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Conti Offers Complete Solution for Fleet Fuel Efficiency

Continental offers a full portfolio of digital tire monitoring systems to meet different fleet needs.

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Bridgestone Names New Speedco President

Bridgestone Americas has appointed Chris Ripani, former executive director of marketing for Bridgestone Commercial Stores Division, as president of its brand Speedco Inc. Ripani succeeds Scott Damon, who was recently named president of Firestone Industrial Products. In his new role, Ripani will lead and implement the newly formed growth strategy for Speedco, Bridgestone said. Ripani

Double Coin Announce First Contest Winner

Robert Brueckner, a fleet owner-operator from Newfane, N.Y., is the winner of Double Coin’s “Smart Money Tire Drawing.” “We are proud to reward Robert with a set of our steer tires as a longtime Double Coin user, and tech savvy operator,” said Aaron C. Murphy, vice president of CMA/Double Coin. “The ‘Smart Money Tire Drawing’

Goodyear Emergency Roadside Service Sees Record Month

Goodyear-Fleet HQ 24/7 Emergency Roadside Service program helped a record number of truck drivers in August. The service helped 15,375 trucks return to service, eclipsing the previous record of 15,026 service calls in July 2015, according to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. The service was also very busy the rest of the summer, the tiremaker

Just Give ‘Em the Facts

Commercial truck tires continue to be the No. 1 maintenance cost behind fuel for trucking fleets. Tires can make or break a company. Spec’ing new tires on all 18-wheel positions for a typical linehaul tractor-trailer can easily cost a fleet $7,000 or more. Even when retreads are run on drive and trailer positions, the costs