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Time for that annual debate: winter tires or all-seasons?

Time for that annual debate: winter tires or all-seasons?

This is Canada. We pride ourselves on being able to survive the most miserable winters anywhere. We giggle (to ourselves, politely) at tourists wearing down jackets before the Christmas decorations are in stores. Some of us still think winter tires are for snowflakes, so the annual debate has begun in […]

November 9, 2017 ×

News, Tire Stewardship

Recycled tires are finding a new home in Ontario communities

Recycled tires are finding a new home in Ontario communities

Whether you live in a large city or a small town, working to improve and build your community is always rewarding. That’s why OTS has invested over $1 million in Community Renewal Fund (CRF) grants to help over 60 communities go green using recycled rubber tire products in new and […]

October 23, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

New Vehicle Sales: Better Than Expected

New Vehicle Sales: Better Than Expected

Both in Canada, and abroad, new vehicle sales are on target for yet another record year. It’s good news again, this time with global auto sales on target to set an eighth consecutive annual record. Not only that, but we’re also seeing that sales have actually started to accelerate as […]

October 18, 2017 ×

News, Product News

Best 2017-2018 winter tires for passenger cars | Car News

Best 2017-2018 winter tires for passenger cars | Car News

Every year, when fall comes and the temperatures plummet, Canadians trade their bathing suit for their hat and gloves. Just like yourself, your vehicle needs to be prepared to face the cold temperatures… and eventually snow! That is why it is crucial that you choose safe and reliable winter tires. […]

October 17, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

Winter 2016 data shows a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor

Winter 2016 data shows a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor

October 2, 2017 / Richmond, B.C. — Last winter’s extreme conditions contributed to a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes in B.C. between October and December, where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor. This is a 10 per cent increase from 2015, when 570 casualty crashes […]

October 10, 2017 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

When do you buy winter tires? As early as possible

When do you buy winter tires? As early as possible

If you ask anyone working in the retail tire industry, it seems every year the first snowfall catches Canadian drivers by surprise. Weather forecasters can provide lots of warnings, but on the first day that white stuff accumulates on the roads, tire centres’ phones ring off the hook and the […]

October 6, 2017 ×

Automotive, Executive News, Industry Statistics, News, Product News

Nokian Tyres Breaks Ground on New Tennessee Plant

Nokian Tyres Breaks Ground on New Tennessee Plant

Patti Renner returns to Babcox Media as editor of Tire Review. Since leaving Babcox in 1997 (former editor of Underhood Service), she owned and operated a chain of specialty retail shops, worked with small businesses on their online marketing approach, and served as VP Marketing North America for a global […]

September 21, 2017 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

Top reasons insurance won’t cover you in a crash

Top reasons insurance won’t cover you in a crash

Car insurance can be a tricky thing. The only way to really test it is to have something bad happen. All that legal fine print and those payout limits may seem agreeable in the abstract but you can often discover the cold, hard facts are little balm when facing the […]

August 30, 2017 ×

Executive News, News

Liberty Tire Recycling Appoints Thomas Womble as CEO, Prepares for Next Phase of Company’s Growth

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28, 2017  /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, today appointed Thomas Womble, a company veteran, to serve as chief executive officer. Womble has been with Liberty Tire since 2001 and previously served as Liberty Tire’s chief operating officer, overseeing day-to-day operations for 28 manufacturing […]

August 29, 2017 ×

Automotive, Executive News, Industry Statistics, News

Bridgestone names OTR products president

Bridgestone names OTR products president

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Americas promoted 15-year company veteran Bridget Neal to president of off-the-road (OTR) products, succeeding Taylor Cole, who recently was named president of Firestone Building Products L.L.C. Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

August 15, 2017 ×