July 11, 2011
Products & Services
Trucking fleets and owner-operators who want more miles out of their steer tires while still saving fuel can now take advantage of the new Michelin XZA3+ Evertread steer tire. This EPA SmartWay-verified steer tire delivers fuel savings while also guaranteeing 30-percent more miles in long-haul applications, says the company.
According to Michelin, the XZA3+ Evertread tire has a longer wear life because of Michelin's new generation of Co-Ex Technology, the Dual Compound Tread. This technology allows tire designers to utilize multiple rubber compounds at different places in the tread. One compound is specifically engineered to control tread stiffness and stress to reduce irregular wear, which helps to extend the tire's tread life without compromising other characteristics. Another compound delivers a high level of fuel efficiency and keeps the tire's operating temperatures low, guarding the casing for retreading, says Michelin. The tire also features a three-retread limited warranty.
It is available in North America in four G-load range sizes: 11R22.5, 275/80R22.5, 11R24.5 and 275/80R24.5; as well as two H-load range sizes: 11R22.5 and 275/80R22.5.