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Nobody really likes tires or cares too much about tires, but given that they are the only part of your vehicle that touches the road, they are kind of important. Here you’ll learn everything you need to know, want to know, or didn’t realized you should know about tires.

Bridgestone Blizzak WS90 Winter Tire Review: Winter is just Another Season

The Blizzak winter tire shows no discernable weaknesses. The Bridgestone Blizzak remains one of the best all-around winter tires money can buy. Winter hit much of Eastern North America with trauma0inducing blunt force recently. Snow fell non-stop for a full day and more, and temperatures dropped with equal fervor. Shod with a new set of Bridgestone Blizzak WS90 winter...

Nokian Launches New Family of Tires for SUVs, Crossovers, and Light Trucks

The new sub-brand of tires is called Outpost. The All-Purpose Terrain (APT) is a rugged tire designed for the daily grind. The All-Terrain (AT) is conceived for off-roading and tough terrains. Nokian continues its sustainable growths plans with two new tires that are designed to supply utility vehicle owners more freedom and safety. More than that, this new family...

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, since 1998, Bridgestone’s Blizzak winter tires have always or nearly been at the top of...

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 an above-average high-performance tire. It also happens to be very handsome and there is a...

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. If anything, we learned that cars, SUVs, and trucks can be hard to come by,...

Top 2021 Summer Tires

A good set of summer tires means performance, safety, and efficiency. As always, when it comes to tires, you get exactly what you pay for. March, and winter, are only days away from being a distant memory which means that for many Canadians and Americans, the time to swap over to our summer tires is fast approaching. Installing summer...

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 Aramid Sidewall technology. Nokian Tyres is dedicated to the art of tires and everything that revolves...

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 spring. With a jump in winter tire demand for the upcoming 2020-21 winter season and, in...