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November 10th 2013
Canadian Tire has developed a concept tire which boasts a color changing sidewall. The white strip changes to blue when temperatures drop to 7degrees and lower, alerting drivers to use increased caution and possible to swap to dedicated winter tires. It is an interesting concept, but do we think there is actual demand for this type of technology... not really. Most people in Northern climates understand that using different tires during winter is essential and we don't think that a blue strip on their tires is a necessary reminder. Furthermore, the aesthetics may be problematic as...
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