The Workhorse line joins Goodyear39s Armor Max Pro Grade MSD tire introduced last month Photo courtesy of Goodyear

The Workhorse line joins Goodyear's Armor Max Pro Grade MSD tire, introduced last month. (Photo courtesy of Goodyear)

Goodyear rolls out Workhorse tires

Two new models, designed for mixed-service fleets, help boost on- and off-road performance for vocational trucks.

The new Workhorse line of tires being rolled out by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is being at mixed-service applications, primarily vocational duty-cycles, where trucks need solid on- and off-road performance.

“The Goodyear Workhorse line includes both the Workhorse MSA and Workhorse MSD tires,” noted Evan Perrow, Goodyear’s marketing manager Goodyear. “Both offer strong on- and off-road performance for vocational trucks [and] we believe they will help mixed-service fleets get the job done, while helping to lower their operating costs.”

Goodyear noted the new Workhorse MSA tire is designed more for over-the-road performance. It features:

  • A high-mileage tread compound and enhanced tread volume to help offer many miles to removal
  • Three sizes: 11R22.5 (Load Range H); 11R24.5 (Load Range H); and 315/80R22.5 (Load Range L – 10,000-lb. capacity)
  • A wider footprint to help enhance mileage, cornering and handling
  • Penetration protectors to help resist stone drilling for retreadability
  • A tread design that helps reduce road noise for a quiet ride

The Workhorse MSD, by contrast, is designed for both on- and off-road applications. It features:

  • Rugged casing construction for enhanced toughness and retreadability in heavy-duty, off-road applications
  • Two sizes: 11R22.5 and 11R24.5, both Load Range H
  • Deep 31/32-inch tread with a rugged lug configuration to help deliver traction on difficult terrain
  • An advanced tread compound to help resist cuts and chips for off-road performance
  • A deep undertread to help promote cool-running performance while on the road
  • A steel belt/casing package to help enhance retreadability

 

 

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