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: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

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The Constant Evolution of Tires and the Green Dream

Tires-Easy Bridgestone Tires, Tire Technology

Using natural plants as a raw material for rubber is not news, neither is the study of using the Russian Dandelion as a natural resource for rubber production. Since the 1930’s, Russia has been researching the dandelion as a possible sustainable resource for rubber manufacturing. However, the research and development was scratched after WWI, when the threat to the Hevea …

The Constant Evolution of Tires and the Green Dream was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Cooper Tires Positioned to Handle the High Performance Tire Market

Tires-Easy Cooper Tires, High Performance Tires

The demand for high performance and ultra high performance tires is growing among consumers. Many in the tire industry attribute this growth, among other variables, to more new vehicles being equipped with high performance and ultra high performance tires in the marketplace. Today’s article from Zach’s Investment Research and posted on NASDAQ, indicates Cooper Tire is strongly positioned to answer this …

Cooper Tires Positioned to Handle the High Performance Tire Market was last modified: December 14th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

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Why You May Need XL Tires

Tires-Easy Tire Sizes

Notice in the picture above, the XL that follows the Service Description. This is an important part of your tire size. If your car came equipped with XL tires, there’s most likely an important reason. The XL stands for eXtra Load and means the sidewalls of the tire are stronger and capable of handling heavy load requirements. In many cases …

Why You May Need XL Tires was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

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Make Sure Your Tires Can Handle the Load

Tires-Easy Tire Sizes

How much weight your vehicle can carry is an important part of determining the right tires for your car or truck. The service description of the tire size is an indicator of both the speed index and the tire load index. See the graphic below to identify this area of the tire size: With the tire load index, what you …

Make Sure Your Tires Can Handle the Load was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy