Post Tagged with: "Tire and Rubber Association of Canada"

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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, Industry Statistics, News

TRAC Winter Tire Report: Winter Tires Prevent Hazardous Road Situations

TRAC Winter Tire Report: Winter Tires Prevent Hazardous Road Situations

TRAC’s 2018 Canadian Consumer Winter Tire Study shows that 80 per cent of winter tire owners believe driving a vehicle equipped with winter tires has saved them from being involved in a potentially hazardous driving situation such as loss of control or a collision. The Study also found that 76 per cent of Canadian […]

December 6, 2018 ×

Industry Statistics, News

Why winter tires should be on every car

If you made a list of words that pop into your head when you think of Canada, winter might just come ahead of politeness, beavers and hockey. But in some of the places with the lousiest winters, there are still Canadians who don’t drive with winter tires. In a recent survey by […]

November 1, 2018 ×

News, Product News

Pro tips to heed before you hit hot roads

Pro tips to heed before you hit hot roads

There are several areas of your vehicle that deserve special attention as we head deeper into summer and the heat that entails. Glass Here’s a new term for you — off-gassing. That “new car smell” may in fact be the result of the release of gases contained in the plasticizers […]

August 1, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

5 Signs That you Might Need to Replace your Tires – WHEELS.ca

With our busy lives and demanding schedules, who really has the time to thoroughly check the tires on their vehicle to see if they need replacing? Of course, if you have a mechanic check your vehicle periodically, they will most likely tell you if the tires need to be changed. […]

July 17, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Never trust air pressure by how the tire looks

Never trust air pressure by how the tire looks

I always just wait until I get my car serviced to check the air pressure. If they got really low, wouldn’t I be able to tell by looking at them? – Scott, Kelowna, B.C. When it comes to tires, never trust the air apparent – a tire that looks fine […]

May 24, 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 ×

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 ×

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Future Tire Conference 2018: Q&A with Conti’s Philipp Struck

Future Tire Conference 2018: Q&A with Conti’s Philipp Struck

LONDON—Contintental’s Philipp Struck, who will present a paper at the Future Tire Conference in Cologne, Germany, discusses the future of tires and tire technologies. Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

April 12, 2018 ×

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NHTSA Digs Deeper Into Goodyear RV Tire Failure Allegations

NHTSA Digs Deeper Into Goodyear RV Tire Failure Allegations

After opening an investigation into allegations of Goodyear tire failures on Class A motorhomes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration digging deeper. In a letter sent to the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. last week, the NHTSA requested information about the field performance, design and construction of the motorhome tires – Goodyear’s […]

April 12, 2018 ×