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Winter Tire Season is Right Around the Corner

It’s October. The time has come to look at your winter tires Tip: Don’t wait until November to book an appointment or to start shopping. Good winter tires are without a doubt the best safety feature. The 2023 Old Farmer’s Almanac Canadian Edition has...

More Tire Price Hikes on the Way

If you’re in the market for new tires, the time to buy them is now. Many tire companies have or will increase prices by at least 10%. Since late 2020, thanks to the pandemic, the cost of living has shot up to levels not...

Yokohama ADVAN Sport A/S+ Tire Review: The ADVAN does it all

The ADVAN Sport A/S+ combines real-world comfort and performance. It is a truly gifted tire no matter the driving conditions. Tread pattern aesthetics. I’ve touched on this in a tire review or two over the years and noted that like the vehicles that ride...

Hyundai and Michelin to Develop Tires for Premium EVs

The goal is to create more eco-friendly tires. And importantly, without compromising performance. Emissions emanating from tires have made headlines on a few occasions this year. Although tires being a source of pollution might be news for many, automakers and tire companies have been...

Goodyear is Working on Airless Tires that Could Arrive First on Autonomous Vehicles

These tires will be immune to punctures, since they feature an open design Goodyear says these tires will be able to support more weight than regular tires The company says it will target autonomous vehicles at first For many years, tire manufacturers have teased...

Electric Vehicles could Create More Pollution than Gasoline Powered Vehicles due to their Tires

Tires create fine particle dust which seeps in the ground as they wear on the pavement Electric vehicles being heavier than comparable gasoline powered vehicles, their tires wear out more quickly The level of tire pollution created can be worse than the tailpipe...

Yokohama ADVAN Sport A/S+ Tire Review: Real-World All-Season Performance

The latest generation of the ADVAN Sport A/S+ was recently introduced. Too often, “performance” comes at the expense of comfort. My Volkswagen Golf Sportswagen will be rolling on a set this summer. I’ve been a fan of Yokohama tires for more than 25 years....

Top 2022 Summer Tires

Tire prices are on the rise. The sooner you place an order and buy, the less painful the transaction will be. Relatedly, tire inventories might be low so it might be difficult to find the right size. As always, a good set of...

Michelin to Increase Winter Tire Pricing by 5%

The price hikes include winter tires from Michelin, BFGoodrich, Uniroyal. The increases go into effect from April 1st. Now might be a good time to purchase your new winter tires for next winter.  This story pertains to Michelin however tire price increases are and...

Michelin Launches the new Pilot Sport 5 Tire

The Pilot Sport 4S carries on, for now. The Pilot Sport 5 replaces the Pilot Sport 4, widely recognized as one of the greats. Michelin’s Pilot Sport series of tires earned the title as some of, if not the best high-performance tires in the...