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Drive tire for high-scrub, high-traction needs

August 7, 2018 by John Smith

Bridgestone Americas has unveiled the Firestone FD711 drive tire to support high-scrub and high-traction applications. The latest offering delivers a solid grip, long wear, and enhanced retreading capabilities, the company says. It’s recommended for applications including long- and regional-haul service, pickup […]

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Michelin guarantees drive tire performance

October 6, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – Michelin is promising its new XDA Energy + drive tire will save fleets US $400 a year in fuel, and is backing that promise with a guarantee.

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Michelin guarantees drive tire performance

October 6, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – Michelin is promising its new XDA Energy + drive tire will save fleets US $400 a year in fuel, and is backing that promise with a guarantee.

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Uniroyal adds drive tire

October 26, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

The addition of the LD10 completes Uniroyal’s total SmartWay-verified long-haul tire lineup

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Medium-Duty Retread

July 20, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Michelin’s new MD XDN2 Pre-Mold retread delivers mileage and traction for regional, medium-duty delivery vehicles

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New Sizes for Yokohama

October 14, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Yokohama’s TY527 drive tire is now available in three new 16-ply offerings as well as its original 14-ply size

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Oliver SmartWay Retread

September 30, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Oliver Rubber has introduced a SmartWay drive-tire retread for linehaul and regional applications, promising improved fuel economy

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BFG Drive Tire

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

The BFGoodrich DR454TM is a highway drive tire that’s said to deliver fuel efficiency, serious grip, and excellent retreadability

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FIRESTONE DRIVE TIRE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Firestone’s FD695 Plus is approved for use on SmartWay-certified tractors

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CITY DRIVE TIRE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Kelly Tires rolls out tire for in-city applications

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Auto-Hauler Tire

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Bridgestone has launched the M749 drive tire for auto haulers, the first it’s designed specifically for long- and regional-haul car carriers. Its 295/60R22.5 size is unique

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SINGLE-AXLE DRIVE TIRE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Goodyear’s G572 1AD tire aims at single-axle drive and 6×2 applications, engineered for the high-torque conditions found in such trucks. Features include ‘Fuel Max’ technology, said to employ fuel-saving compounds.

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PREMIUM BRIDGESTONE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Bridgestone has launched the premium Ecopia drive tire, said to be a fuel-efficient, long-wearing drive tire for long-haul, high-traction applications. The M760 is both EPA SmartWay-verified and CARB-compliant.

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Hybrid Drive Tire

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Conti rolls out new ‘hybrid’ drive tire for both long and regional hauls

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New Yokohama Tires

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Two new ultra-wide-base tires to be launched this month