Continental developed the 19.5-inch General RA 2 and RD 2 tires to meet the needs of Class 4 and 5 vehicle applications.
Established in October 2013, today the plant produces around 800,000 commercial tires annually.
The four-day class covers all aspects of medium/heavy truck tire service.
Retreads lead to a triple bottom line of benefits, including economics, environment and safety.
Hercules Tire and Rubber Company (HTR) introduced the U.S. launch of its Strong Guard H-MA tire, a mixed-service, all-position commercial tire. HTR says the new tire is made to navigate difficult, unpaved off-road sites, but its primary use is on roads. Vehicles typically using the tire include tippers, cement mixers, concrete pumps, and low loaders
For the first time in its commercial truck tire line, Goodyear says it is replacing a portion of the petroleum-based materials used in the production of some of its Metro Miler city transit tires with a bio-based soybean oil compound. According to Goodyear, this change underscores the company’s commitment to using more sustainable bio-based raw
Yokohama Tire will feature two new products and more than a dozen commercial truck tires – including several 19.5-in. tires – in its booth at the upcoming TMC show in Orlando, Florida. On display will be the new 720R, a 19.5-in., N-speed-rated, deep tread drive tire which is engineered specifically for pickup trucks and last-mile
You don’t see many trucks equipped with racing slicks, but that doesn’t mean tire manufacturers can’t use what they know about them when designing truck tires.
The new directors will take office Tuesday, Oct. 27, during the annual membership meeting held via Zoom.
Engineered for mixed-service applications such as construction, logging and mining operations, The Roadmaster RM351 HD is designed for both on- and off-road driving.
Change is happening at an even more rapid pace than in the past in the commercial tire industry through freight consolidation, government regulation and other trends.
Kumho Tire has introduced two new commercial trailer application tires to its North American market: the KLT12e and KRT12.