Tires

TiresMichelin’s Airless Tire is Getting More and More Serious
While car tires have changed very little over the past few decades, some manufacturers are taking big steps to revolutionize the way we drive. Back in June, Michelin hosted the world premiere of its innovative new Uptis airless tire in Montreal with the promise of eliminating flats for good. A …
TiresHow to Tell if Your Tires are Still in Good Condition
We all wonder the same thing when the time comes to install winter tires on our cars. We take a look at the tread and try to determine if they’ll be good enough to last through the season. A tire’s longevity is not about the number of kilometres you travel.
TechnologyContinental Develops a Self-Inflating Tire
How’s that for an innovation? Tire manufacturer Continental has developed a tire concept that can inflate itself while driving. Known as C.A.R.E. (Connected. Autonomous. Reliable. Electrified), the tire features built-in sensors that continuously evaluate data regarding tread depth, possible damage, tire temperature and tire pressure. These sensors then transmit information …
TiresTop 10 Winter Tires for Cars and Small SUVs
The Quebec winter tire law is already 10 years old, making it mandatory to have winter tires mounted from December 15 to March 15. In 2019, the period will be extended by two weeks, starting on December 1st. In the rest of Canada, at least 60% of drivers in the …
TiresCooper Weather-Master WSC: a Tire that Deserves our Attention
Last fall, we introduced you to the Cooper Weather-Master WSC, a winter tire designed specifically for pickups and SUVs, vehicle types that remain among Canada’s bestsellers, year after year. Not only is the Weather-Master WSC likely to be a very popular product in the Cooper lineup, but it should also …
TiresHankook Winter i*Pike RS: Balancing Price and Performance
In a previous article, we talked about the Hankook Winter i*Pike RS , a tire that we’ve been testing all winter to see what it’s capable of. Good for both SUVs and touring cars, this tire strikes a good balance between price and performance. Hankook does offer higher-performance products, but …
TiresHankook Winter i*Pike RS Tires: We Put Them to the Test
Winter is officially here. Choosing the right winter tires for your needs and budget is never an easy task. No one likes to spend on tires, even though they have a direct impact on how your vehicle drives in winter. In fact, good tires can help keep you safe. When …
TiresCooper Weather-Master WSC: Affordable Performance?
The snow tire season is almost upon us and with such a wide array of models to choose from, it can be hard to decide what’s right for you. Some tires offer unequivocal performance, but high prices make them less accessible. Is it possible to find a good tire that …
TiresTop 10 Affordable Four-Season Tires For SUVs
Money’s tight these days, so choosing a cheap four-season (or three-season) tire is a tempting proposition. Sure, they often look nice and may offer what seems to be adequate performance, but they quickly reach their limit when you take corners or brake, especially if you’re unforgiving with the steering wheel …
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