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2014-10-10 16:20:22

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fading is the heat of summer, replaced by cool nights and mornings. Eventually, many areas of the country will be faced with consistently chilly, even sub-freezing temperatures. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO This time of year serves as a reminder that a drop in tire inflation pressures corresponds with the falling thermometer readings. Goodyear (NASDAQ: GT) experts explain that air pressure in a tire typically goes...

2014-10-10 16:20:20

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While much of the country is enjoying continued warm temperatures and looking forward to a colorful autumn, the venerable Farmers' Almanac is predicting a colder-than-normal winter for much of North America, with "copious amounts of snow and rain" over the eastern third of the U.S. Below normal temperatures are also forecast for about three-quarters of Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO If such predictions are true...

2014-10-10 08:20:54

New KO2 Is Brand's Most Capable Light Truck Tire Ever Built LAVAL, QC, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - BFGoodrich(®) Tires, the company that created the first all-terrain tire in 1976, is set to launch its most advanced light truck tire ever this fall with the new All-Terrain T/A® KO2 tire. Engineered from BFGoodrich's championship off-road motorsports racing technology, the KO2 delivers exceptional toughness, durability and traction for traversing harsh conditions, including gravel, dirt,...

2014-10-08 12:21:25

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Prospects for Extended Mobility Systems" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In 2008, 69% of all passenger cars assembled worldwide came equipped with a full-size spare tire, but by 2012 that number had fallen to just 48% as automakers sought to reduce vehicle weight and save space. By 2020, the number of cars with full-size spares is forecast to fall to 36%....

2014-10-02 23:02:04

Leaders in Tire Pressure Monitoring and Fleet Management Solutions join to bring enhanced driver safety and increased fleet efficiency to customers. Harrisonville, MO and Temecula, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Advantage PressurePro, worldwide leaders in Tire Performance Management Solutions and TPMS technologies are happy to announce a strategic alliance and pending integration with GPSTrackIt, an industry leading fleet management solution provider. The integration, projected to be...

2014-10-02 12:21:31

Based on Consumer Reports' testing results, consumer magazine determines Michelin tires perform best in Canadian winters LAVAL, QC, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Michelin Canada is proud to announce that its tires have received top marks in the annual ranking of winter tires by consumer magazine Protégez-Vous. This year, the prestigious list, compiled following Consumer Reports' rigorous lab and road tests, is led by Michelin tires in the three categories: tires recommended for...

2014-09-30 12:21:34

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is Fall Car Care Month, and the Car Care Council reminds motorists that checking their vehicles before the temperatures drop is a sensible way to avoid being stranded out in the cold and the unexpected expense of emergency repairs. "The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather. Winter magnifies existing problems like hard starts, sluggish performance and rough idling," said Rich...

2014-09-29 12:20:54

DUBLIN, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Tire Market in Brazil 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Tires are an assembly of different components such as tread, bead, sidewall, shoulder, and ply. They are involved in some of the most important functions of a vehicle such as driving, traction, braking, and steering, along with attributes such as car power, safety, comfort, maximum speed...

2014-09-24 23:07:57

FOBO launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in September order to bring their “All Bluetooth Smart Tire Pressure Monitoring System” to market. Since launch, the excellent crowd response has made their campaign surpass expectations. Ipoh, Malaysia (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 FOBO Tire launched a crowdfunding campaign on September 1st in order to introduce their ‘Bluetooth Smart Tire Pressure Monitoring System’ to the public. Since launch, the company has dramatically exceeded...

2014-09-24 23:01:59

JBC Tire and Service Centers offer local residents the opportunity to grab oil change coupons right from the website. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 JBC Tire and Service Centers offer the best deals in Springfield, MO on oil changes, tires, and auto repairs. Customers can stop by any of JBC Tire and Service Centers three Springfield locations or shop and browse online at jbctire.com. JBC Tire and Service Centers are locally owned and operated. The highly respected automobile...


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