It is the job of a fleet manager to ensure the safety, efficiency, and profitability of their fleet. Rising costs impact every aspect of business, including transportation.  Taking care of your fleet is the best thing a business can do to get the most out of every trip and every gallon. Being consistent with regular… Read More


When tire life goes the way it is supposed to, your tires wear out all at the same time, after providing you with an optimal service life. When this happens, replacing tires is pretty straightforward – you buy a new set. Unfortunately tire life, like life in general, does not always go according to plan.… Read More


Summer heat can wreak serious havoc on your car battery.  Before you find yourself stranded in the hot sun, give some time and attention to summer car battery care. When temperatures climb, the battery’s current conducting grids corrode faster, reducing its service life. The rate of sulfation (sulfate development on battery electrodes as the battery discharges)… Read More


Today’s fleet manager must face serious challenges when it comes to reducing costs. Goodyear® Fuel Max™ tires provide a great way for you to save money on your fleet costs. SmartWay®-verified Goodyear Fuel Max tires can help you improve fleet fuel efficiency and lower operating costs. Raben Tire is dedicated to providing solutions for fleet… Read More


Monthly oil checks are an important part of your vehicle’s maintenance that will keep your engine running right and help you avoid costly engine problems down the road. Fortunately, oil checks are simple to do and don’t require a lot of time. Let’s first look at the essential role oil plays and then review the… Read More


Raben Tire is proud to offer a great selection of Goodyear® commercial tires including UniCircle® retread tires. These retread tires feature a seamless design that adheres closely to the tire casing for enhanced uniformity, casing endurance, and strength. Tire retreading offers a great way for fleet managers to lower costs while promoting environmental responsibility and… Read More


Particularly in today’s economy, fleet managers must find ways to save money if they are going to remain profitable and successful. Optimizing fuel economy and extending tire life through proper fleet tire maintenance goes a long way toward expanding fleet budgets. While managing tire maintenance for an entire fleet can seem like an impossible challenge,… Read More


According to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), National Tire Safety Week 2017 is coming up: May 28th – June 3rd.  They describe this week as an, “initiative to rally the tire industry in a focused effort to help drivers learn simple yet essential steps to maintain their tires.” Tires are one of the biggest investments… Read More


The Car Care Council has declared April National Car Care Month. The start of spring is a great time to take care of any issues that you may have put off addressing during winter months. Since April is traditionally a wet month, it is important to make sure your car is ready for traveling on… Read More


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