The company plans to have 13 SKUs released this year and will expand to 23 SKUs by the second half of 2022. A total of 45 SKUs, covering 90% of the marketplace, will be available by 2024.
The new products are built to perform on vehicles such as campers, fifth wheel trailers, travel trailers, flatbed/hauling trailers, boat trailers and horse trailers.
Just as the tire manufacturers have multiple new tire products to meet various demands, their retread arms and independent retreaders can meet those same needs through retreaded tires.
Michelin says the X Works D tire has a 15% longer tire life compared to the X Works XDY.
Launching for the North American regional market, Michelin says the tire is designed for high-scrub, weight-sensitive applications.
GT Radial commercial tires, including 11 tread patterns and 29 SKUs, are available now to U.S. tire dealers.
The Michelin X Multi Energy Z2 tire for regional and super-regional applications and the Michelin X Line Energy T2 dual trailer tire for the long-haul and truckload market will be available to order on April 1.
The company says this price adjustment is a necessary step as Bridgestone continues to manage increased business costs.
This pilot program will integrate Hankook’s SmartFlex tires with Revvo’s tire technology and data analytics product suite to provide tire-specific data for 30% of Junk King’s vehicles located in California.
A mobile tire scheduling service isn’t a new concept, but Wrench and Tirescanner say that this partnership is different due to the individual attention the companies are promising fleets.
Through this alliance, over 100 more Southern Tire Mart locations will be built at existing Pilot and Flying J Travel Center Properties in the next 18 months.
The new tires are intended for the long-haul, regional/urban and mixed-service segments.