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RESEARCH CENTER

Let's set the record straight on retreads

A source for research-based reports on quality retread tires.
Learn how these retreads compare with new tires on trusted quality, cost and environmental impact.

Trusted Quality

Do Retreads Stack Up?

The research is in: see how the quality of modern retreads stacks up

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in Motion

Retread Reliability

Researchers at the University of Michigan conducted a comprehensive study on truck retread tire reliability.

Author: John Woodrooffe

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Proven Savings

The Bottom Line on Retreads

Uncover the true cost of tires with the latest research and decide what's right for you.

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Savings Add Up

Lowering fleet operating costs through fuel efficient tires and retreads

How a better understanding of retread tire rolling resistance is helping fleets make smarter business decisions.

Author: Josh Abell, PhD

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Responsible Choice

The Impact of Retreads

Learn how retread tires positively contribute to our environment and economy.

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in Action

HOW RETREADS HELP FLEETS LOWER THEIR COST AND ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT

Organizations are using retread tires to operate efficiently and safely while minimizing their environmental impact.

Author: Jay Golden, PhD. Duke University Center for Sustainability and Commerce,Rob Handfield, PhD. North Carolina State University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management

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