Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has launched the latest addition to its Open Country light truck tire line, the Open Country R/T Trail. The tire is specifically designed for light truck and SUV owners who want higher levels of off-road performance, according to Toyo officials.
Toyo introduced the tire at a recent ride-and-drive event in Big Bear, Calif.
Todd Bergeson, senior manager, product planning and technical services, Toyo, told attendees that the new Open Country R/T Trail is not a replacement for an existing product, but a new product placed between the Toyo Open Country R/T and the Toyo Open Country A/T III.
The new tire is the second Toyo tire that has been developed at the company’s research and development facility in White, Ga. …