29 Feb '16, 10am

Michelin introduces new line-haul steer tire with 5% better rolling resistance

Michelin introduces new line-haul steer tire with 5% better rolling resistance 29 February 2016 Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., is launching the Michelin X Line Energy Z for heavy-duty line-haul steer applications. (Steer tires are the tires on the front steering axle of a tractor-trailer. Drive tires are designed for the tractor’s drive axles, and trailer tires are designed for the trailer axles.) The SmartWay-verified tire is guaranteed to deliver 20% more mileage than leading competitor line-haul steer tires, while also delivering 5% better rolling resistance than the Michelin XZA3+ tire it replaces. It features a new, ultra-fuel-efficient casing, so the improvement in rolling resistance follows the tire throughout its life—from new to retread. The Michelin X Line Energy Z features a patented dual-energy compound tread. The top...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2016/02/20160229-michelin...

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