SAN DIEGO, CA – A Pirelli-owned brand of commercial truck tires will get a wider distribution network in Canada through a partnership between TP Commercial Solutions and Dynamic Tire.
The companies announced the partnership to distribute the tires as part of TP Commercial’s North American expansion plan since its roll-out of the Pentathlon D, Formula Driver II, G:85 Series, and Pentathlon C tires earlier this year.
Double Coin has added three new sizes to the RR706 radial mixed-service truck tire line.
ATLANTA, GA – Michelin is promising its new XDA Energy + drive tire will save fleets $400 a year in fuel, and is backing that promise up with a guarantee.
The company’s newest drive tire was designed for fuel economy, and Michelin says it will pay fleets that don’t see the promised fuel savings over competitive brands up to $400 per truck. Fleets of any size can take the test. Michelin will work with them to benchmark their fuel economy using their current drive tire, then swap those brands out with the new XDA Energy+.
LAVAL, QC – Michelin Canada is lauding the recent choice by the Alberta Government to allow wide-based single tires on provincial highways.
The North American arm of the tire company said it recognized the leadership of the Alberta Ministry of Transportation and the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) for working together to make the new environmentally-friendly regulation possible.
VANCOUVER, BC – Huayi Tire Canada has opened its first Canadian commercial tire distribution center in Vancouver, slashing the delivery times for Double Coin Holdings TBR and OTR tires.
“This new distribution center is the backbone of our expansion beyond our factory container direct program,” said John Hagg, Huayi’s vice president – sales and operations. “A container of tires can take as long as 90 days and sometimes longer to get to a customer. Our new Vancouver facility will get commercial and OTR tires to them much sooner…
CALGARY, AB. – The Government of Alberta has cleared super single tires for use throughout the province.
ROME, GA – TP Commercial Solutions — the commercial arm of Pirelli Tire North America — is establishing a new head office in San Diego, California, on September 1.
RAYONG, THAILAND – Double Coin and CMA has opened a new manufacturing facility in Thailand that will produce truck, bus and industrial tires for the North American market.
Huayi Tire Canada has increased the warranty on new Double Coin TBR tires to seven years and three retreads. That’s two years longer and one extra retread compared to the warranty that covers the tires produced up to this point.
Pirelli’s new Pentathlon D, the first in its emerging Pentathlon family of tires, has been designed for longhaul drive applications.
Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, stop at a dual wheel assembly during a Level 1 inspection. There, they search for potential issues involving tire condition, spring hangers, fifth wheels and more.
Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, stop at the trailer bogie assembly, where enforcement teams are looking at air lines, sliders, frames and more.
The Formula II All-Position Rib tire for long-haul and regional applications is the first offering from the new Formula by Pirelli product line.
FALLS CHURCH, VA – A U.S. International Trade Commission decision not to enact tariffs on Chinese truck and bus tires is threatening jobs in the U.S. retreading industry, the Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau says.
Marangoni Tread North America has added the Ringtread RTL SA 16/32-inch to its lineup of XP Extreme Performance Splice-Less retreads.