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Winter Wheels: 10 Best Snow Tires

American drivers are starting to learn something Europeans have known for a long time: winter tires do wonders for traction in snow, slush and ice. The extra edge in slippery acceleration, braking and steering is worth the hassle of swapping rubber with the seasons. We researched top performing winter tires for various types of vehicles to compile this ultimate list of winter treads for your car, truck, SUV or sports car.

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You say you want a "revolution"

Design Spotlight: The Airless Tire

Sometimes, we get so used to a certain product that no true changes are ever really made for years, decades even. Toilet paper comes to mind. Another is the pneumatic tire. Sure, the modern tire is a wealth of technology and high grade materials such as synthetic rubber, sulfur, carbon, steel, etc. Heck, recent years…

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Breaking the mold

The DeltaWing Project

There is definitely an auto racing establishment out there. Radical innovations in the field are seen from time to time, but they don’t always succeed. Funding and backing are tough ventures, and there is no guaranteed formula for victory. The creators of the DeltaWing hope to bring their innovative and radical new vehicle to the…

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Ice Ice Baby

Michelin X-Ice Xi2 Tires

Michelin (Tire, not Stars, but the same company) has a new winter tire, and it’s shaping up to be one of the best out this year. Providing as much ice and snow-prowling capabilities without forgoing every bit of gas mileage you pay dearly for ,the Michelin X-Ice Xi2 is just as good serving as your…