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Should I Buy Tires Made in China?

Should I Buy Tires Made in China?

Good press for Chinese manufacturing is hard to come by these days. American consumers have faced numerous issues with products imported from the country. Lead-laced toys, melamine-tainted toothpaste and pet-food recalls are a few incidents that come to mind. But what about tires? Should you trust your life to bargain rubber?

Continental TrueContact All-Season Tire Review

Continental TrueContact All-Season Tire Review

Continental is no small player in the automotive world, but still sits outside the top three when it comes to new tire sales in the U.S. With its new TrueContact all-season tire, it means to take on top dogs like Bridgestone, Michelin and Goodyear.

Should You Buy Summer Tires?

Should You Buy Summer Tires?

If you think you’re going to get the most out of your car by driving it year-round with all-season tires, you’re in for a rude awakening. Summer tires (also called performance tires) provide excellent grip in warm weather and are the ultimate no-compromise choice for warmer weather driving.

How do Winter Tires Work?

How do Winter Tires Work?

With the Midwest and eastern states smothered in snow and accosted by abnormally frigid temperatures, this winter has been uncommonly excruciating for people in the Northern U.S. Given the brutal weather, tires are a surprisingly appropriate subject for discussion.

Blacklion BU66 Champoint Tire Review

Blacklion BU66 Champoint Tire Review

Hands up if you really care about tires. Anyone, anyone? Truth is only those with petrol coursing through their veins really seem to care deeply about what tires they put on their car, even though more people should.

Michelin X-Ice Xi3 Winter Tire Review

Michelin X-Ice Xi3 Winter Tire Review

Winter tires are big business. Having long proven their worth and ability compared to all-season tires, winter rubber has become a staple in markets where the weather gets cold and the roads turn nasty during the winter months.

Should You Put Nitrogen In Your Car’s Tires?

Should You Put Nitrogen In Your Car’s Tires?

Air typically features about 78 percent nitrogen, so why should you pay more to fill your car’s tires with pure nitrogen? Is there a tangible reason to spend more on this or are dealerships and auto shops just blowing hot air?

Color Changing Tires Warn of Winter Weather

Color Changing Tires Warn of Winter Weather

Winter-tire technology is advancing at a rapid rate. Today’s winter rubber is so superior to snow tires of yesteryear that the two can’t even be compared. This is great news for those who live in regions with nasty winter weather as more and more passenger vehicles are rolling off of showroom floors with summer tires…

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Fuel Economy

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Fuel Economy

Modern vehicles are expensive, and it’s not just the gigantic figure on the window sticker that hurts. You have to consider the price of everything else involved with automobile ownership.