Sipes, balancing, run flats...Tyre jargon is a thing, here's what you should know

2019-10-07 14:30

A car's tyres are like your own feet. Not only should you take care of it, but also understand the jargon that goes with it. Here's all the tyre words you might need to know.

These are the tricks car tyre dealers use to get you to spend more cash

2019-08-04 07:22

The margins on selling tyres aren't that great, so salespeople will push to replace rather than repair – and all too often will tell tall tales about insurance requirements and safety, all to get you to spend more than necessary on your wheels.

2019 tyre situation 'not Formula 1' - Steiner

2019-04-30 11:32

Gunther Steiner says the current tyre situation is "not Formula 1".

Here's why your car's tyres are so important

2019-03-12 08:46

Tyres are probably the most under-estimated part of motoring. No matter how much you invest in your vehicle, it’s tyres which are your first line of defence against an accident.

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If I don't care of my environment, who will, asks entrepreneur Olabanke Banjo who believes the possibilities are endless for upcycling old tyres.

If I don't care of my environment, who will, asks entrepreneur Olabanke Banjo who believes the possibilities are endless for upcycling old tyres.

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Wolff slams Marko over tyre conspiracy

2018-05-15 11:30

Toto Wolff has slammed Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko for alleging that Mercedes is receiving special treatment by Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli.

5 car maintenance tricks every woman should know and how to do them

2018-02-28 00:00

Don’t panic! You can totally do this on your own.

New tyres to help F1 car designers - Pirelli

2017-12-01 07:48

Pirelli's softer new tyres for 2018 will open up new car design possibilities for F1 teams, says Mario Isola, the Italian tyre supplier's F1 chief.

5 things you should know about tyres in SA

2017-07-07 12:02

'Many unsafe new and used tyres are sold to the public,' says the South African Tyre Manufacturing Conference as it list 5 important things you should know about the local tyre industry.

WATCH: Thieves busted while attempting to steal tyres at car dealership

2017-05-26 09:52

Two brazen thieves were caught on CCTV stealing wheels off a Chevrolet bakkie in the United States.

 

SEE | Here's why tyres are so important - speed is nothing without control

2019-10-04 12:00

'Anyone can put their foot down and drive fast but keeping everything in line is a different kettle of fish if your car is not sufficiently equipped,' writes Robin Classen as he highlights the importance of tyre choice.

2019 tyres 'impossible to understand' - Magnussen

2019-07-03 12:23

Kevin Magnussen has slammed the "super uninspiring" situation with F1's Pirelli tyres in 2019.

Goodyear launches two new high performance tyres

2019-04-23 10:13

We tested several new Goodyear tyres at the famous Ascari race track in Ronda, Spain to find out if its new range could handle varying road and weather conditions.

Heavy rain hits SA: Reduce road deaths by checking your tyres today

2018-08-28 08:22

'There’s no denying that tyres play a crucial role when it comes to how a vehicle operates on the road,' says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI).

Pirelli should supply 'qualifying tyre' - Ricciardo

2018-05-18 09:22

Daniel Ricciardo says it would be better if teams could select even softer tyres at each Grand Prix.

Vettel concerned after Barcelona tyre struggle

2018-05-14 10:53

Sebastian Vettel is concerned but not panicked after falling even further behind in the world championship battle in Spain.

Top 10 simple tyre care tips

2018-01-22 07:17

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging motorists to make regular checks on tyres, to ensure tread depths are sufficient and pressures are correct.

Pirelli: Slow puncture caused Vettel's tyre failure

2017-07-21 20:01

F1 tyre supplier Pirelli has concluded that Sebastian Vettel's shredded tyre right at the end of last weekend's British Grand Prix was caused by a slow puncture.

Tyre wars: Was tyre recycling scheme a money making racket?

2017-06-07 13:03

South Africa’s controversial tyre recycling scheme may have plundered a tyre levy recycling fund, instead of creating jobs and improving the environment as it promised.

Why fake/replica wheels are a real problem

2017-05-10 11:18

Motorists can easily be tempted to purchase fake/replica or reproduction wheels due to cheap prices but these items can lack quality and put you at risk on the road.

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