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Still Haven’t Purchased Your Winter Tires? You Might Be In For A Bad Surprise

Remember Canadian snowbirds? They’re not going to Florida this year. They number in the hundreds of thousands and many will need winter tires this year. As well, many car owners left their winter tires on all year because of the COVID lockdown last...

Nitto SN3 Winter Tire: Yes, From Nitto

Nitto is best-known for its ultra-high performance tires. Nitto sells three different winter tires in Canada. The SN3s are the high-performance variant. I feel as though we have a knack for discovering hidden tire treasures among established tire makers. Nearly two years ago, I...

Top 2020-21 Winter Tire Suggestions

Good winter tires are the best safety feature. As we’ve learned in life, you always get what you pay for. Don’t wait until the last minute! 2020 will go down in the history books as one of the most disruptive and anxiety-inducing of all...

The Time To Start Thinking About Winter Tires Is Now

2018 Winter tires
Now, more than ever, waiting until the last minute is a terrible idea. You absolutely want to avoid crowds this year because of the pandemic. Because of COVID, many never swapped over to summer tires in the spring, which poses another problem. No matter...

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 Winter Tire Test Wrap-up

The Hakka R3 is a top-tier winter tire. Winter condition driving performance is exceptional, and beyond. Yes, it’s already time to think about winter tires… Nokian has been at the forefront of winter tire technology for decades. They hold more than 100 patents related...

Brembo’s Stake In Pirelli Now Nearly 5%

Brembo is a globally recognized brake systems manufacturer. Pirelli is an equally recognized tire manufacturer. Brembo considers Pirelli’s market position as similar to their own. Both Brembo and Pirelli are focused on premium market segments and both are world-renown for their involvement in all...

The New Ford Bronco’s Goodyear Tires Won’t Read “Wrangler” On Them

You read that right: Ford’s made the request. If we thought the rivalry was strong before, it’s getting intense. Will Denver Broncos fans who drive a Wrangler have to find a new favorite team? We can’t be entirely surprised that Ford’s gone this far...

Hankook Tires To Provide Porsche Taycan With Unique E-Tires

Tires are quieter, reinforced, and with stiffer sidewalls. The Hankook Ventus S1 evo 3 ev was specially developed for the needs of electric vehicles They are 30% more durable than a standard tire. If you’re heavily into EVs, you probably know that the downside...

Nokian Predicts That Smart Tires Will Become Commonplace In Five Years

Self-driving car technologies will set requirements for tires. Sensors could be installed on tires to feed the onboard information system. These same sensors will open up a whole new world of servicing possibilities. Smart tires are not a new concept per se however they...

Nokian Tyres Has Ambitious Sustainability And Emission Targets

Car companies are not the only ones working on cutting their carbon footprint. Nokian has cut its GHG emissions by 44% over the last six years. They are listed among the Top 10% must sustainable publicly traded companies. While Nokian Tyres, based in Nokia,...