1985-08-01

Radial Truck Tire Trends 851463

United States heavy duty radiall truck tire usage has grown to about the same level as bias tire usage. Tubeless construction, low aspect ratio size and retread usages have increased along with the trend to radial construction. Future usage trends are expected to include tires for further fuel economy improvements, lighter weight tires, and tires to help increase vehicle efficiency in areas such as greater trailer volume and better braking life.

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