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Tire Recycling: Why You Should Be Discarding Old Tires

Are there benefits to tire recycling? What happens to the old rubber and where can you discard them? We break it all down, including a list of local recycling programs.

When to Replace Tires: 3 Things You Should Know

You should know when it’s time to replace those tires. But how long to do tires last anyway? What’s treadwear rating & when is the best time to buy tires?

Tire Pressure Basics & Maintaining Inflated Tires

Our expert advice including the dangers of low pressure, how modern tire pressure sensors work and whether they're reliable, how to check tire air, the 3 common types of gauges, and finally how to inflate tires and keep them pumped for those long drives. 

Tire Rotation: Everything You Need to Know

It might be time to rotate your tires. But why? And when is tire rotation a good idea? We provide a 6-step guide to swap your rubber yourself.

How to Read Tire Sizes & Sidewall Markings

Those markings on the sidewalls of tires might seem like the kinds of scratches only a calculus major could understand, but they’re really not that complicated.

Are All-Weather Tires Good in Snow

Buying, installing, and storing winter tires may not be economical or practical for most drivers during the cold months – that’s where all-weather tires come in.

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Michelin Defender LTX M/S

Review: New Michelin Defender LTX M/S Tires

We take the new Michelin Defender LTX M/S off-road in Vermont and put the popular light truck tire to the test.
BFGoodrich Winter T/A KSI Tire review

Review: New BFGoodrich Winter T/A KSI Tires

BFGoodrich reveal their new Winter T/A/ KSI tires, replacing the Winter Slalom KSI. We head to snowy Ottawa to put these tires to the test.
toyo celsius tire review in the snow

All-Weather Tires: A Good Option for Year-Round Drivers Resisting Winter Rubber

All-weather tires offer a good compromise to winter-specific rubber for those who cannot afford nor wish to buy, store, install another set.
Cooper Discoverery A/TW Review

Cooper Discoverer A/TW Review: The Latest Winter Tire Technology

Cooper Tires partner with Canadian Tire to introduce the latest in winter tire technology. We review the Cooper Discoverery A/TW tires.
Review Yokohama iceGUARD iG51v snow winter tire

Review: Yokohama iceGUARD iG51v Winter Tires

We put the iceGUARD iG51v to the test - Yokohama's snow winter tire developed for the drivers of crossovers, SUVs and light-duty pickups.
New Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus Tire

New Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus Tire Unveiled: Release Date for 2018

Replacing the Scorpion ATR, Pirelli unveiled their new Scorpion All Terrain Plus performance tire at the Las Vegas SEMA show; on sale 2018.
Sailun Atrezzo R01

Sailun Expands High-Performance Lineup with New Atrezzo R01 Tires

The ultra high-performance tire segment just got a new addition with the Sailun Atrezzo R01, with plans for a run-flat version in the works.
michelin x ice xi3 winter tire review

Review: Michelin X-Ice Xi3 Winter Tires

We put the X-Ice Xi3 winter tires to the test on both icy conditions & snow covered roads. Are Michelin's premium snow tires worth the extra money?
sailun inspire all season touring tire

Sailun launches new all-season touring tire

Sailun adds an all-new, all-season touring tire for SUV, crossover & sedan shoppers looking for an affordable yet advanced product for year round driving.
pirelli Scorpion Verde Plus II

Scorpion Verde Plus II updates Pirelli’s SUV all-season tire range

Pirelli’s all-season tire range for SUV/CUVs improves with the new Scorpion Verde All Season Plus II - an updated version of 2014's Scorpion Verde Plus.

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