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Goodyear releases Endurance LHD long-haul tire

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. introduced a new long-haul tire, the Endurance LHD. Features of the Goodyear Endurance LHD highlighted by the company include: A new cap base tread combination to help promote longer miles to removal and lower rolling resistance; A new sidewall compound to help lower rolling resistance and promote fuel efficiency; A

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The value of low rolling resistance trailer tires

For many years, tire manufacturers have been promoting the fuel-saving potential of their low rolling resistance products. Their claims, based on sound research, indicate that tire rolling resistance accounts for a significant percentage of fuel consumption. Their case for adopting low rolling resistance tire technology becomes even stronger when you consider that, under the EPA

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Tire casings that live another day

Fleet managers are well aware that tires make up a significant chunk of their expenses. Tires are the second-highest cost for fleets, behind fuel; clearly, it’s important to have a program in place to manage the tires all the way from cradle to grave. The tire casing is the key to a tire cost management

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Goodyear now accepting nominations for the Highway Hero award

Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 34th Highway Hero Award through Nov. 29, 2016. Goodyear will announce the 34th Highway Hero Award winner next March during the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. 2016’s Goodyear Highway Hero Award winner, Julian Kaczor, a truck driver from Utica, N.Y., pulled a severely injured motorist from a flame-engulfed

Fuel efficiency: where the rubber meets the road

There are significant fuel savings to be had by specifying the right tires. Fleet Equipment asked tire makers to weigh in on the tire designs and compounds that can help fleets save fuel. “Tires are third on the list of the top 10 controllable fuel economy factors,” says Roger Best, project engineer for Bridgestone Tires.

Goodyear announces mixed-service Workhorse tire line

The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. added a new line of mixed-service tires, known as the Workhorse line. The tires are available in MSA and MSD varieties. Like the Goodyear Armor Max Pro Grade MSD, which was announced last month, the Goodyear Workhorse line has been designed for a wide variety of mixed-service applications. “As the Workhorse

Goodyear introduces Armor Max Pro Grade MSD tire

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has introduced its new Armor Max Pro Grade MSD tire for construction, cement, dump and coal field trucks. “Part of the Goodyear Total Solution for fleets, the Goodyear Armor Max Pro Grade MSD builds on the toughness of the popular Goodyear G177, while providing enhanced traction, miles to removal

Goodyear details its Endurance RSA tire

Goodyear highlights its new Goodyear Endurance RSA tire, which the company says is geared toward regional and urban delivery fleets, with benefits ranging from long miles to removal and traction to fuel efficiency and retreadability. The company says the tire offers more miles to removal – plus lower rolling resistance and more resistance to curb impact

Goodyear names Highway Hero

Chosen from three finalists, Julian Kaczor of Utica, N.Y., received the 33rd Goodyear Highway Hero Award on March 31.

Getting the most from tire suppliers

Fleet managers know all too well that tires are often one of their biggest expenses. Working with a trusted tire dealer can help fleets manage costs by obtaining quality products and services that are readily available—sometimes over several years (depending on the application)—and helping fleets choose the right tires and services for their specific needs. We

Tire management, service options: What you need to know

There are many tire management and service options available to fleets; we will go through just a few of these options with the advice of the major tire makers. Some of the most beneficial service options available to fleets come from tire dealers and their trained technicians, notes Bridgestone. The dealers use the right equipment

Ryder’s Total Tire Management program also involves a proactive and comprehensive approach
Avoiding tire-related CSA violations

Tires have always been one of the top three costs for fleet operations. Good maintenance practices are being tested as fleets work to avoid CSA citations.