High Resistance to Low Rolling Resistant Tires

Low rolling resistant tires, or LRRTs, were first developed for the over-the-road trucking industry in response to increased federal scrutiny over corporate average fuel economy for commercial vehicles. So why aren’t more school buses using them?

Zonar Integrates Continental’s ContiPressureCheck to Maximize Tire Safety, Affordability

SEATTLE – Zonar, the leader in smart fleet management technology, today announced the initial integration of Continental’s ContiPressureCheck™, a system designed to measure tire pressure and send alerts in real-time into Zonar’s fleet management software Ground Traffic Control. The collaborative offering from Continental and Zonar helps decrease the risk of tire breakdowns, reduce overall fuel consumption and extend tire life, ultimately providing cost savings and improving safety outcomes for companies using Zonar’s smart fleet management solutions.

First Student, Bridgestone Sign 5-Year $110M Supply Deal

One of the largest international transportation providers joined forces with the world's largest tire and rubber good manufacturer when FirstGroup plc, the UK-based parent company to North American school bus contractor First Student, signed a five-year, $110-million supply deal with Bridgestone Tire Group. 

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