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Bridgestone and Michelin will Team up to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Tire Production

Estimated demand for new tires will reach 2.7 billion in 2022 Tire tread particles are shed in the air when vehicles drive The companies want to recycle carbon black, a key element in tire manufacturing Manufacturing tires is a very polluting process, but Michelin...

Now’s the Time to Freshen up on Winter Driving Tips

Getting ready involves more than just winter tires. Vehicle maintenance is important as well. Simple items such as wipers also need to be checked. Every year, at the first sight of snow, we all get the impression that collectively, we’ve forgotten how to drive....

Choosing Winter Tires for Your Electric Car

Nitto SN3 Winter Tires | Photo: Olivier Delorme
Winter is approaching, you can feel it. The nights are cool, the mornings require a little coat and soon, the mercury will fall quietly under the bar of 7 degrees Celsius (45˚F) to reach zero and then it will be snow, ice, storms ......

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 Tire Review: Premium Performance

The new Ventus S1 evo3 tire, after a simple “adjustment”, has proven to be impressive. The tire’s abilities on wet surfaces make it stand out. Another highlight is steering response. After about 2,500 km, the new Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 has demonstrated its mettle as...

It’s October. It’s Time to Think About Winter Tires

Nitto SN3 Winter Tires | Photo: Olivier Delorme
Don’t wait until November to book an appointment or start shopping. Good winter tires are without a doubt the best safety feature. Some tire sizes are extremely hard to come by – best order now. 2020 was bad and 2021 wasn’t exactly any better....

Michelin’s Airless Tire is Ready for Mass Consumption

The “Tweel” concept on which it is based debuted in 2005. The tire is called Uptis. Punctures are responsible for sending 200 million tires to scrapyards every year. Many of you surely remember the introduction of the Michelin Tweel concept way back in 2005....

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 Tire Review: Premium Tires for Premium Cars

The new Ventus S1 evo3 tire is designed for speed and stability. It is the tire of choice for automakers such as Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche. I’ve now got a set on my Volkswagen Golf Sportswagen. I’ll begin this introductory tire review story by acknowledging...

Average Vehicle Age Reaches A Record 12 Years In The US

Improved quality and durability are important factors. Rising new vehicle and soaring used car prices are also responsible for this trend. Overall vehicle quality has increased dramatically, in some cases, over the last few decades. Vehicles are being driven further today than they were...

The Audi e-tron GT Will Feature Hankook Ventus S1 evo 3 EV Tires

The specially adapted tires generate far less road noise. The sidewalls are reinforced to cope with the EV’s immense torque. The EV market is growing and premier tire companies like Hankook are designing tires specifically suited to meet these vehicles. Electric vehicles are extremely...

Nokian Tyres Will Produce 1 Million Tires In Dayton This Year

Demand for premium tires continues to grow in North America. Eventually, this Tennessee plant will produce up to 4 million tires per year. In a matter of only three years or so, Nokian Tyres has gone from being almost exclusively known for its winter...