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What Does The Eco Button Do?

What Does The Eco Button Do?

Among the many strange and wonderful features many new vehicles now boast is a mysterious button marked “Eco.” In some cases the button may be labeled “Econ,” which is no less cryptic than Eco. Stop It! 5 Habits to Break for Better Gas Mileage You’ve probably surmised that pressing that […]

June 6, 2018 ×

News, Product News

Continental Announces Recall

Continental Announces Recall

Continental Tire is voluntarily initiating a safety recall for 655 commercial vehicle tires. The tires involved in the recall are 11R22.5 Conti Hybrid HS3, Load Range G, produced during DOT weeks 9, 10, and 11 of 2018, and sold in the original equipment and replacement markets in the U.S. and […]

May 31, 2018 ×

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Never trust air pressure by how the tire looks

Never trust air pressure by how the tire looks

I always just wait until I get my car serviced to check the air pressure. If they got really low, wouldn’t I be able to tell by looking at them? – Scott, Kelowna, B.C. When it comes to tires, never trust the air apparent – a tire that looks fine […]

May 24, 2018 ×

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To save on cost, can I keep my winter tires on during the summer?

To save on cost, can I keep my winter tires on during the summer?

Is it okay to keep your winter tires on in the summer? I’d rather not spend the money for two sets of tires. − Jennifer Winter tires are designed and built to perform a single task, which is to offer a superior, safer driving experience during the frosty months. While […]

May 24, 2018 ×

Automotive, Executive News, News

Goodyear Promotes National Tire Safety Week

Goodyear Promotes National Tire Safety Week

For National Tire Safety Week, now through May 28, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will promote awareness for proper tire care via its social media channels and website, particularly around tire pressure, tire tread and tire rotations. The iconic Goodyear Blimp will also spread messages of tire safety from the […]

May 22, 2018 ×

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Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing video – Roadshow

Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing video – Roadshow

Michelin shines spotlight on worn tire testing Flogging worn tires in wet conditions further proves that all tires aren’t created equal.    Read the source article at Product reviews, how

May 17, 2018 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

Tire inflation survey a wake-up call to drivers

Tire inflation survey a wake-up call to drivers

Cambridge, Ontario, May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian drivers have glaring gaps in their knowledge about how to maintain proper tire inflation, according to a new tire maintenance attitudinal survey conducted by Leger on behalf of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada. While nine-in-ten drivers surveyed believe motorists […]

May 14, 2018 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

How to maximize tire service life according to Nokian Tires

How to maximize tire service life according to Nokian Tires

Research shows that when driving with worn tires, aquaplaning can begin at speeds that are clearly slower than normal road speeds. Nokian Tires recommend that drivers should monitor the condition and inflation pressures of their tires regularly and not only during the tire changing season. Safe summer tires should have […]

May 8, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Hydroplaning Can Be Terrifying – LewRockwell

Hydroplaning Can Be Terrifying – LewRockwell

Donate Hydroplaning is a terrifying situation for even the most experienced driver. It occurs when water is forced under your tires, causing them to leave the surface of the roadway and you to lose control of the car. In normal conditions, your tires are designed to shed water to the […]

May 8, 2018 ×

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Bridgestone study highlights fatal tire failings

Bridgestone study highlights fatal tire failings

Birmingham, UK – Almost 75% of motorway incidents related to tire failure could be prevented if drivers carry out simple checks, according new research by Highways England and Bridgestone. The 18-month study, released at last week’s Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, found that more than 30 people were killed or seriously […]

April 30, 2018 ×