Goodyear’s Fuel Max RTD tire available in more sizes

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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched three new sizes for its Fuel Max RTD (Regional Traction Drive) tire line: 225/70 R19.5 (load range G), 245/70 R19.5 (load range H) and 295/75 R22.5 (load range G).

According to the US brand, all six Fuel Max RTD sizes will be available at original equipment and Goodyear authorized dealers by the second quarter of 2020.

The Goodyear Fuel Max RTD is designed to improve the operational efficiency of regional and urban trucking fleets, balancing fuel efficiency with traction and long mileage, the company claims.

Compliant with Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards, its contains a new, low rolling resistance compound.

“Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake certification testing is conducted in the harshest winter conditions at a Goodyear facility in Finland above the Arctic Circle,” commented Dustin Lancy, Goodyear commercial product marketing manager. “Combined with our new tread design and compounds, this traction enhances the tire’s performance to maximize grip, fuel efficiency and long miles to removal.”

The Goodyear Fuel Max RTD line is currently available in OE sizes 11 R22.5 (load ranges G and H) and 255/70 R22.5 (load range H).

Ideal applications are: straight trucks; day cabs; box trucks; heavy duty pickups; utility vehicles; and any regional truck that requires extra traction in all weather conditions.

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Sharon started as a journalist in Colombia, where she was born. She has worked as a political reporter covering estate visits and interviewing presidents, government officials and others. During her career, she has worked for press, radio and TV and also as a press officer in her country’s congress, and as a communication consultant and professor of journalism at Rosario University in Bogota.

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