Month: August 2017

What are winter tyres?

Winter tyres are specifically designed to deal with the challenges of icy winter roads. They usually feature deep grooves and studs, and are made from a softer compound for added grip in freezing conditions. Here’s what makes Winter tyres different: Made from specially formulated tread rubber, winter tyres make it easier for you to control […]

How do I know which tyres to buy for my car?

The tyres that originally came with your car (also known as OE – original equipment tyres) are selected because they’re well suited to your vehicle, but that doesn’t mean they’re necessarily the best ones for you. When replacing your tyres always consult your vehicle owner’s manual first. In there you’ll find the vehicle manufacturer’s replacement […]

How often should I replace my tyres?

The life of your tyres can depend on many things such your driving style, your load, inflation pressures, wheel alignment, wheel balancing, road surfaces and more. Because of this, it’s difficult to determine exactly when and how often you should replace your tyres. What is however extremely important is that you check your tyres regularly. […]

Manual or Automatic: Which will it be?

This is a question all drivers are faced with at least once in their driving lifetime. We recently had a pole on our Facebook page to settle the age-old debate: Manual or Automatic? But our audience was torn, leaving us with no clear answer. So, we did the next best thing – we made a […]