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The truth about studded tires

Anyone living in a winter climate who has entertained more than a passing fantasy of winning a rally stage is familiar with the reflected glory of studded tires. With gleaming metal claws gripping ice and snow, studded rubber is presented as the ultimate when it comes to control and performance […]

January 30, 2019 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

Here’s why you shouldn’t be using just two winter tires

Here’s why you shouldn’t be using just two winter tires

You’re forgiven if you’re sick of hearing about snow tires this time of year. It seems to be a popular topic with plenty of advice to go around, and while more Canadians have gotten the message on the need for four purpose-built winter tires for their vehicles, there are still […]

December 6, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

How It Works: Turbocharging – WomanOnWheels.ca

How It Works: Turbocharging – WomanOnWheels.ca

Turbocharging used to be reserved primarily for speedy sports cars, but as fuel efficiency standards tighten, many automakers are using small turbo engines in everyday cars to improve mileage. Find out what turbos are all about in my “How It Works” column at the National Post. Read the source article […]

June 14, 2018 ×

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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 ×

Automotive, News

Bridgestone study highlights fatal tire failings

Bridgestone study highlights fatal tire failings

Birmingham, UK – Almost 75% of motorway incidents related to tire failure could be prevented if drivers carry out simple checks, according new research by Highways England and Bridgestone. The 18-month study, released at last week’s Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, found that more than 30 people were killed or seriously […]

April 30, 2018 ×

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Pothole damage? Choosing the right tire and wheel can protect you

Pothole damage? Choosing the right tire and wheel can protect you

You may not be able to do anything about the potholes that are shredding tires and wrecking wheels after an unusually long winter — and our legislators may not be inclined to fix the roads — but you still can protect yourself from roadside flats and expensive repairs. First, figure […]

April 26, 2018 ×

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Major brands vs Budget Tyres; The right approach

Major brands vs Budget Tyres; The right approach

I have recently been researching the international tyre market in order to reach a viewpoint on two of the industry’s most controversial questions – What is the difference between major A brands produced by leading manufacturers such as Michelin, Bridgestone, Pirelli, Goodyear Dunlop, Continental and Yokohama and more economically priced […]

April 5, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

TIA Promotes Tire Safety During National Car Care Month

TIA Promotes Tire Safety During National Car Care Month

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will spread tire safety tips to take part in April’s National Car Care Month. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, nearly 11,000 tire-related car crashes occur in the United States. Throughout the month of April, the Tire Industry Association will focus on educating drivers […]

April 2, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Why You Absolutely Need Winter Tires, Even If You Have All-Wheel Drive

Why You Absolutely Need Winter Tires, Even If You Have All-Wheel Drive

Short of a conspiracy theory by tire companies, I couldn’t imagine a scenario where a seasonal set of tires would do the job an all-wheel drive system couldn’t. Of course, I was much younger then, and much less sensible. Yet I hear that same excuse — that power to more […]

December 13, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

Save money with these simple motoring tips

Save money with these simple motoring tips

Save money with these simple motoring tips Simple changes can add up to a big saving A Staff Reporter Updated: 15:35 Friday 25 August 2017 Promoted by Switch Off and Breathe There are cost-free, straight-forward tasks you can undertake immediately to ensure your car is running as efficiently as possible, […]

August 29, 2017 ×