tire contact patch where rubber meets road

The Tire Contact Patch – Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Tires-Easy Tire Safety, Tire Technology

Just a few inches of your tires touch the road at any given time. It’s as if your car is up on its toes. Those few inches are called the “contact patch”. You might be surprised to hear just how important those few inches are in determining how your car handles when driving. The contact patch is your car’s connection …

The Tire Contact Patch – Where the Rubber Meets the Road was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

Run Flat Tires – What They Are and How They Work

Tires-Easy Bridgestone Tires, Run Flat Tires, Tire Technology

With run flat tires, you can punch a hole in your tire and keep on driving, but only for a while. During the next 50 miles, you must stop at a garage or a tire shop to repair or replace your tire. A run flat tire does pretty much what its name implies. These tires maintain their shape even when damaged. That …

Run Flat Tires – What They Are and How They Work was last modified: October 12th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

Could Your Old Tires Be Your New Running Shoes?

Tires-Easy Tire Technology

Ever wonder what happens to all the old tires in the world. Fortunately, the 300 million tires discarded by consumers in America every year does not end up in a land fill. Today, half of these recycled tires are burned up for fuel and the other half are re-used in some way. However, Bloomberg Reports that Lehigh Technologies is taking …

Could Your Old Tires Be Your New Running Shoes? was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Eco Friendly Tires Industry

Tires Go Green and Produce a Superior Product

Tires-Easy Goodyear Tires, Tire Technology

From dandelions to soy beans, innovations are always at work when it comes to tire manufacturing. Goodyear is the next industry giant to step out and announce this week that not only are they producing a tire that replaces petroleum based oil with soy bean oil in the manufacturing process, but it is also produces a superior product. Consumers could …

Tires Go Green and Produce a Superior Product was last modified: October 25th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

tire rubber reinvented

Tire Rubber Reinvented and Produced This Week in Europe

Tires-Easy Tire Technology, Vredestein Tires

Just two weeks ago we wrote about the evolution of the tire and Bridgestone’s plans to evaluate the viability of using the Russian Dandelion for rubber production. Now, in news just released yesterday, Apollo Vredestein tires has produced the first prototype using natural rubber produced in Europe. The Asian rubber monopoly is being threatened by these innovations. Currently, all natural …

Tire Rubber Reinvented and Produced This Week in Europe was last modified: October 11th, 2018 by Tires-Easy