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TireStamp adds tire maintenance consulting services

A staff of tire and wheel maintenance experts from TireStamp Inc. is now available to provide consulting services to fleets. Services include tire maintenance facility evaluation, tire maintenance processes and procedures evaluation and other training.

Goodyear enhances three tire lines

The G399A LHS Fuel Max, the G572A LHD Fuel Max, and the G392A SSD with DuraSeal + Fuel Max tires have been improved by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

TRP offers aluminum wheels

Aluminum wheels for all makes of trucks and trailers are being offered by TRP in 22.5- and 24.5-inch sizes. Forged from one piece of aluminum, the wheels are available in machined and high-polish finishes.

Six wheel spec’ing considerations

Properly spec’ing your vehicles’ wheels can be relatively simple and straightforward if following a manufacturer’s recommendations to achieve the longest life and performance from your wheels. The experts at Maxion Wheels suggest following these spec’ing considerations to achieve long wheel life: • Tire size and maximum air inflation • Loads to be carried—wheel-carrying capacity •

Lightweight components

Trailer manufacturers offer advice on how to best optimize weight and payload capacity

JohnDow launches TPMS sensor line

Part of the new Dynamic TPMS product line from JohnDow Industries is the recently introduced line of multi-application DVT (Dual Valve Technology) sensors for Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems.

Goodyear rolls out updated P&D tire

The Goodyear G661 HAS, a 19.5-in. tire designed for use in pick-up and delivery applications, is now available in a 245/70R19.5, Load Range G version. A 225/70R19.5, also Load Range G, will be available in July 2013.

MATS roundup

Missed this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with major announcements from the show floor.

Alcoa updates wheel guide

The 2013 Alcoa Commercial Vehicle Wheels Spec Data Guide Catalog features a complete product portfolio, including 45 wheel part number “families” with corresponding finish options for heavy-duty tractor and trailer, wide base, bus and medium-duty applications.

Advantage PressurePro updates Sensor Seals

A new valve seal solution from Advantage PressurePro uses a two-piece valve seal system that includes a hard plastic depressor and a rubber O-ring.

Conti rolls out tire for regional and long haul operations

The Conti Hybrid HD3 drive tire from Continental Tire the Americas gives fleets the ability to utilize the same tire in linehaul and regional applications.

Bridgestone launches new Firestone tires

An all-position Firestone radial tire for on/off-highway use has been introduced by Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.