• Safety should always be of highest priority when selecting tyres

    Tyre selection needs to be done with safety in mind and of highest priority. Price should never be the main concern as the tyres help to provide your vehicle with the necessary safety to stay out of accidents. You do not want prioritize cost savings and choosing low price over quality, when selecting the wrong tyre can potentially get you into an accident. An accident, even if it is a small fender bender, will outweigh the cost difference between getting cheap and premium tyres. For items that you need to rely on and that should be built to last, you don’t want to invest in products that will wear out…

  • Challenges during winter

    I think everyone that has driven a car during the winter period agrees that it is by far the most challenging period to drive in. You have all the challenges of snow, ice and even slush. They all form different challenges and more so if you don’t have the correct tires for them. The car tires are specifically designed to successfully cope with these weather conditions, so when you have the correct tires on your car you will be safe, while if you have the wrong tires you could be in real danger. You need high quality winter tires or all-weather tires that have been approved for winter use. With…

  • The importance of good SUV tires

    The larger the vehicle is, the heavier it will be. It will be heavier than a regular passenger car, therefore it needs different tires than a normal passenger car. It also puts pressure for the need for good quality tires. It is important to choose tires that allows for good stability and grip.  The tires also need to protect against hydroplaning as with the additional weight of an SUV the effects of hydroplaning can be disastrous. This is because hydroplaning is a phenomenon where the vehicle rides up on a thin surface of water and loses contact with the road surface. The best way however to protect against hydroplaning is…

  • What to consider when buying SUV all-season tires

    When buying SUV all-season tires, you need to consider what the weather is in the area where you live. They are a great choice for SUV’s in areas with mild weather in the winter because they allow for excellent handling. These tires allow for the flexibility of all year-round use and typically offer good gas mileage and driving comfort. The drawback however is that they do not hold the “Three Peak Mountain Snowflake” symbol which means they are not adapted for severe winter weather so not recommended for the use in areas with severe winter weather. On the other hand, SUV all-season tires can safely be used year-round in many…

  • Dags för vinterdäck och vinterservice för att göra bilen säker

    När vintern närmar sig, så är det dags att byta däck på bilen, men också se till att bilen är i bra skick. Du bör boka tid för däckbyte i god dit innan snön kommer, eftersom det är för sent när snön har anlänt. Du bör inte köra om du redan har snö, eftersom det ökar chansen att hamna i en olycka.  Om du måste köra med sommardäck till däckverkstaden för att få dem skiftade, vänta då till snön har försvunnit och använd annan transport under tiden som det råder vinterförhållanden. Däckbyte bör göras redan när temperaturen börjar krypa under nollstrecket som dag eller nattemperatur. Om du har dina däck…

  • Tid for vinterdekk og vinterservice for å gjøre bilen trygg

    Når vinteren nærmer seg, er det på tide å bytte dekk på bilen, men også sørge for at bilen er i god stand. Du bør avtale et godt dekkbytte før snøen kommer, da det er for sent når snøen har kommet. Du bør ikke kjøre hvis du allerede har snø, da dette øker sjansen for å komme i en ulykke. Hvis du må kjøre med sommerdekk til dekkverkstedet for å få dem byttet, vent til snøen har forsvunnet og bruk annen transport mens vinterforholdene råder. Dekkskifte bør gjøres allerede når temperaturen begynner å krype under nullstrecket som dag- eller nattemperatur. Hvis du har dekkene dine lagret på dekkverkstedets dekkhotell, kan…

  • On talvirenkaiden ja talvihuollon aika auton turvallisuuden parantamiseksi

    Talven lähestyessä on aika vaihtaa auton renkaat, mutta varmista myös, että auto on hyvässä kunnossa. Sinun tulisi varata aika renkaanvaihtoon ennen lumen saapumista, koska kun lumi on maassa on liian myöhäistä. Älä aja, jos on jo lunta, koska se lisää onnettomuusriskiä. Jos joudut ajamaan kesärenkailla renkaanvaihtoon, odota, kunnes lumi on sulanut ja käytä muita kulkuvälineitä talvikelillä. Renkaat on vaihdettava jo, kun lämpötila alkaa laskea nollaviivan alapuolelle päivällä tai yöllä. Jos renkaat ovat varastoituna rengaspajan rengashotellissa, renkaanvaihto tapahtuu nopeasti, ja voit varata ajan verkossa nykyisenä asiakkaana. Autohuolto kannattaa varata myös tämän yhteydessä, sen ei tarvitse olla koko auton huolto, mutta kuntotarkastus tai jarrupalvelu ja rengashuolto ovat yleensä riittäviä. Käytä auton kuntotarkastusta,…

  • All-season tires are great for most seasons

    All-season tires are great for most seasons. Even though they are not meant for severe winter weather and don’t hold the “Three Peak Mountain Snowflake” emblem, they are a great choice in many areas of the United States where the weather stays mild year-round. There are lots of benefits with all-season tires and probably the reason for their popularity. In fact, most cars leave the manufacturer with all-season tires. The benefits of all-season tires are numerous with low rolling resistance and all year round use probably being the most important. The lower rolling resistance will allow for better fuel economy and the all year-round use allowing for the use of…

  • Tyres that will let your powerful SUV excel

    Having a good set to complement your SUV is vital for the performance. If you have a powerful SUV you will need to purchase tyres that can handle the extra weight and have the performance to match a powerful SUV. The Nokian Powerproof are SUV summer tyres that are aimed to match that claim. These are so called premium Ultra High Performance (UHP) tyres. They deliver on everything that you want from a premium tyres, such as great control and stability even at high speeds, allowing for controlled lane changes and sudden braking. As with the whole range of SUV tyres from Nokia Tyres, the sidewalls are reinforced with aramid…

  • Winter tyre options for electric cars

    If you are looking to get a new set of winter tyres for your electric car or hybrid, then you have two good premium winter tyres that are non-studded and one that are studded.  Then you also have all-weather tyres that if they are winter approved can be used year-round, proving safety in all different weather conditions. This is perfect for areas that might not warrant the use of dedicated winter tyres, due to the limited time of actual snow. The Nokian WR D4 are winter tires that are versatile in their use and has been designed for safe and balanced driving on both wet and snowy roads. They are also…