General Truck Tyres Receive US SmartWay Verification
Four truck tyres from Continental Tire the Americas’ General Tire brand have been verified as low rolling resistance products by the US EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership. The tyres in question are the S581, S371, D660 and ST250: The S581 is a long-haul steer tyre featuring an 18/32-inch five rib tread design. The S371 long-haul steer and drive tyre has 20/32-inch tread depth. Its tread compound is intended to provide long highway miles while resisting cuts and tears in off-highway use. The D660 is a long-haul drive tyre with 30/32-inch tread depth and a closed shoulder tread design for long, even wear. The ST250, a long-haul trailer tyre features a 13/32-inch tread depth, stone ejection system and patented VAI visual alignment indicators to alert drivers of tracking problems.