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4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road | Komo

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road | Komo

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road by Connie Thompson KOMO photo A A Most of us who drive, probalbly consider ourselves to be safe drivers. But our tires might say otherwise. When I reported on AAA’s new tread wear tests last […]

June 20, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

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 ×

Automotive, Driving Tips, Environment, Tire Shopping

Be Tire Smart Week 2018: Tire Inflation Survey a Wake-up Call to Drivers

kết quả WC Be Tire Smart Week 2018: Tire Inflation Survey a Wake-up Call to Drivers

According to a new driver-study from the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, Canadian drivers have glaring gaps in their knowledge about how to maintain proper tire inflation. With today’s rising gas prices these knowledge gaps can be costly. The average motorist can improve their gas mileage by?0.6 per cent […]

May 10, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Car Doctor: Replacing all-season tires with same type makes most sense

Car Doctor: Replacing all-season tires with same type makes most sense

Q: I need to find the best all-season tires for my 11-year-old Subaru Forester. The present tire is a P215/60R16-94H. I’m older but still pretty active and drive about 6,000 miles a year. If it makes any difference, I live on Aquidneck Island and very rarely cross the bridge. A: If you […]

January 31, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Flat Out Annoying! 28% of New Vehicles Sold Without a Spare Tire

Flat Out Annoying! 28% of New Vehicles Sold Without a Spare Tire

According to a recent report by AAA, 28% of all 2017 model year cars lack a spare tire. While there are a number of reasons for this, none of them actually keep the driver in mind. Perhaps the most common reason for ditching the spare is weight. Read the source […]

October 25, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

Automakers ditching spare tires for better m.p.g.

Automakers ditching spare tires for better m.p.g.

Nearly a third of new vehicles no longer come with a spare tire as standard equipment, a number likely to increase as automakers seek to reduce weight in cars to improve fuel economy. “This is a major issue for Michigan motorists who find themselves stranded on the roadside,” Susan Hiltz, […]

October 19, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

GEM: Check tyre pressure every month

GEM: Check tyre pressure every month

In support of October’s Tyre Safety Month, road safety and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to ensure they carry out regular checks on their tyres. By doing so, GEM is reminding motorists that correct tyre pressure is not only vital for safety, but is also the […]

October 4, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

Dyson to Spend £1 Billion Making ‘Radical’ Electric Car

Dyson to Spend £1 Billion Making ‘Radical’ Electric Car

Dyson Ltd., best-known as a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, hand driers and air filters, will build an electric car by 2020, founder James Dyson said Tuesday. The company is investing one billion pounds ($1.34 billion) to develop the car, plus the same sum to create solid-state batteries to power it, […]

September 27, 2017 ×

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7 Easy Ways to Tell if You Need to Buy New Tires

7 Easy Ways to Tell if You Need to Buy New Tires

Maybe you got a flat tire that one time, or maybe you wondered if winter tires are really necessary (they are, depending on where you live). Often, though, with the exception of situations like these, many drivers forget about their tires until there’s an obvious issue. Considering how important the […]

September 26, 2017 ×

Automotive, Executive News, News

European automakers offer conditional 20% cut in CO2 by 2030

European automakers offer conditional 20% cut in CO2 by 2030

FRANKFURT — European carmakers offered a further 20 percent cut to average carbon dioxide emissions in the next round of EU goals currently being drawn up, but said full compliance should wait until 2030 and remain conditional on consumer uptake of electrified cars. The proposal was announced at the Frankfurt […]

September 13, 2017 ×