Sumitomo Rubber is working on new technology that could see car tyres generate electricity while driving.
29 Jul 2019

Using car tyres to generate electricity

Sumitomo Rubber is working on new technology that could see car tyres generate electricity while driving.

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old car tyres
14 Jan 2019

Are part-worn, used, or second-hand tyres safe?

Part-worn, used or second-hand tyres are less of an issue in Australia than in Europe but plenty of places here still advertise them. So, are part-worn tyres safe?

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19 Dec 2018

Track-tested: Bridgestone Potenza S007A

Tyre technology is improving year on year, but it’s hard to tell because tyres still look black, round and boring. We track-test the all-new Bridgestone Potenza S007A.

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Originally developed for the Aston Martin DB11, the Bridgestone Potenza S007A is now available for all performance cars.
03 Jul 2018

Bridgestone launches flagship performance tyre Potenza S007A

Originally developed for the Aston Martin DB11, the Bridgestone Potenza S007A is now available for a wide range of performance cars.

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what is a run flat tyre
27 Jun 2018

What is a run-flat tyre and how do they work?

Run-flat tyres have been around since the 1980s but are only now becoming common as original equipment and even as retro-fit options but, just what is a run flat tyre?

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old car tyres
25 Jun 2018

Why tyre tread depth is so important

Most Australians don’t know when to replace their car tyres or why tyre tread depth is so important. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Don't waste your money filling your car tyres with nitrogen
19 Mar 2018

Myth-Busting: Should you fill your car tyres with nitrogen?

Plenty of tyre retailers offer to fill your car tyres with nitrogen for a few bucks claiming it’ll improve fuel efficiency. So should you fill your car tyres with nitrogen?

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An A/T such as this BF Goodrich All-Terrain offers a good compromise between on-road performance and off-road capability and durability.
01 Nov 2017

Buying the right tyres for your 4×4

Here’s what you need to know when it comes to buying the right tyres for your 4×4.

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Continental reveals smart tyre technology
19 Sep 2017

Continental reveals smart tyre technology – ContiSense and ContiAdapt

There’s more than just cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show with Continental revealing new technologies that will make tyres responsive to road conditions…

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03 Jul 2017

We test the Yokohama AD08R on street and track

We test Yokohama’s AD08R street/track tyre on street… and track.

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22 May 2017

Why are the wheels on that car splayed out?

Ever see a car with wheels like the one in the picture above? The wheels are splayed right out… Why?

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16 May 2017

Wheel alignment is important but so is radial pull…

Everybody wants a car that tracks straight and doesn’t abuse its tyres, and that’s why wheel alignment is so important.

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How to change a flat tyre
16 Feb 2017

Everything you need to know about changing car tyres…

You’ll never get a flat tyre at a convenient time, but with the right tools and a little bit of practice you’ll soon be changing tyres like an F1 pit crew.

Simon Mustey 4 Read More
13 Dec 2016

Reader question: What do I do when only changing two tyres?

We get a lot of questions on tyres which is no surprise as they’re important and wear out quickly. Here’s another question about uneven wear.

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Pilot Sport 4
29 Sep 2016

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 revealed

Michelin has revealed its Pilot Sport 4 tyre ahead of its on-sale release in Australia in October.

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