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Newly acquired by Yokohama, ATG showcases excavator, SSL tires at Bauma

Newly acquired by Yokohama, ATG showcases excavator,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 12, 2016

Five months after being acquired by tire giant Yokohama, Alliance Tire Group is showing two new tires for the construction ...

The Kings of Cold: Pickup Snow Tire Shootout

The Kings of Cold: Pickup Snow Tire Shootout

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 05, 2016

Deep snowdrifts, a white dust blowing sideways across a silvery sheen of pavement, plow-shod pickups, and a single-digit temperature readout ...

BKT managing director discusses differentiation in North American OTR tire market

BKT managing director discusses differentiation in...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 21, 2015

Equipment World took the opportunity during a recent tour of BKT Industries’ massive new tire plant in Bhuj, India, to ...

Get a Grip: The latest and greatest tires for heavy equipment (and 1 model for your pickup)

Get a Grip: The latest and greatest tires for heavy...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 17, 2015

In the heavy construction and trucking industry tires have too often been viewed by contractors and fleet managers as a ...

Treads and threads: Timberland puts the rubber under your truck and your feet in recycling, rewards program

Treads and threads: Timberland puts the rubber under...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 05, 2015

Trucks need traction, so do your feet. Timberland, the same people who make outdoor clothing and footwear, came up with ...

Michelin debuts XTXL tire for loaders with 50% sidewall boost, Bibload Hard Surface tire for backhoes

Michelin debuts XTXL tire for loaders with 50% sidewall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 21, 2015

During a Monday evening press conference at the Intermat show in Paris, Michelin introduced two new construction equipment tires, one ...

Alliance Tire shows high-flotation, dually-like tires, new backhoe and flat-proof skid steer tires at Intermat

Alliance Tire shows high-flotation, dually-like tires,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 21, 2015

When is a dually not a dually? The traditional four-per-axle/two per side tire arrangement can be seen on everything from ...

PHOTOS: How Bridgestone builds giant off-road tires at its South Carolina plant

PHOTOS: How Bridgestone builds giant off-road tires at...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 02, 2014

Bridgestone’s Aiken County, South Carolina, location will now be the home of the company’s North American giant off-road radial tire ...

Michelin opens dedicated plant for airless Tweel tire; coming to mowers next, could cars and trucks be far behind?

Michelin opens dedicated plant for airless Tweel tire;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2014

Shortly after the New Year, we awarded Michelin with one of our 2014 Innovations awards for their Tweel airless tire. ...

8 reasons why you pay too much for your equipment’s tires… and what you can do about it

8 reasons why you pay too much for your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 02, 2014

Contractors hate leaving money on the table at a bid letting. But how much money are you wasting by neglecting ...

Duck Dynasty fans will soon be able to put official Duck Commander tires on their trucks

Duck Dynasty fans will soon be able to put official...

Posted by Jason Cannon on Aug 08, 2014

Just in case you were a big fan of the camo-trimmed Chevrolet Silverado Duck Dynasty star and duck call CEO Willie ...

Mounting tires with an ether explosion looks smart but is extremely dumb (VIDEOS)

Mounting tires with an ether explosion looks smart but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2014

Editor's Note: Despite abundant evidence of this crazy trick working, the process involves causing a very dangerous explosion on purpose ...

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