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Canada tops the charts for poor fuel economy

Canada tops the charts for poor fuel economy

A recent report by the International Energy Agency shows that Canada’s vehicles have the highest average fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions per kilometre driven. They are also the largest and the second heaviest in the world. In short: Canadian vehicles are big, heavy and guzzle a lot of gasoline. For a country that is championing […]

May 10, 2019 ×

Automotive, News

The Science Behind Rolling Resistance in Passenger Tires

The Science Behind Rolling Resistance in Passenger Tires

You’ve heard about the benefits of low rolling resistance in tires for years. Now, let’s look at how it works and why. The definition is embedded in its name. Rolling resistance is the effort required to keep a giving tire rolling. We have all noticed it! Remember riding a bike […]

May 2, 2019 ×

Automotive, News

What Does The Eco Button Do?

What Does The Eco Button Do?

Among the many strange and wonderful features many new vehicles now boast is a mysterious button marked “Eco.” In some cases the button may be labeled “Econ,” which is no less cryptic than Eco. Stop It! 5 Habits to Break for Better Gas Mileage You’ve probably surmised that pressing that […]

June 6, 2018 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

Global Cloud PBX Market Research Report- Forecast to 2023

NEW YORK, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Market Synopsis of Tubeless Tire Market: Globally, the market for Tubeless Tire is growing at a CAGR of 7.15% during the forecast period (2017-2023). The tubeless tire also known as inflated tires, does not require any inner tube inside the tire…. Read the […]

April 17, 2018 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

Your Corner Wrench: Winter tires are no good for warmer weather

Your Corner Wrench: Winter tires are no good for warmer weather

It’s a common occurrence this time of year – you pull out your summer tires, getting ready for the seasonal change-over and find that they’re pretty well shot. Your plastic is still maxed out from Christmas shopping and there’s no great tax return in your future. The winter boots on […]

April 10, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Automakers ditching spare tires for better m.p.g.

Automakers ditching spare tires for better m.p.g.

Nearly a third of new vehicles no longer come with a spare tire as standard equipment, a number likely to increase as automakers seek to reduce weight in cars to improve fuel economy. “This is a major issue for Michigan motorists who find themselves stranded on the roadside,” Susan Hiltz, […]

October 19, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

GEM: Check tyre pressure every month

GEM: Check tyre pressure every month

In support of October’s Tyre Safety Month, road safety and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to ensure they carry out regular checks on their tyres. By doing so, GEM is reminding motorists that correct tyre pressure is not only vital for safety, but is also the […]

October 4, 2017 ×

Automotive, Executive News, News

European automakers offer conditional 20% cut in CO2 by 2030

European automakers offer conditional 20% cut in CO2 by 2030

FRANKFURT — European carmakers offered a further 20 percent cut to average carbon dioxide emissions in the next round of EU goals currently being drawn up, but said full compliance should wait until 2030 and remain conditional on consumer uptake of electrified cars. The proposal was announced at the Frankfurt […]

September 13, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

Scotland to phase out non-hybrid petrol and diesel cars by 2032

Scotland to phase out non-hybrid petrol and diesel cars by 2032

The Scottish Government has announced that it plans to phase out non-electrified petrol and diesel cars by 2032; eight years ahead of the UK Government’s outright ban. Although no ban for Scotland was announced, the Scottish Government highlighted its “bold new ambition on ultra-low emission vehicles, including electric cars and […]

September 6, 2017 ×

News, Product News

Pirelli Partners With Fisker On New ‘EMotion’ Vehicle Launch

Pirelli Partners With Fisker On New ‘EMotion’ Vehicle Launch

Pirelli announced that it is working with Fisker Inc. to create advanced low rolling resistance tires for the new Fisker EMotion luxury electric vehicle, set to launch in late 2019. Pirelli will develop summer P Zero tires in the following sizes for the Fisker EMotion: 285/35R24 (F) and 305/35R24 (R). […]

August 31, 2017 ×