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The Stories New (Buick Enclave) Tires Could Tell

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 here and there by snapping up huge lots. Of course, car companies do have their buyers negotiate the best deals possible with... read more

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Driving Costs Rise This Year—And Gas Prices Aren’t Entirely To Blame

Driving has in the past year become significantly more expensive. And it's not all because of the price of gas. According to AAA, the cost of owning and operating a vehicle... read more April 6, 2011 by  1

2010 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Recalls FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Tacoma, Tundra For Failing To Meet Safety Standards

Toyota is recalling certain FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Tacoma, and Tundra units from the 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 model years. At issue are the settings on the... read more March 7, 2011 by  8

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon burnout, Michelin man

Buy Michelin Tires, Get Free Roadside Assistance And Towing

You might already have roadside assistance and towing coverage through an auto club or insurer—or because you drive a nearly new vehicle—but now there's another... read more March 2, 2011 by  0

2010 Fesler-Moss Camaro

When And How To Get Tires Repaired

Don't despair: when you're faced with a flat tire, you should assume that it can be repaired. Many times people will request that a tire be replaced even before it has been... read more January 18, 2011 by  1


Rubber Prices Driving Up Cost Of Tires…And Rubbers

If it's nearly time to get a new set of tires, you might want to head out to the tire shop sooner rather than later. Due to a perfect storm of rubber supply issues, storms in... read more November 3, 2010 by  0

Flat tire, by Flickr user Lissalou66

An $8000 Flat Tire: California, Reduced to Its Essence

How much trouble could a flat tire in your driveway cause? Let’s see, there’s the inconvenience of not being able to drive the car, the need to sort of work... read more October 19, 2010 by  0

2011 Volvo S60

Spareless Cars Are On The Rise

Nobody but a fool would leave home without a spare tire stowed safely in the trunk – right? Don’t be so quick to judge the sanity of the driver of a spareless... read more October 19, 2010 by  1

Continental ContiSportContact tire on Cadillac CTS

CR: Plenty Of Good High-Performance Tire Choices On A Budget

Many affordable new models today, like the MazdaSpeed3, Mini Cooper S, or Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart, offer handling and roadholding that's remarkably close to that of much... read more October 13, 2010 by  0

winter tire

Frugal Shopper: Energy-Saving Tires Could Save You $100 Per Year

The next time you need a new set of tires, consider this: Energy-saving low-rolling-resistance tires now cost about the same as other tires, and they could save you a lot in... read more June 4, 2010 by  7

2010 Jeep Wrangler 4WD 2-door Rubicon Angular Front Exterior View

Jeep Wrangler: Camping Pros And Cons

In the past, the Jeep CJ (Civilian Jeep) has been known for its incredible abilities to perform well off-road, even in tough situations like WWII. The live axles that the SUV... read more May 11, 2010 by  0

Continental ContiSportContact tire on Cadillac CTS

Frugal Shopper: Tire Prices Will Rise Again This Summer

It's spring, and if you've made it through the winter with a set of all-season radials, it's the right time to get them inspected and measure that tread. If they're getting... read more May 7, 2010 by  0

Pirelli Cyber Tire

J.D. Power: Customers Happiest With Michelin, Pirelli Tires

If it's nearly time to get a new set of tires, heed two pieces of advice: You generally do get what you pay for, and certain brands do quite consistently leave motorists more... read more April 20, 2010 by  2

winter tire

How To Shop for Winter Tires

Sliding around a little too much this winter? Investing in some good winter tires might seem like a pricey proposition, but it could pay off. Winter tires are usually more... read more January 18, 2010 by  3

Pirelli Cyber Tire

Frugal Shopper: Experts Say Tire-Tariff Price Spike Looms Ahead

TCC's Frugal Shopper ALERT: If you drive a small, aging econocar—or even a mid-size sedan—and have been thinking about new tires, get them now, because several weeks from... read more October 22, 2009 by  9

American flag

Cutting Through Tire-Tariff Flubber? Think American Rubber

You’ve probably already heard about how the U.S. will impose a controversial new 35-percent tariff on car and light-truck tires imported from China. Before they changed the... read more September 14, 2009 by  1


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