Double Coin Holdings Ltd is the first Chinese tyre manufacturer to have a commercial truck tyre added to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) list of SmartWay approved technologies.? SmartWay is an innovative collaboration between the EPA and the respective freight sectors, working together to improve energy efficiencies, reduce carbon footprints and to ultimately deliver cost benefits.
To gain SmartWay approval, manufacturers must be able to prove that their product provides fuels savings and/or emission reduction benefits.
The new Double Coin FT105 truck tyre was assessed using the SAE J1269 test method and has a low rolling resistance coefficient demanded by the new and stringent SmartWay standards.
Although this new Double Coin truck tyre will initially only be available in the US, there are plans to bring this product into the Australian market in the near future.