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General Tire Earthmoving Expands with Light Construction Line Up


  • General Tire earthmoving introduces new tires for graders, skid steer loaders, and backhoes
  • The 15 new sizes are spread between the TE11, TE11 A, Skid Steer SD, Skid Steer HD, Skid Steer XHD, Backhoe HD and Backhoe XHD

Fort Mill, SC. January 20, 2021. General Tire is expanding its line of earthmoving tires with the introduction of fifteen new items for graders, skid steer loaders and backhoes. These new application specific tires are designed to provide a long life and high performance in rough operating environments.

The expansion into light construction applications complements the existing General Tire earthmoving line with tires suitable for articulated dump trucks (ADTs), rigid dump trucks (RDTs) and scrapers, which launched in February 2020. The comprehensive range is built for customers looking for durability and great value, combined with the reputation of a well-known and trusted brand.

New General Tire earthmoving tires

With the addition of light construction tires, General Tire provides a strong solution for all earthmoving applications. All tires are currently available in the U.S. and Canadian markets in varying sizes.

  • General TE11 and TE11 A: Rugged tire designed for grading and loading operations.
  • General Skid Steer SD: A multi-purpose design for standard to light duty skid steer operations.
  • General Skid Steer HD: A heavy duty tire with a deep staggered tread bar design for excellent traction and grip.
  • General Skid Steer XHD: With multiple arrow shaped tread lugs and superior traction, it‘s ideal for extra heavy duty applications and varying surface conditions.
  • General Backhoe HD: An all around backhoe rear tire suitable for varying surface conditions.
  • General Backhoe XHD: A heavy duty backhoe front tire built for challenging construction tasks. 

Learn more at the General Tire Specialty website.

Laura Emory
Laura Emory

Marketing and Business Systems Specialist

Commercial Specialty Tires

Continental AG l Divison Tires

1830 MacMillan Park Dr.

Fort Mill, SC 29707

(704) 587-6247