Tire Manufacturing

Tires Don’t Just Grow in the Desert, or Do They?

Tires-Easy Bridgestone Tires, Tire Technology

In May 2013, Bridgestone Tires Corporation announced that it will soon start construction on its guayule rubber research center in Mesa, Arizona. Guayule is a scrubby desert plant that grows in the United States and northern Mexico and produces natural rubber. Bridgestone representatives emphasize that there is a long road of research and development before guayule rubber might turn out …

Tires Don’t Just Grow in the Desert, or Do They? was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Low Rolling Resistance Tires, Improved Gas Mileage by Intent

Tires-Easy Tire Buying Guide, Tire Technology

Have you heard? There’s a new breed of tire in town. The Low Rolling Resistance tires (LRR) are designed to provide better gas mileage. For the driver, that means lower fuel costs. For the environment, that means decreased pollution from automobile emissions. For the automobile manufacturers, that means a step toward meeting government standards for reduced vehicle fuel consumption. What …

Low Rolling Resistance Tires, Improved Gas Mileage by Intent was last modified: April 8th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Better gas mileage on stiffer roads

Tires Get Better Gas Mileage on Stiffer Roads

Tires-Easy Tire Technology

  The softer the road, the more your car and your tires have to work. Imagine yourself not walking on the highway, but walking at the beach. Walking on soft sand takes a lot more effort than walking on the boardwalk. As far as your car in concerned, driving on soft roads is a lot like driving on sand, similar …

Tires Get Better Gas Mileage on Stiffer Roads was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

car flatspotting

Flatspotting – When Your Tire Sits too Long in One Place

Tires-Easy Tire Safety, Tire Technology

It’s been another chilly week. Your car or truck is parked outside. You open the door, slide into the seat, click into the seat belt, turn the key, and off you go. Except instead of the smooth ride you expected, it’s all bumps and thumps and the car seems to be vibrating. The chances are your tires developed flats spots …

Flatspotting – When Your Tire Sits too Long in One Place was last modified: January 27th, 2017 by Tires-Easy

Tire Recycling

Tire Recycling Matters

Tires-Easy Tire Technology

Americans will dispose of somewhere near 300 million worn out tires this year. That’s a lot of scrap tires, especially if you add this year’s millions to all the discarded millions from last year, and the year before that, and the year before that and so on and so forth. Tires are made to be strong and indestructible. Biodegrading is …

Tire Recycling Matters was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy