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Automotive, News

The Science Behind Rolling Resistance in Passenger Tires

The Science Behind Rolling Resistance in Passenger Tires

You’ve heard about the benefits of low rolling resistance in tires for years. Now, let’s look at how it works and why. The definition is embedded in its name. Rolling resistance is the effort required to keep a giving tire rolling. We have all noticed it! Remember riding a bike […]

May 2, 2019 ×

News

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road | Komo

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road | Komo

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road by Connie Thompson KOMO photo A A Most of us who drive, probalbly consider ourselves to be safe drivers. But our tires might say otherwise. When I reported on AAA’s new tread wear tests last […]

June 20, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Automakers ditching spare tires for better m.p.g.

Automakers ditching spare tires for better m.p.g.

Nearly a third of new vehicles no longer come with a spare tire as standard equipment, a number likely to increase as automakers seek to reduce weight in cars to improve fuel economy. “This is a major issue for Michigan motorists who find themselves stranded on the roadside,” Susan Hiltz, […]

October 19, 2017 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

Here Is Why Owner-Operators and Fleets Should Be Concerned With Fuel Efficiency

Here Is Why Owner-Operators and Fleets Should Be Concerned With Fuel Efficiency

Tweet Ever since President Nixon created the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970, terms like emissions, fuel efficiency, and nonrenewable resources have become familiar to the public. The trucking industry moves 11 billion tons of freight each year and trucks deliver 100 percent of all consumer products. Just keeping our modern […]

August 29, 2017 ×

Automotive

Consumer group raises alarm about rollback of mpg targets

Consumer group raises alarm about rollback of mpg targets

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Federation of America on Monday, countering automakers’ efforts for relaxed 2025 model year fuel economy standards, it says show that the value of fuel savings from higher mpg outweighs the added cost of vehicles with fuel-saving technology. The public interest group also said 79 percent of […]

July 26, 2017 ×

Automotive, Events, News

Drivers want to protect the environment: Survey

Drivers want to protect the environment: Survey

TRAC provides ‘Get Fuel Fit Guide’ to help motorists find routes to fuel efficiency during Be Tire Smart Week. Drivers want to minimize the impact their vehicles have on the environment, but many lack the information on how to achieve that goal. According to a new Leger national survey of […]

May 16, 2017 ×

News, Product News

Cooper adds long haul drive tire to Roadmaster

Cooper adds long haul drive tire to Roadmaster

Cooper Tire and Rubber Company has added a long haul drive tire to its Roadmaster commercial truck tire line. Cooper says the Smartway verified RM852(EM) has “a unique tread compound and 30/32nds of tread to provide long-lasting mileage and features a solid shoulder design to offer improved traction in challenging […]

March 28, 2017 ×

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Tire Technology Expo 2017 Show review

Tire Technology Expo 2017 Show review

Tire Technology Expo – the premier showcase for the global tire design, development and manufacturing industry – continues its spectacular growth of recent years. The 2017 event, held for the second time at the Deutsche Messe in Hannover in February, was the 17th since the show’s foundation and the biggest […]

March 9, 2017 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

Are winter tires really worth it?

It’s an inescapable autumnal rite. Thousands of Canadians are agonizing over whether to get their winter tires now or wait until the first snow warning. That is, if they have winter tires. Thousands more will debate whether to buy a set or roll the dice with their all-season rubber. … […]

October 28, 2016 ×