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Inflation is Key

Contributed - Apr 25, 2014

Inflation is Key

Maintaining Optimal Tire Pressure is Essential to a Successful Preventative Maintenance Program A kick to a tire doesn’t reveal much more than the stiffness of your boot and it certainly isn’t a good gauge of the level of air pressure in ...

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VIDEO: How Arizona DOT turns old tires into asphalt

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 25, 2014

VIDEO: How Arizona DOT turns old tires into asphalt

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has been using rubberized asphalt on state highways for more than a quarter of a century. Related: Burn, Baby, Burn: Tire Inferno The asphalt, made from the rubber from recycled tires, offers a smoother ride for motorists, ...

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Burn, Baby, Burn: Tire Inferno

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 02, 2013

Burn, Baby, Burn: Tire Inferno

This gives burning rubber a new meaning. Instead of striking it rich with his Great American Tire Pile of at least 42 million tires, Ed Filbin’s collection of black rubber was struck by lightning, and it burned and burned and burned. According ...

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Texas county tries “mechanical concrete”

John Latta - Jul 23, 2013

Texas county tries “mechanical concrete”

A major Texas county is trying out a road bed system that uses old tires. Thousands of them, not chewed up into small pieces but basically intact. Once the worn out tires come off a vehicle and head to used ...

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France blasts U.S. CEO: We do too work and you're nuts.

John Latta - Feb 21, 2013

France blasts U.S. CEO: We do too work and you're nuts.

Oh yeah, it's on. France has fired back at what their social media are calling "le French bashing" by a salty American business leader. A cabinet minister and a factory union leader lead le charge, the former calling US's Titan Tire ...

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Yokohama's Nash talks tires

Therese Dunphy - Sep 20, 2012

Yokohama's Nash talks tires

Yokohama Tire Corp. can be found in the Central Hall at booth 8271. Over the years, the off-the-road (OTR) tire market has been like a roller coaster as far as supply and demand. The market was hit hard by the recession ...

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Petrocon launches national tire program for its members

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 11, 2011

Petrocon Corp. has launched a national tire program to its members. In the first month of introduction, nearly 200 members enrolled into the program, by a world’s top tire producer.  With the program, Petrocon members become part of a 24/7, emergency ...

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Bridgestone Bandag announces price hike

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Jul 02, 2010

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions says it will increase prices six percent on its Bridgestone brand radial truck and bus tires, effective today. The company cited hikes in energy, fuel and raw material costs as the reasons for the increase.

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