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Discount Tire Recalls Nearly 80,000 Tires For Possible Tread Separation & Loss Of Pressure

Discount Tire Recalls Nearly 80,000 Tires For Possible Tread Separation & Loss Of Pressure

Discount Tire has issued a recall for nearly 80,000 tires manufactured between 2013 and 2015. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those tires may have been improperly constructed, making them more susceptible to rupture and, ultimately, loss of... read more

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Checking tire pressure - AAA

Half Of U.S. Drivers Don't Recognize Tire-Pressure Warning Light

Driving with properly inflated tires makes cars safer and more efficient, and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) are designed to help alert drivers to underinflated... read more April 11, 2014 by 

TireCheck app

Can You Check Your Car's Tire Pressure With An App? Should You?

The smartphone is an amazing invention. It lets us place video calls to friends around the globe. It can sniff out cancer and chemical weapons. It even entertains us while... read more September 26, 2013 by 

Tire pressure warning lamp - NHTSA

Tire Pressure At Fault In 5 Percent Of Accidents: Study

If you own a 2008 model year or newer passenger car, light truck or van under 10,000 pounds gross weight, it’s equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) as... read more May 22, 2012 by  1

Flat tire, by Flickr user Lissalou66

Don’t Be Caught Unprepared If You Have A Flat Tire

Chances are that most Americans grew up riding in and later driving the family car that came equipped with a spare tire. But as we reported earlier, the spare tire may be... read more January 26, 2012 by  1

2012 Jeep Wrangler

AAA Puts Spare Tires On The Endangered List Thanks To Fuel Economy Rules

No one likes changing a flat tire. In fact, just storing the spare can be a problem: if it's inside the vehicle, it can take up valuable cargo space, and if it's kept... read more January 26, 2012 by  2

Yokohama Tire Tips For Fuel Economy

Yokohama Tire Wants To Boost Your Fuel Economy: Video

Yokohama Tire is in business to design and sell tires for a wide variety of vehicles, ranging from commercial trucks through passenger cars and even racing applications... read more November 11, 2011 by  0

No spare tire

Demise Of Spare Tires: Update On A Growing Trend By Automakers To Ditch Them

Now that the next-generation of tough fuel economy standards has been approved, mandating 54.5 mpg by 2025, the scramble by automakers to eke out every last pound of weight... read more August 18, 2011 by  0

2007 Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala Owners File Class-Action Lawsuit

In what’s sure to be a nightmare for the GM legal team, a class-action suit has been filed against General Motors involving 2007-2008 Chevrolet Impalas. The suit... read more July 5, 2011 by  2

2008 Chevrolet Impala

Chevy Impala Owners File Class Action Lawsuit Against GM

Do you own a 2007 or 2008 Chevrolet Impala? Have you gone through an alarmingly high number of rear tires since you’ve owned the car? If so, you may want to look into a... read more July 5, 2011 by  3

Michelin Tire

Tires Getting Expensive And Hard To Find, Even For Automakers

If you’ve shopped for tires lately, you’ve probably been surprised by the sheer number of tire sizes now available, as well as the increasing price for tires of... read more June 28, 2011 by  3

Bridgestone RE05A run-flat tire

Spare Tires Soon To Disappear From Family Sedans? Maybe, If Trend Continues

If thoughts of changing that flat tire on the family car in the pouring rain or dangerously close to the side of the road are the stuff of bad dreams, the fact that some... read more June 23, 2011 by  5

U.S.-spec 2012 Fiat 500c

Report: In Small Cars And EVs, Smaller Tires Could Save Fuel

With signs that minicars might finally be taking off in the U.S.—signaled by the arrival of models like the Fiat 500, Ford Fiesta, Scion iQ, and a host of potential... read more June 8, 2011 by  1

2011 Ford Explorer

Underinflated Tires Can Cost You: Do Your PART

Planning to head out soon for a summer vacation or a quick weekend getaway? Before you do, make sure you do something even more important than packing your bags. Do your PART... read more June 6, 2011 by  0

1997 Ford Explorer XL

A Decade After The Firestone Recall, Tire Safety Still Newsworthy

This week is the tenth annual National Tire Safety Week, but chances are good it isn’t marked on your calendar. Chances are also good that almost eleven years after the... read more June 6, 2011 by  7

2011 Buick Enclave

The Stories New (Buick Enclave) Tires Could Tell

Ever wonder how the original equipment tires wind up on your family vehicle? It’s not that they were a bargain and the automaker thought they’d save a few coins... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


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