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Nokian Tyres Launches New Winter Line For Delivery Vehicles

Nokian Tyres has announced a new line of van and delivery vehicle tires – the Hakkapeliitta C4 and Hakkapeliitta CR4. The Nokian Tyres Hakkapeliitta C4 studded tire handles all the elements of winter, Nokian says. The stainless steel square stud ensures controlled handling and grip on both ice and snow.  The Nokian Tyres Hakkapeliitta CR4 nordic non-studded tire is a

Washington Studded Tire Removal Deadline Now May 15

This new extension of May 15 supersedes the previous April 30 deadline in Washington state.

Studded Tire Removal Deadlines Extended

Oregon and Washington state typically allow the use of studded tires between Nov. 1 and March 31.

Michelin X-Ice North 4 Capitalizes on Ice Handling, Braking

The Michelin X-Ice North 4, coming to the Canadian market this year, features new stud technology, enhanced compounding and availability in 30 sizes.

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Conti, Groupe Touchette Release IceContact XTRM Winter Tire

Available exclusively through Groupe Touchette, the Continental IceContact XTRM has a new tread design and unique stud technology for exceptional grip on ice.

Ontario Allows More Options for Studded Tires

The government of Ontario, Canada is providing drivers in the province with more options by allowing newer models of studded tires to be sold in northern Ontario.

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Live in Washington or Oregon? Remove Studs in Tires By March 31

As spring approaches, the deadline to remove studs from tires is on the horizon in many states. See when you state requires studs to be removed from tires. 

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Winter Tire Innovations

Winter tires have been around since 1934, when Finnish tiremaker Nokian introduced them for trucks. Two years later, Nokian added sizes for passenger cars. This was during a time when there were still many horses and carts on the roads, and motor vehicles didn’t have today’s handling and braking capabilities. Tires that helped keep trucks

Studded Tire Season Coming to an End

Studded tire season is coming to a close in multiple areas of the U.S., with six states ending their studded tire seasons today. Motorists in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Missouri, Maryland and Utah must have their studded tires swapped out no later than March 31, 2016. Those who do not have their studded tires removed could face hefty fines.