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2013-12-13 16:21:13

LAVAL, QC, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. today announced a safety recall of approximately 76,000 of its Michelin LTX M/S commercial light truck tires in Canada. These tires are typically found on such vehicles as commercial light trucks, full-sized heavy duty vans, small RVs, and some large pickup trucks. No deaths or injuries have been reported in connection with the recalled tires. This recall, which has been reported to Transport Canada,...

2013-11-20 12:20:58

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced important regulations that will enhance the safety of tires manufactured for the Canadian market. These regulations will replace the current Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations, 1995 (MVTSR, 1995). "Safety is paramount when out on the road," said Minister Raitt. "The safety of Canadian road users will be improved as all tires sold in Canada must meet the new testing requirements, in...

2013-11-13 08:22:26

PHOENIX, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Safety on the road is important all year-round, but winter weather calls for extra caution behind the wheel to keep you and your passengers safe. That's why many auto safety experts including Discount Tire, the world's largest tire and wheel retailer, urge motorists to keep road safety top of mind this winter and switch to tires specifically designed for cold weather driving. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131113/LA15671) Winter tires are...

2013-08-20 23:23:57

To make their database complete, the renowned wheel and tire fitments provider; SizeItUp has integrated yet another brand to its enormous catalog. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Recently, SizeItUp added the brand, Avenue to its massive database. SizeItUp believes in providing a complete and up-to-date fitments guide to its customers. Hence, they keep adding new brands to their catalog. The brand Avenue is a reputed online store that deals in a variety of wheel and tires for several...

2013-07-09 12:20:58

Road trips down 10 percent compared to 2012 and 2011, but safety awareness remains top-of-mind WAYNE, N.J., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Defined by school vacations and warm weather, summer is often synonymous with getting outside and hitting the open road with friends and family. However, this year's Hankook Tire Summer Gauge Index found that the number of Americans planning to take a road trip this summer of more than 50 miles has dropped by 10 percent year-over-year. In fact,...

2013-06-11 16:21:28

AKRON, Ohio, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the school year comes to an end for most children, their families eagerly look ahead to their summer break - and for many, an extended drive to the beach, the lake, amusement parks and other enjoyable destinations. According to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT), this is a great time for those families to consider not just how much they can pack into the family car, but the importance of showing some care for that vehicle before...

2013-06-07 23:19:03

Rubber Manufacturers Association annual National Tire Safety Week will be June 2-8, 2013. Tire Consultants Inc. endorses the program. (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Tire Consultants Inc. endorses Tire Safety Week by the Rubber Manufacturers Association as an important event designed to make consumers more aware of tire safety concerns. Keith Baumgardner, a forensic tire failure expert states, "We applaud the creation of Tire Safety Week, as the more consumers are aware of tire safety, the less...

2013-06-03 04:20:35

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national survey finds that only one in six US drivers is "tire smart" when it comes to checking tire pressure - a quick and simple step that can optimize vehicle safety and fuel economy and helps tires last longer. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/who-is-tire-smart-survey-shows-tire-care-awareness-differs-between-men--women-generations-209749981.html The survey also...

2013-05-30 08:20:42

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discount Tire, the world's largest tire and wheel retailer, and the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), continue their relationship for National Tire Safety Week June 2-8. The nationwide effort is designed to educate motorists about the four essential areas of tire maintenance including Pressure, Alignment, Rotation and Tread. Improper tire care contributes to 11,000 injuries and about 200 fatalities each year, according to the National...

2013-05-17 23:16:11

Fitment details for the 2012 Hyundai Azera finally finds place in the extensive SizeItUp database. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 After months of hard work and consistent efforts, SizeItUp officially declared the integration of fitment details for the 2012 Hyundai Azera. The designed model of Hyundai Azera is all set to blaze the market with its stunning features. It serves as the latest entry in the fitment database of SizeItUp and is all ready to rock the automobile market in the year...