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Michelin To Become 100% Sustainable By 2050

By 2050, all Michelin tires will be made from renewable, recycled, biosourced, or otherwise sustainable materials. Today, nearly 30% of components used in Michelin tires are from sustainable sources. Michelin Group is a premier tire manufacturer that has established itself as a provider of...

Yokohama Rubber Announced SensorTire Technology Vision

The goal behind the technology is safety. In the medium-term, the technology will provide air pressure and tread-wear detection. In the long-term, tire data will be paired with map data for traffic, weather, and other considerations. With only a handful of exceptions in the...

Nitto SN3 Winter Tire Review: Good Value And Performance

The Nitto SN3 is available in 60 sizes, from 15-inch to 22-inch wheels. The SN3s are the high-performance variant. We needed winter to start in order to complete this review… Nitto is no stranger to the Canadian tire market, at least when it comes...

Nokian Tyres Introduce The All-Season One Tire

This is an all-season passenger tire. Combined with One HT, the One meet 91% of all tire needs. The One is a balanced performer for all seasons but does not replace a dedicated winter tire. It is the first Nokian passenger tire with...

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...