Here Are the Differences Between Those Bewildering Summer Tire Choices

Have your eye on a set of nice summer tires but don’t know the pros and cons of each? There’s “ultra high performance,” “extreme performance” and “max performance” for a start, all of which seem to mean the same thing. Well, there are a few ways you can figure out which are the best for you. Reading reviews is one way…

Goodyear CEO Learned About Deadly RV Tire Failures As Early As 2008, Court Docs Suggest 

U.S. regulators want to find out which Goodyear officials were involved in assessing a possible defect in an RV tire that’s linked to at least 10 deaths and dozens of injuries. Newly-released documents obtained by Jalopnik provide an answer for Goodyear CEO Rich Kramer: he personally approved settlements of cases…

Why Aftermarket Siping On Your New Tires Is Bullshit (Updated)

If you’re anything like me—and heaven help you if you’re too much like me—buying tires for your car is a tedious chore you’d rather get over with as quickly as possible. It must have shown on my face then, recently, when the guy behind the counter at the tire store said, “And you’ll want those new tires siped, right?”…

How Goodyear Hid Evidence Of 'The Worst Tire Made In History' Linked To At Least 9 Deaths

In October 2003, Billy Wayne Woods and his family packed into a luxury $181,000 motorhome for a fun getaway to Florida. Call it a textbook American vacation: their destination was Disney World, and with his wife, Shirley, his son and daughter-in law and two grandchildren in tow, the trip would surely be one to…