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How ‘Granny Goodrich’ became car enthusiasts’ tire of choice

(Editor’s note: We did a series of stories back in October on tires, from a visit to a Brazilian tree farm to a ride...

Why a quarter is an important tool in checking your tires

(Editor’s note: Throughout October, we’ve presented a series of articles about tires. The series concludes today with this reminder about checking tire pressures and...

Collective creates device to collect bits shed by tires

If you watch an auto race, especially those taking place on paved oval tracks, by race’s end you can see an accumulation of material...

Do you know Vredestein? European tire brand rolls into US market

Calling itself “the legendary tire brand you’ve never heard of,” Vredestein Tires recently launched a “full produce offensive” in the North American automotive marketplace. With...

Gimme a brake! That’s what Goodyear wants to do

Goodyear not only wants to put its tires beneath your vehicle, but its brakes as well. In a licensing deal with FDP Virginia, the...

Natural rubber: It doesn’t come from the rubber tree in the corner of your living room

Any idea what the first commodity placed under direct U.S. government control might have been during World War II, and this occurred even before...

Cultivating a second source of natural rubber

Believe it or not, while tires are produced in factories, where some 200 components are mixed and enfolded layered and cooked and molded together,...

Winter’s coming: Are your tires ready for snow and ice?

I could almost hear Will Robbins smiling at the other end of our telephone conversation. I’d just shared the story of how a set...

Gymkhana unveiled: Subaru’s wildest WRX STI

Earlier this year, Subaru and Hoonigan announced that Block would pass the torch to rallycross racer Travis Pastrana. This week, Subaru Motorsports USA and Hoonigan debuted a new video featuring Pastrana’s first drive in the new Gymkhana Subaru.

Tires might look the same, but companies advertise them in a variety of ways

When your product looks pretty much exactly like its competitors, you have to get creative with your marketing plan. After all, how do you...

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