Should I Buy Tires Made in China?

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Should I Buy Tires Made in China?
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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? Continue Reading...

Goodyear Eagle Sport High Performance All-Season Tire Test

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Goodyear Eagle Sport High Performance All-Season Tire Test
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Tire engineering is like rocket science. Ok, it might not be quite that complex, but its close. The technology used to create a modern, class leading tire is incredible. Aspects of a tires design, like sidewall chaffing caused near the tire bead, are things most consumers will never think about while flying down the freeway… Continue Reading...

Run Flat Tires: Why You Should, or Shouldn’t, Buy Them

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Run Flat Tires: Why You Should, or Shouldn’t, Buy Them
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Maybe you’ve been in this situation: stuck on the side of a road, a punctured tire needing to be changed out for the spare one in the trunk. You have a pair of options, do you choose to change the tire yourself, or do you call for roadside assistance. Both options can take a while… Continue Reading...

The All Season High Performance Tire: Myth or Reality?

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The All Season High Performance Tire: Myth or Reality?
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The Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All Season is a mouthful. Mind you, when it comes to high performance tires, this one’s key rivals, the Bridgestone Potenza RE960/970 and Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus, don’t exactly roll off the tongue either. Names aside, Goodyear’s latest addition to the Eagle F1 range is designed to maintain high… Continue Reading...

Goodyear Recalls 40,915 Tires

Goodyear Recalls 40,915 Tires
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Goodyear announced today that 40,915 tires are now on recall, thanks to the possibility of tread separation that can lead to full tire failure. Remind you of anything? Cough… Firestone…. Certain Wrangler Silent Armor tires manufactured from March 31 through May 31, 2009 fall under the recall. Under certain severe conditions the tires may experience tread seperation, compomising… Continue Reading...

Goodyear Self-Inflating Tires Could Mean Never Checking Your Tire Pressure Again

Goodyear Self-Inflating Tires Could Mean Never Checking Your Tire Pressure Again
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Goodyear is working on an entirely new innovation that could do away with having to ever manually add air to under-inflated tires. The new tires use a what is being called Air Maintenance Technology (AMT), with a miniaturized pump fully contained within the tire that keeps it inflated at the optimum pressure. This also means… Continue Reading...

Tokyo Auto Salon 2010: Goodyear Goes Domestic With Chevy Camaro

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Tokyo Auto Salon 2010: Goodyear Goes Domestic With Chevy Camaro
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We can still remember when European vehicles first started making their way over to the Tokyo Auto Salon. It raised a lot of eyebrows and had many people buzzing on how receptive the Japanese tuners and consumers would be. Fast forward a few years and now European vehicles have become a norm and it looks… Continue Reading...