At the beginning of February, Michelin released ten new sizes of MICHELIN® Defender® T+H tires. Six additional sizes will be hitting the market this month, as well as another 16 options this summer. This new line of tires replaces the previous Michelin Defender line. Michelin Defender® T+H tires are designed to be the longest-lasting tires among leading competitive tires, providing miles of uncompromised… Read More


You may have heard or seen the term ASE Certified Mechanic. But what does that mean and is it important to you? Understanding this designation is highly beneficial to you as a consumer. ASE Certification lets you know that a particular shop has passed a high standard of expertise as a provider of quality auto… Read More


Have you considered retread tires for your commercial trucks fleet? Advances in technology have made retread tires a safe, quality option that delivers long-lasting, dependable performance. In the tire retreading process new tread is applied to the casings of worn tires. Tires casings used for retreading are carefully inspected and must meet required inspection standards.… Read More


When snow and freezing rain fall you may find the site of the salt truck rolling down your street to be very comforting. Salting is an effective and quick way to make roadways safer for travel. But a look at your shoes after walking through salty slush will remind you of the damaging effects of… Read More


At the start of a new year we tend to think about what we can do to improve ourselves in the coming year. When making your list of resolutions, why not add car care to the list? Following a dedicated vehicle maintenance schedule will offer you a host of advantages in the new year including… Read More


Raben Tire is proud to offer a great selection of Goodyear® Fuel Max Tires. Known as a leader in tire design innovations, Goodyear has developed this tire line to provide fleet managers with a total solution for reducing fuel costs. Fuel Max tires are available in steer, drive, and trail positions. Fuel Max tires are… Read More


Your business depends on the mobility of your fleet, and your fleet depends on good, quality tires. You rely on the condition of your tires for your business operations, but more importantly the lives of your drivers depend on their safe performance. If you need another reason to make the care of your fleets’ tires… Read More


For drivers in the Midwest, winter driving means dealing with ice and snow on the roads, and an increased risk for accidents. Unfortunately wrecks are not the only risk involved with winter driving. Extreme temperatures can also leave your car vulnerable to internal problems that could leave you stranded. Planning ahead can mean all the… Read More


Truck wheel refinishing should always be done by a knowledgeable and experienced professional. Regulations put forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) in the mid-eighties made it a requirement that rust and debris be removed from truck wheels before mounting a tire. Dirt and rust can prevent rim components from seating properly or… Read More


Today’s vehicles are equipped with amazing onboard technology. These features are extremely helpful for proper vehicle maintenance and heading off expensive auto repairs. Among these advanced systems is the integrated tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). While your vehicle’s TPMS is a reliable way to make sure you are driving on properly inflated tires, there is… Read More