Bridgestone Americas, Inc. has announced the newest addition to its existing Bandag MaxTread line, the FuelTech Drive retread for the drive wheel position.
MaxTread Range Extended
The MaxTread FuelTech Drive is a SmartWay-verified, closed-shoulder retread engineered for fleets operating in over-the-road hauling services. Utilising a special tread compound to lower rolling resistance and deliver excellent mileage performance, this retread is also California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant.
“The new MaxTread FuelTech Drive retread is a fuel-efficient tyre solution that maximises mileage and performance,” said Keith Iwinski, director of marketing, Bandag, U.S. and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. “Ideal for fleets operating in truckload and less-than-truckload applications, this drive tyre position retread delivers reliable and sustainable tyre performance positively impacting a fleet’s bottom line.”
The MaxTread FueTech Drive tyre is engineered to reduce energy loss, lowering rolling resistance for optimum fuel efficiency. The tyre is designed for long, even tread wear with advanced technology that controls the movement of the tyre’s ribs and tread blocks during rotation. The MaxTread FuelTech Drive tyre also provides multiple gripping edges and a siped tread design to provide trusted traction on wet and dry surfaces.
All Bandag MaxTread tyres are locally retreaded and are backed by a lifetime limited warranty featuring 100% coverage for the life of the tread.