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Goodyear has a Tire Made from 70% Sustainable Materials

It’s a version of the popular Assurance line of tires. Goodyear hopes to have a 100% sustainable tire by 2030. Tires are a critical component for all, or nearly, forms of transportation. If anything, EVs “consume” tires at a higher rate than normal internal...

Goodyear Launches the ElectricDrive GT Tire

The automotive industry is still in the early stages of this electric revolution. Although vehicles powered exclusively by renewable energy have been on the road for more than a decade, sales of electric vehicles are still marginal, even though the numbers are steadily increasing...

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....

Bridgestone Blizzak WS90 Winter Tire Review: Still the Best?

The Blizzak winter tire has been a performance leader for years. Blizzak is a combination of “blizzard” and “Zacke” for jagged teeth in German. The WS90 is the latest generation of Bridgestone’s For as long as I have been writing on and about cars,...

Choosing Winter Tires for Your Electric Car

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...