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Giti debuts urban/light-duty commercial truck tires

Giti Gsr225Giti Tire (USA) is introducing four all-position urban/light-duty commercial truck tires, designed to handle the toughest urban environments in North America, according to an announcement.

The Giti GAL817, an all position tire, available in the 10R22.5 and 255/70R22.5 sizes (16 ply rated), features:

  • Wide footprint with extra wide shoulder design enhances traction and tread wear.
  • Enhanced casing construction provides improved footprint for excellent handling, as well as a quiet, comfortable ride.
  • Special tread compound provides long tread wear and excellent grip.

The Giti GSR225, a regional steer tire, available in the 225/70R19.5, 245/70R19.5, 265/70R19.5, 275/70R22.5 and 315/80R22.5 sizes (14 to 20 ply ratings), features:

  • Four-belt construction increases casing and tread stiffness for long tread wear.
  • Specially formulated tread compound improves tread wear resistance and handling.
  • Four-groove tread design delivers consistent, dependable handling and vehicle control.
  • Optimized sipe design on rib edges minimizes wear and improves wet traction.

The Giti GDR638, a regional and urban drive tire, available in the 215/75R17.5, 235/75R17.5, 225/70R19.5 and 245/70R19.5 sizes (14 and 16 ply ratings), features:

  • Solid pattern design for increased block stiffness.
  • Optimized casing and footprint design deliver even, consistent tread wear through the life of the tire.
  • Specialized tread compound improves tread wear and handling.
  • Improved bead construction provides easier rim mounting.

The Giti GTL919, a long haul and regional trailer tire, available in the 215/75R1.75, 235/75R175, 245/70R17.5 and 385/65R22.5 sizes (16 to 20 ply ratings), features:

  • New generation tread pattern with extra wide shoulder provides outstanding shoulder protection and even tread wear.
  • New casing construction provides exceptional durability and retreadability.
  • Specialized tread compound delivers outstanding wear and handling.
  • Mud and Snow capabilities provides enhanced traction in mud and light snow for light vehicles.

“These four new Giti products, designed to handle tough, relentless urban environments, are a great addition for our commercial tire customers,” says Armand Allaire, executive vice president of commercial sales at Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. “Fleet managers and owner operators looking to control their tire costs will appreciate the reduced down time and longer tread wear delivered by these new Giti products.”

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