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Moore’s Tire Experiencing High Demand for Triangle ST Tires

New York tire distributor Bill Watkins of Moore’s Tire says you can find specialty trailer (ST) tires for a dollar or two less than the Triangle ST offerings, but it is not worth it. “As many Triangle ST tires that we’ve sold over the past 10 years, a dollar or two in price would have […]

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Triangle Tire Plants Are Full Speed Ahead

The four Triangle Tire manufacturing plants are now operating near full capacity after a lull created by the Chinese New Year and subsequent coronavirus shutdown, the company reported today. “With much uncertainty about how the coronavirus pandemic will affect global tire production, we are grateful that the four Triangle plants are now operating at above […]

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The World (and people) of Car Shows

By car enthusiast River Macomber Car shows vary around the world and definitely in different parts of the United States. The people that go to the shows also differ greatly. Some go to the shows to see a car that they recognize from their childhood or when they were first getting their driver’s license. Other […]

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The Quest for Fuel Efficient Truck Tires

Efficiency in reduced fuel consumption is a major consideration for fleets that are strictly over the highway. The longer the route, the more important fuel efficiency becomes as it relates to the tires chosen. This is why the engineers at Triangle Tire are constantly working on improving the fuel efficiency of our TBR tires. Our […]

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Decision Time for Regional Fleets: Reduce Tire Scrubbing or Long Tread Life?

Charles Luther, Northeast Sales Manager and TBR expert for Triangle Tire USA, answers key questions: How does tire design address the tradeoff between efficiency and durability in tires for regional haul applications that are used on a mix of city streets and highways? The primary purpose for regional application tires is to reduce the effect of […]

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10 Tips for Avoiding the Dreaded Flat Tire on Your Trailer

You’re headed to your favorite fishing hole with visions of largemouth bass swimming in your head when you hear that sickening “wop wop” sound of a flat tire! BoatUS Trailer Assist service providers say tires are the main reason they’re called to help members experiencing trouble on the road. Here are 10 tips to help […]

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Three Essential Safety Actions When Heavy Wheeled Equipment is Struck by Lightning

Do you know what action to take if a piece of your heavy wheeled equipment is hit by lightning or comes into contact with an electric transmission line? What you do could save serious injury. When equipment is energized by a lightning strike or contact with a transmission line, that energy takes the path of […]

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10 Tips for Avoiding the Dreaded Flat Tire on Your Trailer

You’re headed to your favorite fishing hole with visions of largemouth bass swimming in your head when you hear that sickening “wop wop” sound of a flat tire! BoatUS Trailer Assist service providers say tires are the main reason they’re called to help members experiencing trouble on the road. Here are 10 tips to help […]

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The ABC’s of Low Rolling Resistance Commercial Truck Tires

How does a truck tire providing low rolling resistance (LRR) actually work? Here are the basics: First, a simple definition – A LRR tire rolls with less energy loss/friction, which means the vehicle requires less fuel. How does an LRR tire actually work? The key to reducing the rolling resistance of a tire is actually […]

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At Any Angle, You Can Count on Triangle

I’m continuing to make winning improvements to my ’91 Supra!In an earlier story on the Triangle Tire website, I talked about deleting the old hydraulic power steering to replace it with a newer electric power-assisted steering column that I pulled from a 2005 Toyota Prius. The “Prius in Drifting” teasing headline certainly got a lot […]

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Want to Get More Mileage from Your Commercial Truck Tires?

The Answer is “in the Air” Tires are one of the largest expenses for trucking fleets and owner operators, so it makes sense to do everything you can to extend their life. There are many actions to take, but arguably nothing is more important than maintaining a stringent air pressure regiment. This needs to happen […]

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Preparing for the Age of Electric Commercial Vehicles

Chuck Luther, Northeast Sales Manager for Triangle Tire USA Think rolling resistance in commercial truck tires is important now? Just wait until electric and hybrid commercial vehicles become more prevalent. And this will happen sooner than you think! There are various companies in the latter stages of testing and evaluating “all electric” commercial vehicles. For […]

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The Amazon Effect on Truck Tires

Welcome to the jungle! Amazon (the online behemoth, not the rain forest) has disrupted much in the business world, so it’s no surprise that they have impacted commercial tire development. With the proliferation of LTL shipments and warehouse to door delivery of internet-purchased goods, tire manufacturers are putting increased efforts into designing tires for regional […]

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A Prius in Drifting. Say What?

Well, not the entire Prius! In getting my ’91 Supra ready for upcoming drifting action, I deleted the old hydraulic power steering to replace it with a newer electric power-assisted steering column that I pulled from a 2005 Toyota Prius (Kinda funny actually). I retrofitted the Prius column into my Supra and connected the necessary […]

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Reduce Tire Costs with Proper Spec’ing

It doesn’t make sense to ask an offensive lineman in football to run a deep pass route or to expect a wide receiver to effectively block a 300-pound nose guard. Each has his role on a football team . . . just like tires have specific roles in a fleet operation. That’s why it is […]

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Triangle TB598 OTR Tire Showing its Worth on Articulated Haul Trucks

There’s double good news about the Triangle TB598 OTR tire for articulated haul truck operators. First, it is available in the 875/65R29 size which was created for some of the newly designed articulated haul trucks. Michelin and Bridgestone became the OE suppliers, but Triangle began developing this size a while back and is the one […]

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Triangle Displays 5 Tires at SEMA to be Produced Domestically in the Future

Triangle Tire USA showcased a broad selection of TBR, OTR and consumer tires at the 2018 SEMA Show, including five “new generation” passenger and light truck tires the company says it will produce domestically once its North Carolina plant is up and running. Company officials said the new generation products are great examples of Triangle […]

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The Sweet Spot in Commercial Truck Tire “Cost”

Every successful owner operator and trucking fleet manager maintains a steady eye on the bottom line. There are other keys to success to be sure, but the numbers must work. When it comes to tires, the numbers don’t lie . . . if you have a tire management program that accurately tracks key metrics. A […]

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Like My Sound System Noisy, Not My Car!

By Triangle guest blogger River Macomber One of my buddies, who spent four years in Japan, had an R32 and a Toyota Sienna. He told me he began running on Triangle tires in Japan. He recommended them as very reliable and did not drain the wallet. I did some research and I read that these […]

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In Memory of Chairman Ding

Mr. Ding Yuhua, Executive Chairman and Director of the Board of Triangle Tire Co. Ltd., passed away on the morning of June 13, 2018. He was 70 years old. His funeral will be held on June 22. During his 28 years’ tenure with Triangle Tire, Chairman Ding grew Triangle from a small provincial tire factory […]

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Triangle TRS02 Delivers Fuel Efficiency for Regional Fleets

The U.S. average diesel fuel price is running about 50 cents higher than a year ago. That’s a big hit on the bottom line for trucking fleets and owner operators! If you’re not running on fuel efficient tires, now may be a good time to consider them. The good news is, manufacturers such as Triangle Tire have […]

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Eddy Gonzalez Grabs First Place in Team Tandem on Triangle Tires

“Don’t spin and don’t make any major mistakes.” That’s what Eddy Gonzalez and his stalwart teammates kept thinking as they competed in Nissanfest 2018 at Evergreen Speedway. Their quest to improve on the second-place finish last year was aided by the fact that they are familiar with each other’s driving styles . . . and […]

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Triangle Tire to Build Plant in North Carolina

ROCKY MOUNT, NC (Dec. 19, 2017) – Triangle Tire, one of the largest Chinese tire manufacturers, has selected EdgeCombe County in North Carolina as the location for its first manufacturing facility in the United States. The plant represents an investment of nearly $580 million by the tire company and will eventually employ up to 800 […]

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Triangle Tire Scores at SEMA, North America’s Massive Tire Industry Show

There was plenty of buzz and excitement at the Triangle Tire USA booth at this year’s SEMA/Global Tire Expo Show. A large, eye-catching booth featured some of Triangle’s most innovative passenger/light truck, truck and bus, and OTR (off the road) tires. Staffed by the company’s growing sales team, the booth was busy all day and […]

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Drifting Success with Eddy Gonzalez

Eddy Gonzalez’s dream of competing an entire drifting season on “brand new, good quality tires” came to fruition in 2017 when he landed a sponsorship from Triangle Tire USA. “I have never run a whole season on brand new tires and what a difference it has made in consistency,” he noted. “Consistency is crucial in […]

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