GT Radial Introduces New Long Haul Tire
GT Radial’s GDL651FS Long Haul Drive Tire is SmartWay-verified for low rolling resistance.
The SmartWay-verified GT Radial GDL651FS drive tire is being introduced in North America to provide long haul operations enhanced fuel economy, combined with good traction and long tread wear, says the manufacturer.
The tire boasts a number of features and benefits including:
– Four zigzag longitudinal groove design for improved traction and driving stability.
– Continuous shoulder rib design to help prevents irregular wear.
– Enhanced angle in the groove wall and tie bar to prevent stone trapping.
“This new generation drive tire was designed specifically for the North American market in a collaborative effort by our technical center in Ohio and corporate R&D centre,” said Patrick Gunn, Director of Sales and Marketing, Commercial Tire, for GITI Tire (USA), which markets and sells GT Radial commercial tires in North America. “We feel confident that it will be well accepted by fleets and owner operators for its fuel efficiency, outstanding traction and long wear for long haul operations.”