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Hercules launches the Terra Trac Cross-V AW, Roadtour Connect AS tires in Canada

Both the Terra Trac Cross-V AW and Roadtour Connect AS are backed by the Hercules Performance Promise warranty.

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Hercules Expands Terra Trac M/T Line

Hercules Tires has announced that the Terra Trac M/T is now available in two new 37-inch Load Range E sizes. Originally launched last fall, the Terra Trac M/T is a modern mud tire, designed for performance both on and off the road.

Hercules Launches New Premium Truck Tires

Hercules Tires announces the launch of two all new premium truck tires – the Hercules Strong Guard HRA and the Hercules Strong Guard HRD all-position tires. The Strong Guard name is new to Hercules’ commercial products and will be used to denote the brand’s premium medium truck tire products.

Hercules Expands Roadtour 855 SPE Sizes

Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. announced three additional sizes for their all season Roadtour 855 SPE tire.

Hercules Expands Ironman Brand With All Country CHT

Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. has rolled out its first commercial highway tire to its Ironman line-up – the Ironman All Country CHT commercial highway traction rib tire. “We’ve been broadening the Ironman offering over the past couple of years to make the brand a complete solution for our dealers – so they always have

Hercules Rolls Out Roadtour 655 MRE

Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. has added a mid-range all-season touring tire, the Hercules Roadtour 655 MRE, to the Roadtour line. “We are excited to be able to offer the Roadtour 655 MRE,” said Jedd Emans, vice president of marketing for Hercules. “The original Roadtour 655 has been a bestseller since it came on the

Hercules Tire to Preview Roadtour 855 SPE at SEMA

Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. will preview its new Hercules Roadtour 855 SPE premium all-season touring tire at the 2015 SEMA Show. The Roadtour 855 is a luxury-touring tire that delivers enhanced traction, precise handling and a quiet ride, the tiremaker said. The tire’s advanced silica tread compound and asymmetric tread design ensure dependable performance.

Hercules Increases Ironman All Country M/T Production

Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. plans to increase production of its Ironman All Country M/T off-road tire in response the tire’s demand following the 2014 SEMA Show, the tiremaker said. “We introduced the Ironman All Country M/T at SEMA 2014 to great reception, and in the past year we have been thrilled about the persistent demand

Retired Hercules Executive Dies

Former Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. executive, Steven Buck, died Oct. 12. He was 72. Buck worked for Hercules for 20 years and was tire division vice president and general manager before he retired in January 2006. Buck started his career at Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. and worked for Farmland Industries and Cenex before

Hercules Recalls 90,000 Tires

Hercules Tire & Rubber Company is recalling nearly 90,000 All Trac A/T SUV tires due to a tread defect. Affected tires could experience tread separation causing a sudden loss in air, increasing the risk of vehicle users to lose control, the tiremaker said. Tires in the recall were produced between June 2008 and May 2010.

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Deep Tread Drive Axle

Hercules has released the new Hercules H-704 premium closed-shoulder deep drive axle radial tire. The H-704 features heavy-duty all-steel casting and a 30/32-inch deep tread for high removal mileage. According to Hercules, the H-704 is designed to handle long-haul applications.

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Light Truck Touring Tire

Hercules has released the new Ironman brand RB-SUV and RB-LT SUV/light truck touring tire. The latest tire features a tread design to reduce noise, wide circumferential grooves to handle wet road conditions and a shoulder design that enhances cornering performance and stability at higher speeds. www.herculestire.com