Car Wheels and Tires

How do 30 pounds of air in your tires hold up two tons of car? What’s the technology behind the tire and how do wheels work? Learn it all in the Car Wheels and Tires Channel.

How to Measure Car Tire Size

You need new tires, and would like to measure your car's tire size before going shopping. Here is a guide how to measure car tire size.

5 Warning Signs You Need New Tires

Tire failure while you're driving can be disastrous. It's always best to buy new ones before something goes wrong on the road. But do you know the warning signs that indicate you need new tires?

5 Things to Look For in a New Tire

It's inevitable. If you drive your car on a regular basis, your tires are going to wear out. Sooner or later you're going to have to shop for new ones. But do you know what to look for in a new tire?

How Tire Traction Works

To put it in layman's terms, tire traction is how your car's tires transfer energy to the pavement. Most people know that. But how much do you know about tire traction ratings or tire traction enhancers?

How Q Tires Work

Icy roads are scary. Wouldn't it be great if you could find a tire that would make that wintry drive a little less terrifying? Q Tires may be the answer.

How Self-regenerating Tire Tread Works

Most people know that tires are designed to wear with use. Wouldn't it be great if you could buy tires that regenerate the tread as they wear down?

What is an eLSD?

You might not know that eLSD stands for electronic limited slip differential, but when one wheel of your car is sliding on ice and another isn't moving at all, you'll wish you had paid attention to this technology.

How the Tweel Airless Tire Works

For more than 100 years, vehicles have used pneumatic, or air-filled, tires. Michelin's alternative is the Tweel Airless Tire. Could it replace traditional tires?

How Self-inflating Tires Work

Self-inflating tires perform two crucial functions: They automatically maintain ideal tire pressure and they allow you to alter psi on the fly to adjust to changing terrain. Learn about self-inflating tires.

Race car tires don't use regular air. Find out what race car teams are using in their tires instead of air.

Learn about tires, tire pressure, and a tire's contact patch.