All-season traction, enhanced fuel economy and the toughness to shrug off punishing abuse are challenges not every tire is up to. Even fewer can deliver all of this along with extended tread life and smooth on-road performance. Continue Reading...
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Last year we spent our first solid winter on Michelin’s X-Ice Xi3 winter tire. Continue Reading...
You may have heard about run-flat tires, which are designed to allow you to continue driving for up to 50 miles after a puncture occurs. Continue Reading...
In the future, tire safety could become part of the official driver’s education materials. Continue Reading...
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...
When a set of Michelin X-Ice Xi3 winter tires on hand for evaluation, we hoped for a bit of wintery weather. Continue Reading...
Last month, Michelin took the first step in trying to revolutionize the tire industry. Continue Reading...
Tires wear out. It’s a fact of life. And as tires wear, their effectiveness diminishes. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
Michelin North America has issued a recall on 1.2 million tires in the U.S., some of which were used as original equipment on Ford‘s full-sized vans. Continue Reading...
The journey to competing at the Le Mans 24 Hours is a long one. Competing at a high level in order to win the race is even more impressive. Continue Reading...
Though the car hasn’t been produced since 2006, Porsche has teamed up with Michelin to produce a new set of tires for the German automaker’s Carrera GT. Continue Reading...
A recall affecting approximately 100,000 Michelin tires was announced Saturday by the manufacturer. Continue Reading...
Michelin came out on top in three of four categories in J.D. Power’s 2013 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study. Continue Reading...
The winter season is underway, and many drivers still aren’t sure which tires are right for them. Fortunately, Consumer Reports has gone and tested just about every winter-tire available, and have ranked them from best to worst. Continue Reading...
Tires can make a world of difference on how efficient your vehicle is. But many car owners don’t exactly understand why or how, and undoubtedly tire shops won’t take the time to educate you; they’ll just sell you whatever they have in stock and can make the most profit on. Continue Reading...
As the seasons begin to change and the temperatures drop, many motorists will be on the hunt for winter tires, or even just a set of new all-seasons. Well in advance of the snow, Consumer Reports has released a list of the best new all-season and winter tires to meet different traction needs with both… Continue Reading...
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...
When it comes to admiring a race car like as the Nissan DeltaWing, most enthusiasts find the tires that it rolls on to be an afterthought. Continue Reading...
Tire maker, Michelin recently conducted a study surveying 1,000 Americans to see how many of them have been tailgated and how many would admit to tailgating. Of course the results didn’t line up at all. Of those surveyed, 74 percent of drivers claimed that they were tailgated by someone within the last six months, but… Continue Reading...
Tires can make a huge difference in your car’s handling and safety. Additionally, with the right rubber, you can enjoy a more comfortable driving experience and even save money. The right tires depends a lot on how you drive, and in what weather conditions. To help you pick, Consumer Reports has released a list of… Continue Reading...
PPI Automotive has taken the Audi R8 V10 and overhauled it into the limited edition Razor GTR-10. With modifications from bumper to bumper, including performance, suspension and aesthetics, it’s a complete package for those that find the standard V10 model too mundane. Horsepower has increased from 525-hp to 601-hp, plus there’s 417 ft-lbs of torque… Continue Reading...
G-Power has taken their BMW M5 and has officially made it the world’s fastest sedan clocking in at 372 km/h or 231 mph. Dubbed the Hurricane RR, G-Power has beaten its own previous record of 367.4 km/h or 228 mph. The M5 is able to achieve this top speed through its twin-supercharged V10 engine that… Continue Reading...
SpeedFactory is all about performance out of Chrysler-brand automobiles. They take the stock and mundane, albeit powerful foundations, and convert them to customized and thrilling driving adventures. A brief drive-by on their website reveals a fine collection of Dodge Challengers, Dodge Chargers, Dodge Magnums, Chrysler 300s, Ram trucks and Jeep Grand Cherokees available for sale,… Continue Reading...