Passenger and Light Truck Tires
BFGoodrich Launches New Advantage Control Tire

The tire launched in Canada on March 1, and will launch in the U.S. and Mexico on April 1.

Michelin Launches Pilot Sport EV Tire

The Michelin Pilot Sport EV will be rolled out during 2021 in a choice of 16 sizes (OE: 11 sizes; replacement market: five sizes) for 18- to 22-in. rims.

Falken Launches New Studless Winter Performance Tires

Falken says the Eurowinter HS01 offers an improved tread compound over its predecessor, the Eurowinter HS449, with a confident grip and predictable performance in ice and snow.

The Science Behind Traction and Braking

This article reviews the definition of traction and braking in different conditions and the effect of the tire parameters on those performance aspects.

Hankook Expands Sizes for Ventus V2 Concept2 Tire Line

The new sizes will include larger rim diameters between 17-20 in.

Kumho Releases New Ecsta V730 Performance Tire

The Ecsta V730 is designed to handle the demands of tracks in wet and dry conditions by utilizing an ultra-high grip tread compound with fine carbon black and synthetic resins that further enhanced handling, responsiveness, and grip, Kumho Tire says.

Nokian Tyres One Debuts, Delivers on Tiremaker’s Core Values

The Nokian Tyres One is Nokian’s new premium all-season tire for passenger vehicle, CUV and SUV applications, designed to provide consumers with peace of mind while driving.

Nokian Tyres One sidewall 1400x700
Continental Debuts New ExtremeContact DWS06 Plus

During a virtual launch event Jan. 6, Continental debuted the tire’s successor – the ExtremeContact DWS06 Plus, an ultra-high performance all-season tire that company officials say outshines its predecessor and competitors.

Nokian Introduces New Hakkapeliitta 10 Winter Tire

The company says the tire’s double-stud technology is suitable for all winter conditions.

Hakka 10 Nokian Tyres WInter tire
Pirelli Makes New Scorpion Zero Tire for Land Rover Defender

Pirelli says that its engineers worked from the ‘standard’ Scorpion Zero All Season, in 19- to 20-in. sizes, to increase its off-road ability and reduce rolling resistance to a minimum.

The Science Behind Ride & Handling

Ride and handling are the first impressions someone will have when they purchase a vehicle. We review a tire’s effects on ride and handling and discuss vehicle manufacturer requirements related to the two.

Bridgestone to Launch Alenza AS Ultra Tire for Luxury SUVs, CUVs

Bridgestone Americas has released the new Alenza AS Ultra tire. Featuring ultra-high silica compounds, Bridgestone says the Alenza AS Ultra tire delivers wet, winter and wear performance alongside a luxury driving experience. Bridgestone says the Alenza AS Ultra tire is designed to offer an improvement in overall wet performance, snow traction and wear life compared