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Interactive CD helps technicians maintain, service TIREMAAX

To assist service technicians in maintaining TIREMAAX automatic tire inflation systems, Hendrickson published TIREMAAX Troubleshooting, a free interactive CD.

Oliver introduces specialty application tread

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and its subsidiary Oliver Rubber Co. introduced a specialty application tread – the APWs. This new tread features a technologically advanced tread compound called Tri-Cor, the company said.

International using Double Coin brand tires

China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) announced an agreement with International Truck and IC Corp., both Navistar Cos., to begin placing Double Coin brand radial tires on several platforms of International-built Class 4-8 vehicles and IC Corp. buses, effective immediately.

Oliver Rubber introduces premium tread

Oliver Rubber Co. recently introduced a new premium retread – the Vantage Drive. The company said it features a new, technologically advanced tread compound called “Black Armor,” which offers the benefits found in premium truck tires.

New tire pressure monitoring system offered

Fleet Specialties Co. announces a new Tire Sentry model of wireless tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), for three- and four-axle trucks and trailers using wide-base super-single tires.

Updated Meritor Tire Inflation System guide offered

ArvinMeritor and Pressure Systems International updated their technical guide covering the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI to include information about ThermALERT.

Continental launches all-position tire

Continental Tire North America, Inc. (CTNA) is introducing the General S371 all-position truck tire to the North American market.

Alcoa offers lifetime wheel warranty

Alcoa Forged Specialty Wheels, a Cleveland-based business unit of Alcoa Inc., announced the expansion of its product warranty to a lifetime limited warranty across the entire automotive aftermarket replacement wheel portfolio.

Goodyear launches fuel-efficient truck tire lines

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. announced a new commercial tire technology and three fuel-efficient linehaul tires that it said will deliver up to 4 percent improved truck fuel economy.

PSI technology offered on prepped Meritor axles

Meritor ThermALERT, an advanced Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI technology designed to help detect elevated wheel-end operating temperatures, is available on new trailers assembled with Meritor prepped TN- TQ- and P-spindle profile trailer axles.

Goodyear expands DuraSeal technology

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said it would expand its self-sealing commercial tire technology to include more mixed-service tires for vehicles that require maximum off-road traction.

National Wheel End offers wheel bearings

A new line of through-hardened heavy-duty tapered roller bearings for commercial trailers was introduced by Federal-Mogul Corp.’s National Wheel End Components brand.