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When choosing tires for electric cars and hybrids you should take into consideration the differences between the hybrid and electric cars versus combustion engine cars. The main difference between hybrid and combustion engine cars is that hybrid cars are powered by a combination of a gasoline and electricity generated by an electric motor. This very technologically advanced system uses computerized controls to enable hybrid vehicles to continually switch between the gasoline and electric engine, along with maintaining battery charge along with many other complex tasks. The batteries are what make the hybrid cars heavier than regular combustion engine cars and it is something to take into considerations when buying tires for them. If looking into tires that are winter approved and are recommended for hybrid cars it is important to look for tires that have good grip and traction to allow for proper braking while remaining fuel efficient, after all…

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Despite the name all-season tires, these tires should be used during warm season, but they can be used during spring, summer and autumn. In areas that don’t have freezing temperatures or no snow, ice or slush they can also be used during the winter season. This can be very confusing and has surely made lots of people to make the wrong choice. To be protected and able to drive safely during the winter season, you will need to have all-weather tires that are approved for winter use or then dedicated winter tires, which are tires that should only be used during the winter and should be paired with a set of all-season tires. All-season tires can handle all warm seasons. The rubber compound used in all-weather tires is optimized for both warm and cold temperatures, so that it can provide traction regardless of temperature. All-season tires become hard at low…

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