How Long Does a Car Have to Sit Before the Tires Flat-Spot?

How Long Does a Car Have to Sit Before the Tires Flat-Spot?

Have you ever returned from a vacation or had your car sit through a cold winter only to be greeted with an annoying vibration or rumbling sound when you drive? That’s likely tire flat-spotting happening. Essentially, leaving your car inactive for too long can distort the shape of the tires. But just how long is…

When Do Tires Become Flat More Often, During Warm Weather or Cold Weather?

When Do Tires Become Flat More Often, During Warm Weather or Cold Weather?

Have you ever headed out the door on a frigid winter morning only to discover one or more of your tires looks completely deflated? Annoyingly, the opposite seems less likely to happen when outside temps spike in summer. So what gives – are tires actually more prone to going flat when it’s cold out? In…

Why is BMW Moving Away from Offering Run-Flat Tires?

Why is BMW Moving Away from Offering Run-Flat Tires?

For years, BMW has been known for equipping many models with run-flat tires. These tires allow you to continue driving for some distance even after a puncture. However, recent decisions by BMW indicate they are moving away from making run-flat tires standard or even optional equipment on their vehicles. As a BMW driver, you may…