Advances in technology have allowed many new safety features into our cars: seatbelts, crumple zones, anti-lock brakes, airbags, and most recently Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (https://www.performanceplustire.com/tech-info/tire-pressure-monitoring-systems-tpms/ )and Run Flat tires. And while it seems ridiculous to argue if it’s better to be thrown free from a crash because you are not wearing a seatbelt, hear […]
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During the post-WWII economic expansion, many countries in the world experienced great increases in industrialization. In August, 1945, Hirano Rubber Manufacturing and Toyo Rubber Industrial merged, forming Toyo Tire & Rubber Company. Despite similar-sounding names, though, Toyo Tires has no relationship with Toyota Corporation, though it does produce OE (Original Equipment) tires for several Toyota, […]
Auto Repair Prices – Are You Being Overcharged?
Ask anyone for a good auto repair experience and you’re more likely to hear stories of being overcharged, misdiagnosed, overlooked, ignored, or outright scammed. To begin, auto repair is already expensive. Auto mechanics spend years on training and thousands of dollars on specialized tools and equipment to maintain, diagnose, and repair automobiles. For example, an […]
Debating Purchasing a Road Hazard Warranty?
After you’ve spent hundreds of dollars on new tires, maybe even new wheels to mount them on, and even more to have them mounted and balanced, why would you be interested in spending even more on a road hazard warranty? With every tire we sell, we suggest purchasing a road hazard warranty, doesn’t every tire […]