Is Your Car Doing All It Can For The Environment?

Posted on April 24, 2018

Did you know that the automotive aftermarket has been actively protecting the environment for decades by recycling engine oils, filters, batteries and tires? As a motorist you too can be taking steps toward driving a “greener” vehicle. The most important step you can take toward making your vehicle more eco-friendly is preventative maintenance. Keeping your… Read More »

What Is The Difference Between Asymmetric, Symmetric, and Directional Tire Treads?

Posted on November 25, 2016

Are your tires too worn to keep you and your vehicle safe on the road this season? You may be shopping for a new set of winter or all-season tires, and wondering what the difference is between asymmetric, symmetric, and directional tire treads. Each kind of tire tread has a different driving benefit, so the… Read More »

Are Studded Tires Necessary For Winter?

Posted on November 22, 2016

Not long ago, studded tires were the choice for safer winter driving. However, technological advances in the tire world have resulted in studless winter tires that sometimes out-perform their studded counterparts. Are studded tires still necessary for winter? We’ll compare studded vs. studless tires in some common winter driving scenarios. Studded Tires vs. Studless Tires: Road Noise… Read More »

What Are The Best Rated Winter Tires?

Posted on November 17, 2016

As we help our customers prepare for winter driving conditions, one of the most common questions we hear is: what are the best rated winter tires? Since there are many different ratings systems for winter tires, the answer to this question varies depending on which organization’s ratings you read. However, we have some pointers as… Read More »

How to Avoid Car Battery Issues in Cold Weather

Posted on September 25, 2016

Nobody ever wants to get into their vehicle on a cold winter morning, put the key in the ignition and have nothing happen. Unfortunately, it happens more often than you might think, especially if you’re not taking proper care of your car battery. Luckily, there are simple ways to prevent battery issues in cold weather.… Read More »

What Do Tire Ratings Mean?

Posted on September 11, 2016

If you’ve ever done research on tires, there’s no doubt you’ve heard people discuss tire ratings and grades. If you’re not entirely sure what these ratings and grades mean, it can be difficult to figure out which ones are the best. Tire ratings denote your tire’s composition and expected performance while driving. Once you understand how to… Read More »