NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, announced that it is reintroducing its Dayton™ medium truck tire line in 2013. Commercial market needs combined with renewed interest from drivers, small fleets and managers pushed the revival of the line, which was retired in 2011. Dayton medium truck tires are made in the United States and offer small fleets and independent drivers sought-after quality at a lower cost.
"Increasing fleet and truck maintenance costs continue to force managers, small companies and independent drivers to search for high quality, dependable and proven solutions at a lower cost," said Bert Jones, Manager, Product Marketing, TBR, Retread and OTR, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions. "We are bringing back Dayton truck tires to provide a viable solution to the market -- tires with proven technology that are immediately available to meet market demands."
Engineered with a quality casing, Dayton medium truck tires offer excellent retreadability and are available for steer, drive and trailer applications. The Rib Radial All Position™ tire is designed for steer applications in long and regional haul service. The Radial Metro All Position™ tire is designed for steer applications in regional haul and pick-up and delivery service. The Drive Radial Deep Skid™ is a drive axle tire designed for high-scrub applications in long and regional haul, as well as pick-up and delivery service. Radial Highway Service™ tires are designed for tandem and single-axle trailer applications in long and regional haul, as well as pick-up and delivery service. Each of the four applications comes in a variety of sizes.
To learn more about Dayton truck tires and product offerings, visit www.daytontrucktires.com.
About Bridgestone Commercial Solutions
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, provides tires and services for trucking, construction, mining, aggregates and industrial operations across the Americas. The division manufactures markets and sells medium and heavy duty truck tires for the original equipment and replacement markets in the United States and in Canada through Bridgestone Canada Inc. Bridgestone and Firestone brand truck tires are available through more than 2,500 dealers and truck stops across the U.S. and Canada. Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, Mining offers products and services to the mining industry. In addition, through its Bandag brand, Bandag retreading dealers have access to industry-leading research and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales expertise through approximately 1,600 point of sale locations in North America. This combination of new and retread product offering provides customers with total tire solutions.
SOURCE Bridgestone Commercial Solutions