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EPA SmartWay™

SmartWay™ Fuel Efficient Tires and Retreads

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

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

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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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  • These truck and bus 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:

Continental Tires

Steer:Conti EcoPlus HS3, HSL2 Eco Plus, Conti HSL3, Conti HSR3,HSR2, HSR2 Eco Plus, Conti Coach HA3, HSR2 SA
Drive:HDL2, HDL2 Eco Plus, HDL2 DL Eco PlusConti Hybrid HD3, HDR2 Eco Plus
Trailer:Conti EcoPlus HT3, HTL1, Conti Hybrid HT3

The following low rolling resistance precure technologies are SmartWay verified when used on class 8, line-haul:

ContiTread™ Retreads

Drive:HDR1 EP, HDR2 Eco Plus, HDL2 Eco PlusHDL2DL Eco Plus
Trailer:HTL Eco Plus, HTL1, Conti EcoPlus HT3

Learn more: SmartWay Transport Partnership