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Pro tips to heed before you hit hot roads

Pro tips to heed before you hit hot roads

There are several areas of your vehicle that deserve special attention as we head deeper into summer and the heat that entails. Glass Here’s a new term for you — off-gassing. That “new car smell” may in fact be the result of the release of gases contained in the plasticizers […]

August 1, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

5 Signs That you Might Need to Replace your Tires – WHEELS.ca

With our busy lives and demanding schedules, who really has the time to thoroughly check the tires on their vehicle to see if they need replacing? Of course, if you have a mechanic check your vehicle periodically, they will most likely tell you if the tires need to be changed. […]

July 17, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

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 ×

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 ×

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2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium Coming in November

2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium Coming in November

The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) together with Host Sponsor, eTracks Tire Management Systems, are pleased to be hosting the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium, held on November 7-8 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Canada.  This symposium brings together international […]

April 12, 2018 ×

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Future Tire Conference 2018: Q&A with Conti’s Philipp Struck

Future Tire Conference 2018: Q&A with Conti’s Philipp Struck

LONDON—Contintental’s Philipp Struck, who will present a paper at the Future Tire Conference in Cologne, Germany, discusses the future of tires and tire technologies. Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

April 12, 2018 ×

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NHTSA Digs Deeper Into Goodyear RV Tire Failure Allegations

NHTSA Digs Deeper Into Goodyear RV Tire Failure Allegations

After opening?an investigation into allegations of Goodyear tire failures on Class A motorhomes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration digging deeper. In a letter sent to the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. last week,?the NHTSA requested information about the field performance, design and construction of the motorhome tires – Goodyear’s […]

April 12, 2018 ×

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Smithers Rapra Report: The Future of Green Tires to 2023

Smithers Rapra Report: The Future of Green Tires to 2023

TRAC Members receive 15 per cent discount on all rubber industry market reports produced by Smithers Rapra. A “green tire” is defined as a tire optimised for low rolling resistance, using materials – especially elastomers – that are from renewable (sustainable) materials. What methodology is used? The data and information for […]

February 22, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Winter tires rule: 5 reasons to ditch your all-season tires | Car News

Winter tires rule: 5 reasons to ditch your all-season tires | Car News

Every year when winter comes, it’s the same thing all over again. Millions of Canadians rush to prepare their vehicle for the snow, the ice, the slush and the cold weather. Some consider winter tires to be essential to their survival. And although it has been proven that the use […]

December 13, 2017 ×

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What you should know about driving on winter tires

Once you slip winter tires on to your car, you’ll have to get used to sliding less on the road. But that doesn’t mean you’re invincible. “You could drive the exact same and you would be surprised at the stopping distance you have,” said Angelo DiCicco, general manager with Young […]

December 4, 2017 ×