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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 ×

Tire Care

The One Overlooked Feature that Impacts Driving Safety

The One Overlooked Feature that Impacts Driving Safety

Content Post: The One Overlooked Feature that Impacts Driving Safety Did you know the tire’s air pressure supports 95% of a vehicle’s weight? Your safety is literally resting on air every time you use it. Maintaining the correct tire pressure is more important than you might think, as improperly inflated […]

March 17, 2016 ×

Driving Tips, Environment, Tire Shopping

What you Need to Know About the Latest Fuel Saving Tire Technology 

What you Need to Know About the Latest Fuel Saving Tire Technology 

Did you know your choice of tires can impact your vehicle’s fuel efficiency? When it comes to protecting both your wallet and the environment, manufacturers of hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles have made a lot of progress. In recent years, tire manufacturers have been making advances too – engineering tires that […]

March 17, 2016 ×

Tire Shopping

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 […]

January 31, 2016 ×

Tire Shopping

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 […]

January 31, 2016 ×

Tire Shopping

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 […]

January 30, 2016 ×