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Over half of drivers say they would delay driving in bad weather

Driving in bad weather is the top challenge for drivers (25%), followed by driving in unfamiliar places (17%) and changing a flat tire (15%).

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The great tire tier debate

Are tire tiers all smoke and mirrors? Or is something more profound going on here…?

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S&P Global Mobility: Average vehicle on road is 12+ years old

Increase in average age is showing signs of slowing as new registrations normalize, S&P said.

Global supply chains find their footing in a ‘Goldilocks zone’

The index rose in April to -0.18, from -0.32 in March, which signals that global supply chains are operating at close to full capacity.

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Hybrid vehicles are poised to gain market share, Cloud Theory finds

This expectation comes after the Biden Administration slashed EV adoption targets from 67% to 35% by 2032.

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Forty-one percent of drivers got a flat tire in the last 12 months

Over a quarter (28%) of drivers opted to change the flat themselves, and 24% called roadside assistance. 

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The commercial tire market is cautiously recovering from 2023 challenges

To better understand commercial tire expectations for the remainder of the year, Tire Review recently sat down with Pierluigi Cumo, VP of B2B products at Michelin North America.

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Are the technician shortage tides turning?

TechForce Foundation data shows that nearly 50,000 new automotive technicians joined the workforce in 2022, for a total of over 78,000 in two years.

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EV tire satisfaction gap widens as wear rates increase, J.D. Power study finds

The J.D. Power study shows that EV owners have similar expectations of tire wear as owners of gas-powered vehicles do.

WSU researchers work to protect coho salmon from tire wear particles

Researchers said that four types of permeable pavements can act as giant filters, retaining more than 96% of applied tire particle mass.

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Hankook Gauge Index shows consumer interest in off-roading, EV range worries

Hankook found that 50% of drivers are interested in off-roading, but range concerns could limit EV off-road use.

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State of the Industry: Inflationary pressures and consumer trends affecting M&A

We put the global dynamics that will determine the look of the tire industry in 2024 under a microscope.

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