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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 ×

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 ×

Events, News, Raw Materials, Tire Stewardship

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 ×

Automotive, News

Tilbury Auto Mall: 2017 Winter Tire Buying Guide

Tilbury Auto Mall: 2017 Winter Tire Buying Guide

Having the right tires on your vehicle is essential for winter driving safety in Canada. Take a look below to learn about the advantages of winter tires.   Read the source article at tilburyautomall.com

December 13, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

Winter tires VS All Season Tires. Proof that you need WINTER TIRES!!

Motormouth Canada had a chance to travel to Whitehorse in the Yukon to test two identical cars, one with winter tires and one without. Even with a vehicle equipped with AWD, the video proves that driving with winter tires makes a massive difference. Proof that you should invest in winter […]

December 6, 2017 ×

News, Product News

Quebec revising winter tire rules; incentive based approach suggested for elsewhere

MONTREAL – Quebec will reportedly bring forward the mandatory date by which winter tires must be put on all vehicles in the province and also increase fines for those who don’t follow the rules. It remains the only Canadian jurisdiction that requires drivers to have winter tires by law – […]

December 6, 2017 ×

Industry Statistics, News, Product News

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 ×

Automotive, News

Extending the Lifespan of Tires During Winter

Extending the Lifespan of Tires During Winter

Winter is a dangerous season to be on the road in Canada. Global News stated that dozens of Canadians lose their lives on roads each week. Your car’s condition, particularly its wheels, is a major safety factor on the road during winter—or any other time of the year for that […]

November 29, 2017 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

More drivers using winter tires in BC than Alberta, Ontario and some other provinces

More drivers using winter tires in BC than Alberta, Ontario and some other provinces

Summary A survey has found 60 per cent of drivers in BC are using winter tires, which is more than in a few other provinces More British Columbians are using winter tires than drivers in Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan or Manitoba, according to the 2017 Canadian Consumer Winter Tire Study . […]

November 22, 2017 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

Winter tires now the fastest growing tire category in Canada

Winter tires now the fastest growing tire category in Canada

Winter tire use is gradually rising, but driver education about safety benefits remains essential to wintertime accident prevention. Four-in-ten drivers outside Quebec still do not own winter tires. Cambridge, November 14, 2017 – Winter tire shipments across Canada have grown at an annualized rate of four per cent over the […]

November 14, 2017 ×