Cooper Discoverer H/T: light truck, touring radial.
Features: designed to provide sedan-like ride on light trucks and sport-utility vehicles; solid center rib improves steering response and, together with variable tread block pitch sequence and semi-closed shoulder design, reduces noise; four wide, notched circumferential grooves resist hydroplaning and improve snow traction; high-density zig-zag sipes enhance wet traction and winter performance; 60,000-mile limited treadwear warranty.
Sizes: LT245/75R16, LT265/ 75R16 and LT235/85R16, both standard and extra load; LT235/75R15, LT225/75R16, LT215/85R16, 312 10.50R15LT and 3029.50R15LT.
Ameri.G4S: passenger, all-season S- and T-rated radial with an 80,000-mile limited treadwear warranty.
New sizes: 19 S-rated sizes to be available in December, 55- to 75-series for 13- to 16-inch rims.
With the new sizes, the Ameri. G4S line will be able to cover up to 90 percent of the passenger tire market, Continental General Tire said.
Wrangler Ultra Grip: light truck, winter radial.
Features: ``Iceloc'' silica tread compound improves traction and braking on ice and snow; shoulder notches and radial grooves on the tire's outer edges enhance lateral grip; four wide circumferential grooves and directional radial grooves evacuate water; radial sipes across the three inner ribs improve snow and ice traction and wet braking; longitudinal sipes enhance handling in wet snow and ice.
Sizes: 225/75R15, 235/75R15, 225/ 70R16, 235/70R16 and 245/70R16.
Compared with an all-season tire, the Wrangler Ultra Grip provides 15-percent better handling in wet, snow and ice, and 25-percent better wet traction, Goodyear said.
The launch is part of an aggressive campaign by Goodyear to more than double the size of the U.S. winter tire market, from 8 million to 20 million units.
SP 350A: medium truck, steer-axle radial.
Features: designed for regional service—short-haul, stop-and-go conditions; curbing rib; cut- and chip-resistant tread compound; five-rib tread design with stone ejectors; 48-month casing warranty covers unlimited retreading.
Size: 11R22.5; additional sizes under consideration.
Laredo NailGuard: light truck, P-metric, all-season, flat-resistant radial.
Features: patented rubber sealant in tread interior designed to permanently seal 90 percent of tread punctures up to 3/16 inch in diameter; free replacement warranty should tire fail to seal a tread puncture during its legal life; deep tread for longer mileage; all-season tread design with high-density siping for enhanced traction.
Sizes: P205/75R15, P215/75R15, P225/75R15, P235/75R15 (standard and extra load), P245/75R16, P225/ 70R15 and P225/70R16 available now; P235/70R16, P255/70R16 and P265/70R17 to debut early next year.
Supporting the tire's launch, a fall promotion features a $25 gift card to the Home Depot with the purchase of any four NailGuard tires, Oct. 1-Nov. 30.