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Michelin Reveals ‘Wheel with No Air’ Tire Concept

Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held center stage at the tire maker’s Movin’ On global conference on sustainable transportation.

Stable Commodity Prices Keep Replacement Tire Costs Flat

Replacement tire prices for CY-2016 are flat because of less volatility in the global prices of commodities used to manufacture tires, namely oil, rubber, and steel. The forecast is for a continuation of price stability into CY-2017.

Consumer Reports Names Top Tire Brands

Consumer Reports has named Michelin as the Best Tire Brand by its tire-testing team. The brands that performed the best after Michelin were Continental, Goodyear and Pirelli.

QuickTrick Alignment Tools

QuickTrick Alignment's QuickSlide and Fleetslide product lines help fleet maintenance technicians properly align their vehicles' wheels. Using either of these tools, mechanics and tire technicians can perform a wheel alignment on any hard surface.

Nickel Chromoly Axle Shaft

Dana Spicer's chromoly axle shafts, which are designed for larger tires, are manufactured using SAE-4340 nickel chromoly steel for maximum strength and durability and are heat-treated to ensure optimal hardness.