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2014-08-19 23:13:17

The auto accident attorneys at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers remind drivers to be vigilant about checking for tire damage related to the hazards of driving in hot weather. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 As the summer comes to a close, the auto accident attorneys at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers are reminding motorists to check their vehicle’s tires for signs of damage done by driving in the heat. Drivers who neglect standard vehicle maintenance are susceptible to unexpected...

2014-08-11 08:22:00

- Replacement of Continental 120/70 ZR 17 and 120/70 R 17 motorcycle front wheel tires FORT MILL, S.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental today announced a safety recall covering approximately 9,000 Continental 120/70 ZR 17 and 120/70 R 17 motorcycle tires sold in the US and Canada. Market feedback indicates that some of these tires have exhibited a condition in the tread and/or belt which may lead to separation and possible air loss. Continental has not received any...

2014-08-07 12:21:08

America's largest 'personal shoe shopper' for your vehicle conducts Passenger and Standard Touring All-Season comparison test for drivers looking for a longer tread life, smooth ride and good traction in dry, wet and wintry weather. SOUTH BEND, Ind., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TireRack.com, America's largest independent tire tester and consumer-direct source for tires, wheels and performance accessories, released the third set of results from its 19(th) annual tire testing season....

2014-07-23 08:22:59

Service department a strength of Eastern Penn. dealership EMMAUS, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an effort to educate car owners about common vehicle maintenance issues, as well as alert customers to various preventive measures and repairs the dealership performs in its service department, Lehigh Valley Honda recently focused on its brake services and tire center. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129562 Lehigh Valley Honda's service department,...

2014-07-15 16:21:38

AKRON, Ohio, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For consumers looking for confident all-season traction, long treadwear and great value, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is offering a new tire, the Assurance All-Season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO This all-season tire joins the popular Assurance ComforTred(®) Touring, Assurance TripleTred(TM) All-Season and Assurance Fuel Max(®) in Goodyear's complete lineup of offerings for automobiles, mini-vans and...

2014-06-05 12:21:39

AKRON, Ohio, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently unveiled and scheduled to be produced this fall, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 and the Dodge Challenger SRT with the supercharged HEMI(®) Hellcat engine will become among the most desired ultra-performance automobiles on the road. And helping to apply the traction to the road and the race track on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 models will be Goodyear Eagle tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The...

2014-06-03 08:21:31

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Tire Safety Week is an industry-wide initiative that educates drivers about the importance of proper tire care. Summer is the season for road trips, so now is a good time to brush up on your tire maintenance knowledge. Remember though, tire safety is critical all year round. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-06-02 20:20:12

Company stresses need to inflate, rotate and evaluate; offers free inspection at retail outlets NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is urging drivers to spend a few minutes this week properly maintaining their tires for optimal performance, fuel economy, and to extend the wear and service life of their tires. National Tire Safety Week, an initiative of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), is June...

2014-06-02 16:20:41

AKRON, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with the beginning of June - the traditional kickoff of summer travel - and a national tire care observance this week, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is urging everyone to show a little TLC toward their tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The number of people expected to travel by car or motorcycle this summer is an increase over the period last year, according to the automobile group AAA....

2014-06-02 12:22:13

BETHESDA, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maintaining your vehicle's tires is not only essential to getting better gas mileage, but it is also crucial to ensuring safety on the road. To maximize tire life, the Car Care Council recommends checking tire condition and pressure regularly, and there is no better time to start than National Tire Safety Week. "It takes only five minutes to check tire inflation, including the spare. Since tires effect a vehicle's ride, handling...


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