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June 28, 2017

Continental to Raise Truck Tire Prices Again

Prices for Continental, General and AmeriSteel-brand truck tires rise "as much as 7%" effective July 1.

June 14, 2017

Pirelli Suspends Tire Production in Venezuela

Tire manufacturer Pirelli will indefinitely suspend production of tires in Venezuela due to issues related to securing supplies of raw materials.

June 13, 2017

Sprinter Vans Recalled for Tire Labels

The recall covers 1,257 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2016 model year.

June 2, 2017

Five Tips for Wet-Weather Driving

As they navigate through unpredictable weather patterns, drivers across the United States should turn their attention to the rubber that meets the proverbial — and also very literal — wet road.

June 1, 2017

How Preventative Maintenance Can Improve Driver Safety

Regularly monitoring tire pressure, brakes, windshield wipers, and vehicle recalls can help make a vehicle a safer place to do business.

May 30, 2017

Fleet Operating Costs Remain Stable for Fourth Consecutive Year

The stability of fuel pricing over the past 36 months, along with ongoing improvements in vehicle fuel economy, have been the key factors keeping fleet operating costs relatively flat.

May 26, 2017

Safety Tip: Tire Maintenance

In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, here are some tire maintenance tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

May 26, 2017

How to Maintain Your Tires

John Nielsen of AAA offers advice on tire maintenance. Video courtesy of AAA. For more tire safety tips, provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, click here.

May 16, 2017

Pep Boys Acquires 12 Tire Stores in Memphis

Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack has acquired 12 retail tire locations in the Memphis area with the purchase of Mathis Tire & Auto Service Inc. and Direct Tire Distributors Inc.

February 22, 2017

Goodyear's Raw Material Costs Increase $300M in 3 Weeks

Tire makers worldwide are citing rising raw material costs as the driver of their price increases. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. painted a picture of just how extreme the increases have been so far — using words like “volatile” and “unpredictable."

February 13, 2017

Brazilian Tire Market Forecast to Grow to $6.5B by 2021

Replacement demand for tires in Brazil is anticipated to grow at a faster rate during 2016-2021 than OEM tire demand. Some of the major players operating in Brazil's tire market are Pirelli, Michelin, Goodyear, Bridgestone, Continental and Rinaldi.

November 21, 2016

Tires are a Depreciating Asset: 10 Ways to Slow the Rate of Depreciation

As a wear item, tires are a depreciating asset. Your job, as the fleet manager, is to slow the rate of depreciation. Replacement tires as a cost category are a fleet’s second-largest operating expense, exceeded only by fuel. By maximizing tire tread life, you lower per-mile costs, resulting in fewer premature removals and optimizing the condition of tire casings, allowing for multiple retreads.

October 24, 2016

Safety Tip: Responding to the TPMS Light

Here are tips on how to respond to the tire pressure monitoring system warning light.

October 16, 2016

Giti, Continental Recall Tires

Combined, the two separate recalls cover more than 265,000 tires.

October 16, 2016

Resetting the TPMS Light

Do all your fleet drivers know what the TPMS light means? This video explains and goes through the steps of resetting the tire pressure monitoring system light. Video courtesy of Chris Fix. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

August 18, 2016

How Much are Flat Tires Costing You?

Automotive Fleet’s flat tire survey has been extended to Friday, Sept. 1. The survey is designed to help fleets get a better idea of how much flat tires are costing them.

August 4, 2016

Take Automotive Fleet's Flat Tire Survey

How much are flat tires costing you? Automotive Fleet has created a survey to help you find out.

July 1, 2016

Preventing Tire Blowouts in the Summer Heat

A few proper maintenance techniques can keep tires healthy and prevent blowouts.

July 1, 2016

Australian Tire Market Set to Reach US$3.9B by 2021

According to TechSci Research report "Australia Tire Market Forecast &Opportunities, 2021'’ the tire market in Australia is forecast to reach US$ 3.9 billion by 2021.

June 1, 2016

How to Conduct Efficient Vehicle Inspections

To ensure the safety of the vehicle being operated, fleet drivers need to conduct efficient pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections. These inspections will serve as the first indicator of what preventive maintenance must be done.

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