truck and bus tires

Bridgestone to Consolidate Chinese Operations for Truck and Bus Tires

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) has announced that it is set to consolidate its production bases for truck and bus radial tires in China. Under its 2021–2023 medium-term business plan, Bridgestone is striving to rebuild its earning power by pursuing global restructuring efforts over the medium–long term for all of its operations, including tires, diversified products and material manufacturing. This latest decision...

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Yokohama Rubber Develops New and Improved Studless Winter Tire for Trucks, Buses

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced a domestic launch for the 904W, a new studless winter tire for trucks and buses. Set to be made available this September from Yokohama tire distributors across Japan, the new tire will be offered in a total of 14 sizes, ranging from 295/80R22.5 to 215/70R17.5. Designed for overall performance, the 904W not only...

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Toyo Tires to Launch All-Weather Truck and Bus Tire With Improved Wear Resistance, Wet Driving Force

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) is planning a sequential launch in the domestic Japanese market for the M646, a new all-season truck and bus tire. In recent years, the transport industry has been speeding up initiatives aimed at optimizing its maintenance and transportation systems. This has brought about an impressive amount of innovative solutions in the sector, including designs such as...

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Bridgestone to Supply Greatec Tires as OE Option for New Isuzu Giga Truck

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) is set to begin supplying its Greatec brand of tires as an OE option for use on Isuzu Motors Ltd.’s (TYO:7202) new Giga truck, which hit the Japanese market in December 2019. The Greatec brand has so far been largely geared toward the North American market. Tires at the rear of large trucks are typically mounted in...

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Toyo Tires Plans 2020 Launch for New Truck and Bus Tire With Improved Fuel Efficiency

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) has announced plans to launch the Nanoenergy M176, a ribbed truck and bus tire that is able to reduce rolling resistance by around 9 percent – and in turn improve fuel efficiency – when compared to the company’s existing products. The new tire is set to hit the Japanese market this upcoming January. Making use of...

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Michelin Japan to Launch New All-Season Truck and Bus Tire

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. is set to launch the Michelin X Multi Grip Z, an all-season truck and bus tire, to the Japanese market this November. The tire will be available in the size of 11R22.5. Developed for large vehicles traveling medium to long distances, the new tire has a number of characteristics that help it maximize the productivity...

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