Bridgestone revives Dayton truck-tire brand

Jan. 8, 2013
Tire maker calls new line “smart, low-cost option for small fleets, independent drivers”

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business unit of Bridgestone America Tire Operations, has announced it is “reintroducing” its Dayton medium truck-tire line. The tire maker said that “commercial market needs combined with renewed interest from drivers, small fleets and managers pushed the revival of the line, which was retired in 2011. Dayton medium truck tires are made in the United States and offer small fleets and independent drivers sought-after quality at a lower cost.”

"Increasing fleet and truck maintenance costs continue to force managers, small companies and independent drivers to search for high quality, dependable and proven solutions at a lower cost," pointed out Bert Jones, manager-- Product Marketing, TBR, Retread & OTR for Bridgestone Commercial Solutions.

"We are bringing back Dayton truck tires to provide a viable solution to the market— tires with proven technology that are immediately available to meet market demands," he added.

Bridgestone stated that its Dayton tires are engineered with a “quality” casing to offer “excellent retreadability” and are available for steer, drive and trailer applications:

·         Rib Radial All Position tire for steer applications in long and regional haul service

·         Radial Metro All Position tire for steer applications in regional haul and P&D service

·         Drive Radial Deep Ski is a drive tire for high-scrub applications in long and regional haul and P&D service

·         Radial Highway Service tires are for tandem and single-axle trailer applications in long and regional haul and P&D service

Each of the four tire models comes in a variety of sizes.

Click here for more information on Dayton truck tires.

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