Author: Joe Ladoucer

Cutting Edge and Conventional: Shell’s Starship Concept Truck Arrives

JACKSONVILLE—The Shell Starship has landed. The one and only Shell Starship concept tractor-trailer pulled in here on June 3rd after a six-day run from San Diego to Florida. The slippery sleek rig is the brainchild of long-time trucking efficiency advocate Bob Sliwa, president of Airflow  »  more

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USTMA Projects 1.7 Million More Replacement Tire Shipments in 2018

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is projecting a slight increase in U.S. tire shipments in 2018, with improvements in both original equipment and replacement tires. Replacement passenger tire shipments are expected to increase by nearly 1 million units. Read More >

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA) released a new video during National Tire Safety Week. ‘Tire Safety Starts With Inflation’ is the latest installment in a series of consumer education videos. Read More >  

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