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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

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 ×

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 ×

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 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

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

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 ×

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Drivers want to protect the environment: Survey

Drivers want to protect the environment: Survey

TRAC provides ‘Get Fuel Fit Guide’ to help motorists find routes to fuel efficiency during Be Tire Smart Week. Drivers want to minimize the impact their vehicles have on the environment, but many lack the information on how to achieve that goal. According to a new Leger national survey of […]

May 16, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

French chef Alleno earns sixth Michelin star as haute cuisine gets ′uncomplicated′ | Lifestyle | DW.COM | 09.02.2017

French chef Alleno earns sixth Michelin star as haute cuisine gets ′uncomplicated′ | Lifestyle | DW.COM | 09.02.2017

The latest additions to France’s prestigious Michelin Guide were revealed Thursday in Paris. Only one restaurant was added to the three-star list: Le 1947 in the exclusive ski resort of Courchevel. Head chef Yannick Alleno reacted to the award by tweeting that he was “beyond happiness,” and congratulated his teams both at […]

February 14, 2017 ×