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Truck Tires are offered in 2 versions for specific applications.

Unisteel G149 RSA RH tires have tread pattern tuned for long wear on urban streets and highway driving. Able to withstand high-scrub applications used on school buses and on trucks used for local pickup and delivery service, G150 HAS tires feature sidewall protector ribs that help resist sidewall damage from sharp turns and curbs. Both all-position tires, available in 11R22.5 sizes in G and H...

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New Process Brings Increased COF to Fenner Precision Tires

Manheim, PA (August 2007) - Fenner Precision has been producing high-friction tire products in their Lincoln, UK facility for over 15 years. Until recently, the softest material used in their tire products would have been 20 shore hardness; the company is now producing products with a shore hardness as low as 5, allowing for increased coefficient of friction. Fenner utilizes three different...

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Automotive Tires provide traction in wet and dry weather.

Warrantied for 65,000 mile tread life, Assurance® passenger tire carries Uniform Tire Quality Grade rating of 620/A/B in T speed-rated sizes and 580/A/A in H speed-rated sizes. Wet Tread Zone in center portion features Dual Aquachannel(TM) grooves, and Dry Tread Zone in outer tread has strong shoulder blocks. Offered in sizes from 15-17 in. rim diameters, tires also include circumferential...

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Manac Names Bridgestone Standard OE Supplier

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2007) - Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT) is pleased to announce that Manac, Inc. headquartered in St. Georges, Quebec, Canada has named Bridgestone its standard tire supplier. BFNT will be the primary tire supplier for Manac as well as for the CPS trailer brand in North America. At Manac, our quality standards are uncompromising, and we expect the...

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Goodyear's Eagle F1 Wins Another Award

Ultra-High Performance Tire Wins Popular Mechanics Award LAS VEGAS, Nov. 1 -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:GT) has just introduced its latest ultra-high performance tire, yet the new Eagle F1 Asymmetric has already begun capturing rave reviews and product awards from respected independent sources. This week, at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show, the Eagle F1...

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Michelin Wins First OE Corvette Fitment

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 20 - Corvette owners and die-hard enthusiasts will have the opportunity to feel the power and precision of a legendary racecar equipped with Michelin tires as Michelin prepares to grip the pavement with its first-ever Corvette original equipment fitment for the 2009 Corvette ZR1. As General Motors unveils the highest-performing production supercar in the company's history,...

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Goodyear Fuel Max Commercial Tire Technology is 'Nifty Fifty'

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 19 -- Goodyear's fuel-efficient commercial tire technology, which is helping truck fleets save on their operating costs, has earned a Nifty Fifty Award" for best new products in 2007. Newport's Heavy Duty Trucking magazine selected Fuel Max Technology for its "Nifty Fifty Award", one of 50 new products selected on its "usefulness to the truck operator in terms of innovation,...

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Temperatures Are Dropping: Time to Make the Switch to Continental Winter Tires

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 11 -- With winter here, Continental Tire North America, Inc., is launching a 45-degree Make the Switch" campaign. "It's a fact: as temperatures drop below 45-degree, so does an all-season tire's ability to grip the road. And that can lead to dangerous driving conditions," said Joerg Burfien, director of R & D, Continental Tire North American, Inc. "Since all-season and...

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Goodyear Armor Max Commercial Tires Meet TREAD Act Rules

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 4 -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:GT) announced today that it has developed commercial-duty light-truck tires that address the stringent regulations established by the federal TREAD Act. Unveiling its new Armor Max Technology, Goodyear introduced four new light-truck tires for commercial use. Steve McClellan, vice president of Goodyear's commercial tire systems,...

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Drive Tires for Class 8 Rigs regenerate as they wear.

Featuring tread molded in 3 dimensions, XDA®5 drive tire is designed for optimal tread life and extended tire retreading periods. Wear reveals new grooves and tread blocks, self-regenerating tire tread for optimal wet and worn traction. Double-wave Matrix(TM) sipes give tire's 30/32 deep tread blocks ability to lock together in all directions, delivering rigidity, resistance to scrub, and...

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