Every year, Consumer Reports (CR) tests tires for its November issue. All-season tires and winter tires have been favored in the past, but this year, the tire testers went all out, testing tires in seven all-season segments and three winter tire segments. Gene Petersen, Jennifer Stockburger and Ryan Pszczolkowski outdid themselves this year.
It is rare Consumer Reports (CR) writes about one tire. The magazine normally picks a segment it wants to test, buys 15 to 20 tire lines that fit the segment, and publishes the results.
Consumer Reports recently tested Chinese consumer tires for the first time. The experience was enlightening, to say the least.
Consumer Reports recently included Chinese tire brands in one of its tire testing projects. This was a first for the magazine.
Oh, oh. General Motors Corp. has published a technical bulletin that advises against driving vehicles shod with ultra-high performance summer tires when the temperature drops below 20-degrees Fahrenheit.
In a little more than two weeks, the first Future of Tire Technology conference and exhibition will be held Oct. 28-30, 2013, at the Omni Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. The three-day event will be hosted by Smithers Rapra Inc.
"Consumer Reports" couldn't wait two more years to test ultra-high performance tires. With strong additions to the segment and the stars in alignment, the magazine updated its 2010 findings.
When my friends need to buy tires, they like to ask me what brand they should get. I’m sure your neighbors do the same to you all the time.