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Watch: Don’t let road gators take a bite out of your fleet

Keeping your fleet’s steer, drive and trailer tires properly inflated during summer months will significantly reduce the probability of your tires failing and producing road gators, which is both a safety issue and bad for your bottom line.

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Truck-Lite integrates Stemco wireless products into Road Ready System

Truck-Lite has integrated the Stemco wireless suite of products into the Road Ready system via its SmartBridge Integrator (SBI).

Nokian Heavy Tyres R&D center in Finland will reach full capacity in 2021

A 37,674-square-foot R&D center being built in Nokia, Finland will soon be ready to install machinery and the factory will reach full capacity in 2021, Nokian Tyres says.

Yokohama Tire’s Mississippi plant voted ‘Best Overall Industry in West Point’

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi was voted “Best Overall Industry in West Point” by the residents of West Point, Mississippi, the city where the 1-million-square-foot plant opened in October 2015.

The benefits of keeping truck tire inflation correct and consistent

If a tire operates outside proper inflation parameters, it will never perform as it was intended, and the fleet will bear the financial impact of this.

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Double Coin, CMA Plant in Thailand Working at Full Capacity

Double Coin and CMA’s Thailand manufacturing facility is now working at full capacity to produce OTR and TBR products, the company says.

SmartWay tires: The smart choice

The title of this article says it all. If you’re not using SmartWay tires, you should be.

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How is a tire SmartWay verified?

The tire verification process for a new tire is rigorous, even by today’s demanding efficiency expectations.

Cooper Tire introduces Pro Series LHT trailer tire

Cooper Tire has introduced a new long haul trailer (LHT) tire, which completes the company’s Cooper Pro Series product lineup with fitments at each tractor/trailer wheel position.

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.

Continental renames Urban Waste Transport Tires

Continental has renamed its commercial waste transport tires and retreads for improved clarity. The new nomenclature spells out vehicle classification, axle configuration and application.

Watch: Wheel end fires: How to determine the cause

Wheel end fire are serious maintenance issues that can be caused by setup, maintenance, driver neglect, road debris or some combination of all of these factors.

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