Today's Trucking

Goodyear unveils regional tires, with one made for Canada

January 30, 2019 by John Smith

Two new regional haul tires were among the announcements made by Goodyear at its No Limits customer conference. Among them was a made-for-Canada regional haul tire, the Ultra Grip RTD drive tire. The all-season tire achieved a three-peak snowflake rating, […]


Bandag BRSS for on/off road

December 4, 2018 by John Smith

Bridgestone has unveiled the Bandag BRSS all-position retread for fleets working in on- and off-road environments from pavement to dirt and gravel. Meant for applications from logging to oil refining and construction, the tire features a 20/32-inch tread for extended […]


New size for Yokohama tire

July 2, 2018 by John Smith

Yokohama Tire’s max-mileage 902L ultra-wide-base longhaul/regional drive tire is now available in a 455/55R22.5 size. It also comes in a 445/50R22.5. Features of the tire include a 27/32 tread depth to support traction and tread life, and an eight-rib block […]


Pirelli unveils H89 tires

March 7, 2018 by John Smith

Pirelli has launched its new H89 tire series that will include dedicated steer, drive, and trailer tires for longhaul and regional applications. Service life is said to be strengthened through the use of something known as Spiral Advanced Technology for […]


Michelin unveils new X-One — and trailer aerokit

March 5, 2018 by John Smith

Michelin has unveiled a series of products to improve fuel economy — and the latest offering goes beyond tires alone, in the form of the Energy Guard aerodynamic system for trailers. The system includes a trailer side skirt that is […]


Dana unveils axles, tire management

March 5, 2018 by John Smith

Dana has unveiled two lighter-weight axles and an updated tire analytics program to its portfolio. The Spicer S172 single drive axle and D172 tandem axle will replace the 170 series, Dana announced. Steve Slesinksi, director, global product planning for Dana, […]


Ironman I-Series expanded

February 1, 2018 by John Smith

Hercules Tire and Rubber has expanded the Ironman I-Series tire lineup for the Canadian market. The Ironman I-302 Deep Drive tire is for on/off-road environments like logging and mining. It features large tread blocks and 32/32nd tread depths, a strong […]


Goodyear launches new drive tire

October 6, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, Ga. – Goodyear has introduced a new longhaul tire it says combines longer miles to removal with excellent fuel efficiency.
The new Goodyear Endurance LHD was shown for the first time at the North American Commercial Vehicle show.


Ryder to partner with Aperia on tires

September 28, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, GA – Aperia Technologies has logged more than a billion miles on its flagship Halo Inflation System, and will now bring the product to Ryder’s fleet of commercial rental vehicles.


Double Star tire makes North American debut

September 28, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA — Doublestar Tire, a Chinese tire manufacturer and rubber company, made its North American debut this week at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show.


Severe-service Firestone tire

June 20, 2017 by John Smith

The new Firestone FS818 wide-base, all-position radial truck tire from Bridgestone is designed for the severe-service environments that come with on- and off-highway use.


Second ContiLifeCycle plant opens in Western Canada

May 4, 2017 by John Smith

LANGLEY, BC – DVC Enterprises of Vancouver has opened Western Canada’s second ContiLifeCycle commercial tire retreading plant.


Cooper steer tire in Load Range H

April 25, 2017 by John Smith

Cooper Tire and Rubber’s Roadmaster RM180+(EM) SmartWay-verified steer tire is now available in Load Range H for 11R22.5 and 11R24.5 tire sizes.


Saskatchewan tire dealer joins Michelin’s Tweel network

August 11, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

SASKATOON, SK – Saskatchewan’s Value Tire is joining the Michelin XTWEEL SSL dealer network.


Michelin Offers On/Off-Road Tire with Guarantee

June 8, 2016 by John Smith

The name sounds like an algebra problem, but Michelin’s new X Works Z tire has been designed to offer a solution — in the form of an all-position radial for punishing applications like construction, oil patch, and tanker operations in on/off-road environments.