• Get Fuel Fit for Be Tire Smart Week

    Get Fuel Fit for Be Tire Smart Week

    According to a recent survey conducted for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, 88 per cent of motorists feel a strong obligation to protect the environment by ensuring their cars are as fuel-efficient as possible. However, the survey also found that three-quarters (76 per cent) of drivers are not […]

  • Winter Tires keep you in-control when the temperature drops

    Winter Tires keep you in-control when the temperature drops

    Even in Canada, there are many misconceptions about winter tires and the differences between Winter/Snow, All-Season and All-Weather Tires. When do you need winter tires? While “All-Season” may suggest performance in all weather conditions, these tires do not meet the minimum snow traction requirements necessary to be considered a “Winter […]

  • Having trouble figuring out what tires to buy?

    Having trouble figuring out what tires to buy?

    With all the advanced technology and engineering in today’s automobiles, tires are still perhaps the most critical component of any vehicle. From handling and comfort to noise and fuel efficiency, tires play a vital role in the performance, safe operation and environmental impact of your vehicle. But with so many […]

  • What you need to know about the latest fuel saving tire technology

    What you need to know about the latest fuel saving tire technology

    Your choice of tires can impact your fuel efficiency. When it comes to protecting both your wallet and the environment, designers of hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles have made a lot of progress. In recent years, manufacturers have been experimenting with tires engineered to squeeze out better mileage. Today, most drivers can […]

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Get Fuel Fit for Be Tire Smart Week

Get Fuel Fit for Be Tire Smart Week

According to a recent survey conducted for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, 88 per cent of motorists feel a strong obligation to protect the environment by ensuring their cars are as fuel-efficient as possible. However, the survey also found that three-quarters (76 per cent) of drivers are not […]

May 11, 2016 ×

Tire Care

Nitrogen Inflation 101

Nitrogen Inflation 101

When taking your vehicle for a regular inspection with a certified technician or tire specialist, you may notice some retailers promoting inflating tires with nitrogen. How will nitrogen impact your driving experience? If you’re considering filling your tires with nitrogen vs. air, here’s what you need to know… Nitrogen gas […]

March 23, 2016 ×

Tire Shopping

Make Spring Even Greener with the Fuel Saving Tires Buying Guide

Make Spring Even Greener with the Fuel Saving Tires Buying Guide

Want the best performance and fuel efficiency out of your tires while softening the blow to your wallet and the environment? A simple switch to low rolling resistance tires can help. The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada and Natural Resources Canada have made a Fuel Saving Tires Buying Guide to help you […]

March 23, 2016 ×

Tire Care

How to Ensure Your Tire Inflation is Just Right

How to Ensure Your Tire Inflation is Just Right

Your vehicle’s tires support 95% of its weight at all times and impacts almost every aspect of handling and performance. That’s why maintaining and monitoring your tires’ inflation is so critical to getting the most out of your vehicle and keeping you safe. Safety First – Under or over-inflated tires […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Care, Tire Shopping

Making Sense of Winter Tires

Making Sense of Winter Tires

Canada is one of the largest countries on the planet, with literally hundreds of thousands of kilometers of paved road, and even more unpaved road. From coast to coast, there are nearly as many different local climates as there are cars on the road. Knowing the seasonal road conditions where […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Shopping

What You Need to Know When Replacing Your Tires

What You Need to Know When Replacing Your Tires

With so many varieties of tires available, choosing the best set for your vehicle can seem difficult, but Be Tire Smart Canada is here to help. Despite the advanced technology and engineering in today’s automobiles, tires are still the most critical component of any vehicle. From handling and comfort to […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Care

The Acronym that Simplifies Tire Care

The Acronym that Simplifies Tire Care

How can you make your tires last longer, perform better and save you money on fuel? Simple. Be sure to regularly inspect and care for them. These tips can help you do your P.A.R.T. (see what we did there?) to take better care of your tires. Tire Maintenance Essentials When it comes to […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Care, Tire Shopping

Getting to Know the Tread on your Vehicle’s Tires

Getting to Know the Tread on your Vehicle’s Tires

If you’ve ever purchased a set of tires for your car, you’ll know that there are many different tread patterns and designs to choose from. Tread patterns are like the toes of your vehicle. They are moulded into the tire during the curing process and influence the overall performance of your […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Care

Everything you Need to Know About Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems  

Everything you Need to Know About Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems  

In recent years, manufacturers have incorporated new sensory systems and technologies as standard to many models. A Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is one example of tire tech that can be found standard in some vehicles and in aftermarket products. Here’s everything you need to know about TPMS: TPMS indicates […]

March 22, 2016 ×

Tire Disposal

Ever Wondered What Happens to your Old Car Tires?

Ever Wondered What Happens to your Old Car Tires?

When your tires have reached the end of their tread life, be sure to reach out to one of the many scrap tire programs across the country that ensure used tires are responsibly recycled. Retailers and automotive shops across Canada participate in various recycling programs to keep tires out of […]

March 22, 2016 ×