MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (May 15, 2014) — Private brand marketer Husky Tire Corp. reports its Blacklion BF155 ST and BF156 ST regional and premium steer-axle truck tires have achieved EPA SmartWay verification as low rolling-resistance tires.
The Blacklion radial truck tire lineup includes one other SmartWay-verified tire, the BT166 FST trailer tire. FST stands for Fuel Saving Technology, the Blacklion designation for reduced rolling resistance products.
The BF155 ST is available in six sizes — 11R22.5, 11R24.5, 12R22.5, 285/75R24.5, 295/75R22.5 and 315/80R22.5 — while the BF156 ST comes in four sizes, 11R22.5, 11R24.5, 285/75R24.5 and 295/75R22.5.
Husky Tire sources the Blacklion brand from China’s Qingdao Sailun Tyre Co. Ltd., according to Blacklion literature.
Information on the tires verified as SmartWay verified can be found on the EPA’s SmartWay website.
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