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SmartWay™ Verified Truck Tires

SmartWay is an EPA program that reduces transportation-related emissions.

Launched in 2004, SmartWay creates incentives to improve supply chain fuel efficiency.

 

Verified Low Rolling Resistance Tires

EPA has determined that certain tire models can reduce NOx emissions and fuel use by 3 percent or more, relative to the best selling new tires for line haul class 8 tractor trailers. These improvements are achieved under the following conditions:

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  • Tires are used on the axle positions stated on the list below.
  • Verified low rolling resistance tires are installed on all of the axle positions of the tractor and trailer.
  • All tires must be properly inflated according to the manufacturer’s specifications.

The following Continental low rolling resistance tires are SmartWay verified when used on class 8, line-haul tractor trailers:

Steer:HSL1 Coach, HSL2 (replaces HSL), HSL2 Eco Plus, HSR, HSR1, HSR1 Eco Plus, HSR2, HSR2 Eco Plus, HSR2 SA, Conti Coach HA3
Drive:HSL1 Coach, HDL Eco Plus, HDL2 Eco Plus, HDL2 DL Eco Plus, HDR, HDR1 Eco Plus, HSR, HSR1, HSR1 Eco Plus, HSR2, HSR2 Eco Plus, HSR2 SA, Conti EcoPlus HD3, Conti Hybrid HD3, HDR2 Eco Plus
Trailer:HTL Eco Plus, HTL1, Conti EcoPlus HT3

 
Learn more: SmartWay Transport Partnership

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