GENERAL® – HS
HS by General®. Season: All Season. Type: Commercial. The General HS is a new highway steer tire that features an improved tread design and casing platform. The tire was developed by highly experienced craftsmen and manufactured utilizing proven technology to deliver excellent mileage, even wear and low rolling resistance.
Enhanced tread pattern for longer mileage
A 5-rib tread pattern, wider ribs and more tread volume promote even wear and high removal mileage.
Integrated stone ejection system
An advanced pyramid shaped stone ejection system prevents stone retention.
Low rolling resistance compounds
A low rolling resistance tread compound delivers high level of fuel efficiency.
Reinforced casing for retreadability
An enhanced bead to belt package increases casing durability for maximum retreadability.
For more than 90 years General Tire has offered a complete quality line of ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road and commercial tires to meet all your needs. After several first places in light truck racing, General Tire was being named "Official Tire of Off-Road World Series" and "Official Tire of MB Motorsports Off-Road Truck Racing and FreestyleMx.com World" in 2008. In April 2009, General Tire partnered with Universal Pictures to become the official tire for the ultimate chapter of the franchise built on speed - "Fast & Furious". In today's market the General Tire products are best known for providing tough, durable and high-value tires on passenger cars, pickup trucks and commercial vehicles.
Founded in 1915, General Tire is part of Continental Tire North America, Inc. CTNA, based in Fort Mill, South Carolina, is a company of Germany-based Continental AG. With targeted annual sales of more than €26.4 billion ($40 billion US) for 2008, the Continental Corporation is one of the top automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for the powertrain and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, the corporation contributes towards enhanced driving safety and protection of the global climate. Continental is also a competent partner in networked automobile communication. Today, the corporation employs approximately 150,000 people at nearly 200 locations in 36 countries.