Articles about Tire Products

For small and midsize passenger cars
Michelin Philippines recently launched its new Energy XM2+ line of tires. Marketed with the tagline 'Your Stopping Superpower,' the new product is geared toward young, budget-minded consumers who value safety and longevity in tires for small and midsize passenger cars.The
It’s a relatively simple task
When it comes to safety, a car's tires are arguably one of its most important components. These pieces of rubber are, after all, are a big part of what's keeping you and your speeding 1,000kg subcompact sedan firmly planted
They may look the same, but they’re not
For the uninitiated, buying tires can be a daunting task. How can you tell the difference between one black rubber donut from another? Especially those zigzag and straight patterns...what do you call them? Tire treads? What are the differences? Which tire
Metzeler unleashes Sportec M7 RR street tire
Earlier this year, I bought a slightly used 2017 Yamaha MT-09. Even though it cost me more than a brand-new unit would've had, this MT-09 is loaded with lots of high-performance parts that would probably fetch one-
Breast cancer is a real problem
When it comes to big problems, sometimes it's the little gestures that count.Bridgestone is once again bringing attention to breast cancer by selling special pink-colored tire valve caps to help fund research. All of the proceeds go to
'Safe when new, safe when worn'
Michelin Philippines has just launched its new Primacy 4 range. With the slogan 'Safe when new, safe when worn,' the tiremaker promises "lasting safety and excellent performance" throughout the product's life cycle.The engineering behind the new tire,
Happy 120th birthday, Goodyear!
If the past few weeks have been any indication of what to expect during future downpours, motorists are going to have to rethink the way they drive.Floods and worsening traffic conditions are two factors that we'll have to keep an
Need tunes while you work on your ride?
When it comes to tires, noise isn't usually something to brag about. The less you hear inside the cabin, the better. People want their tire noise quiet, subtle and uneventful--a concept that Pirelli is turning upside down with the release
For on- and off-road use
Tires can be really expensive, especially when you drive a big vehicle. If you use your SUV or pickup for more than one purpose, it gets even more difficult because you might need to invest in more than one set of rubber.
Should I add more air?
Hello, sir. I just bought a Toyota Vios, but the left front tire seemed soft so I added more air. The user manual says tire pressure should be 33psi up front and 30psi at the rear. I had them all checked and
Attention, SUV owners
You might have observed that the weather has been strangely erratic as of late. Periodic showers to full-on downpours in between stretches of extreme heat--such unpredictable weather can sometimes mess with your tires' performance, if you're running on unreliable
Stay calm and follow procedure
It was the summer of '99-which tells you how old tito Andy is-and my friends and I were speeding home on the highway after a weekend at the beach. It had been a real life The Hangover, and I was
Just in time for summer
BFGoodrich has launched two new tire models in the Philippine market. The American tiremaker, which has been in the industry for over a century, recently brought in its Advantage T/A Drive and T/A SUV tire lineups to provide customers with
Coming by June 2017
At its recent dealer conference in Shanghai, the official distributor of Maxxis tires in the Philippines announced that three new tires to its current lineup will come in by June 2017. This is after North Trend Marketing let its dealers tour the
We visit the Maxxis proving ground in China
In the industry, it's nothing new when carmakers boast about having facilities and R&D centers all over the globe. How else will they convince consumers about their top-class production? Sure, they're pretty hush hush about specifics, company trades
Infotainment on wheels?
Ever stared at your tires and wished there was an app that lets you know what was going on inside them? No, us neither, but Pirelli has revealed the new Connesso P Zero and Connesso Sottozero tires regardless."Until now the tire
Is it time for a change?
If you happen to be looking for a new set of tires, you'll be glad to know that global tiremaker Maxxis has brought in three new tire models for passenger vehicles, each with varying levels of performance and durability.The double
Join Michelin Pilot Sport Experience contest
If you think about it, track days are hot, noisy, uncomfortable experiences. The weather is sweltering, especially in Malaysia, and you're always thirsty. But when done well, track events are the best ways to experience a sports car, not to mention
Every car owner should practice these
Bridgestone Philippines has launched its "Hindi Pwede Ang Pwede Na 'Yan" safety campaign to remind motorists to keep their tires in proper, working condition to prevent accidents--especially now that rainy season has arrived.To kick things off, the company held a
Alloy wheels, tires for more car owners
Those active in the automotive aftermarket scene are quite familiar with the popular Concept One brand of alloy wheels. The company that distributes these wheels is the same one that sells such brands as Saffiro, Black Rhino and BBS, among others.If
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