HANOVER, Germany — Rubber industry supplier Cabot Corp. has developed an engineered elastomer composite that it claims can extend the life of OTR/earthmover tires "significantly" while cutting processing costs for tire manufacturers.
LAS VEGAS — Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has added a line of premium "beam" style windshield wiper blades to its portfolio of North American aftermarket products that it markets to repair shops to help them cut inventory and installation time.
ATLANTA — Arconic Wheel & Transportation Products has redesigned its Alcoa Ultra One heavy-duty truck wheel to make it lighter and reduce the hub-to-wheel contact, changes that should help increase the wheel's life and reduce operating costs.
ATLANTA — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is expanding its Work Series line of commercial truck tires with addition of two 19.5-inch sizes for Class 4 to 6 trucks and vans and an all-weather drive tire for regional fleet applications.
SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp. is rolling out a trio of truck tires – a pair of all-position models and one for urban pick-up/delivery — at this year's Technology & Maintenance Council Show in Atlanta, Feb. 24-26