Management program. “With a commercial fleet nearing 200,000 vehicles, we have approximately 1.25 million tires in our system,” he says. “Needless

Ryder’s Total Tire Management program also involves a proactive and comprehensive approach
Managing tires: Manufacturer programs can help fleets lower tire costs

The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council’s Recommended Practice RP 236A—Outsourcing Guidelines For Tire & Wheel Maintenance contains a wealth of information that can help fleets make more effective tire management decisions. As the RP notes, fleets are looking for efficient and productive ways to better manage tire costs and are turning to outsourcing

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Spec and manage fuel efficient tires

If even only one of your trucks is used in an application during which it is at highway speeds and you’re not using fuel efficient tires, you need to take another look at what you have mounted on that truck’s wheels. Paul Crehan, director of product marketing for trucks at Michelin North America, said, “Fleets

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