Retread Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Continental Tire opens Retread Solutions Center in South Carolina

The company hopes to uncover new improvements and technologies to innovate the retread process.

K&R unveils Goodyear retread and repair facility

K&R says the new operation can service tires on commercial trucks, warehouse vehicles, agricultural equipment and more.

Michelin announces new X One Pre-Mold retread tire lines

The Michelin X One Line Energy D2 Pre-Mold tire is designed to optimize the total cost of ownership by improving rolling resistance.

Pre-Q Galgo Corporation exhibits at the TAPT Conference

Retreads are a manufactured product, and just like any other product, the quality of the input directly affects the quality of the output

Bridgestone on pace to achieve record YOY Bandag growth

Retreading is an important solution fleets are incorporating into their tire programs that not only extends the life of tires, but helps reduce environmental impact.

Treading into the world of heavy-duty truck tire retreads

Everything is meticulously checked to ensure that a tire not suitable for retreading doesn’t slip through the cracks.

Bridgestone introduces new Bandag drive tire tread with improved wear life

Bridgestone Americas announced the launch of the new Bandag B713 FuelTech drive tire tread. The new tread is SmartWay verified and delivers fuel efficiency as well as improved wear life without compromising on traction or reliable performance, the company noted. Key features to the Bridgestone Bandag B713 FuelTech design, according the company, include: • A

Penske, Bridgestone extend technology, sustainability partnership

Bridgestone and Penske Truck Leasing have renewed their strategic partnership agreement to test, develop and deploy Bridgestone technology and mobility solutions for the commercial segment in the U.S. and Canada with a focus on more cost-effective and sustainable results for fleets. As part of the agreement, Penske will also remain a preferred customer of Bridgestone

Michelin rolls out two new trailer retreads

Michelin North America Inc. is launching two new pre-mold retreads to broaden its lineup of tire retread technologies. The Michelin X Multi T-SA pre-mold retread is designed to address the scrub and stresses in spread axle and tag axle applications while also providing superior mileage performance in regional and super-regional operations. The Michelin X One

Watch: Where on the truck should a retreaded steer tire casing go next?

For the most part, it’s a misconception that retreading steer tire casings back to the steer axle is unsafe, and fleets that do this aren’t as uncommon as you might think. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: Let’s say you retread a

Watch: How to start bringing retread savings to trucking

Fleets that decide to spec retread tires will oftentimes save money without sacrificing performance. But to see maximum value, it all starts with selecting the right casing. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: The value proposition of retreading holds true whether you

Continental sells six retread locations to ContiLifeCycle dealer Conlan tire

Continental and BestDrive, LLC announce the sale of six company-owned BestDrive retread locations to lifelong ContiLifeCycle dealer Conlan Tire. Continental says this decision aligns with its strategy of supporting the growth of its independent ContiLifeCycle dealers and ensuring maximum support of fleet customers across the U.S., while positioning BestDrive for continued growth in other regions.