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2014-06-02 04:20:06

National Tire Safety Week (June 1-7) Focuses Attention On Tire Care WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A tire industry survey reveals that nearly 7 out of 10 vehicles are riding on under inflated tires. Nearly one in five vehicles has at least one significantly under inflated tire. The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), the national trade association for tire manufacturers, sponsors National Tire Safety Week (June 1-7) to focus efforts to educate U.S. drivers about the need for...

2014-05-30 23:03:45

Amica Insurance is sharing five tips to help properly maintain tires. Lincoln, R.I. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Summer is a great time to travel with family and friends, and road trips are a fun way to see the sights. However, car trouble happens, especially when it comes to tires. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing five tips to help properly maintain tires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported nearly 11,000 crashes caused by blowouts or flat tires in 2013,...

2014-04-24 08:23:23

Hankook Gauge Index taps into Americans' experiences with one of tires' biggest enemies WAYNE, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The dreaded pothole: it's one of the most frustrating obstacles that drivers face. Potholes, which are caused by the accumulation of water within the structure of the road and worsened by traffic, are usually the product of a long winter of steady snow and rain combined with spring thawing. This season, Hankook Tire asked American drivers about their experiences...

2011-05-24 08:03:00

Nation's largest motor club encourages all drivers to do three easy maintenance tasks to help avoid becoming stranded, improve their safety and save money on gas ORLANDO, Fla., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The summer travel season kicks off later this week with the Memorial Day holiday weekend, and AAA estimates it will come to the rescue of 8.7 million stranded motorists between Memorial Day and Labor Day. "More than 30 million Americans are expected to take road trips...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.