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Common Questions Answered about Flat Tyres
Would you know what to do if you got a punctured tyre? We answer some of the frequent questions people have about punctured tyres.
Tyre Load Ratings Explained
How do tyres get a load rating? What do they mean? How are tyres tested?
A guide to All-Terrain Tyres
Every tyre has its purpose. Learn about all terrain tyres and when they’re best used.
Tyrepower Blog – December 2022
Well, that’s a wrap on another huge season on the Supercars calendar and one mighty year. So I’ll start from the top and recap some of my personal highlights from 2022.
High-Performance Sports Tyres
Grippy tyres are one of the most exciting mods you can make to any vehicle.
Avoid fatigue on long drives
Fatigue can creep up on even the most experienced drivers. Plan your roadtrips accordingly.
Everything you need to know about wheel balancing
Why do you even need to have your wheels balanced?
Welcome back and in a big way, Bathurst 1000 here I come!
Since we last chatted I was able to announce returning to Mount Panorama in October this year, heading up the Supercheap Auto wild card entry.
A guide to All-Terrain Tyres
Every tyre has its purpose. When talking about 4x4 vehicles, it’s important to install the appropriate set of tyres.
Driving advice for winter conditions
There are some driving hazards you may encounter when driving on Australian roads in winter.
Budget vs. Premium tyres - The Basics
From premium tyres to budget tyres, the choices can be endless.
Your guide to tyre pressures
Taking your tyre pressures into consideration will help your car perform at its best.
Tyrepower Blog – Mega Month of May
Where to start! May has been a big, positive month of motorsport and activities and we couldn’t be happier about it.
What is the importance of tyre safety?
Tyre care is critical for your safety, the safety of your passengers, and other road users.
Is your car battery about to die? Spot 4 warning signs
Your car battery is an important part of your vehicle’ electrical system.
When was the last time you checked your tyre pressure? A regular check can save you a lot in the long run.
Staying safe while driving long distances.
Long distance driving can be taxing on your concentration, vehicle components and patience, but there are ways to stay on top of it all.
Knowing How to Read Your Car Battery.
Modern batteries are easier to check and maintain but if unsure, call into your local Tyrepower.
When should I rotate my tyres?
When should I do a tyre rotation? Tyrepower answers this important question.
Racing is back and gosh am I happy about it!
I had a great break in the off-season, but it honestly felt like one of the longest that I can remember.
Tyrepower’s top tips on buying a battery for your car.
Batteries can be expensive, which is why it's important to know the correct battery for your car.
5 Tips on saving fuel
With petrol prices soaring, now is a good time to learn a few tricks on saving fuel. 5 Tips on saving fuel with Tyrepower.
Spare Tyre Maintenance
When was the last time you checked the pressure of your spare tyre? The spare can easily be overlooked but if not cared for it can leave you stranded.
It might be time to replace your old tyres. Learn how to read your tyre’s sidewall to find out its age.
Old tyres require replacing. Get the knowhow from Tyrepower.
Now is a good time to check your tyre’s tread condition for when you’re driving in wet weather.
Have your tyres checked for driving in wet weather.
In this article you will learn the basics of tyre safety and how to maintain them.
Do you know the current state of your tyres? There are a couple of simple checks you can do to avoid dangerous tyres.
In this article you will learn the basics of your car battery and how to maintain it.
Do you know the current state of your car battery? There are a couple of simple checks you can do to avoid being stranded at the shopping center or even damaging other components.
Spring is the perfect time for car maintenance and to get excited about driving again over summer.
Making some simple checks to your car after a cold winter.
What Kind of Tyres Should I Buy on Credit?
Have you been putting off new tyres due to the outlay? You’ll be in safe hands with new tyres, so here is how you can pay them off over 6 months.
Simple vehicle maintenance and checks will ensure your vehicle is safe and ready when the time comes to hit the road.
Vehicle maintenance is easy and can be performed at home with little tools and experience.
Sports Utility Vehicles or SUV’s are everywhere. They came onto the market in the 90’s but what have tyre brands done differentl
So, what makes a good SUV tyre and why should it be different?
Tyrepower are your run flat tyre experts.
A safety feature from the 1930’s, run flat tyres have seen huge leaps in technology advancements.
Mid-Winter driving tips with your local Tyrepower.
It's cold, it's wet. We should be taking extra care on the road.
Driving in Wet Weather conditions
It's winter but let’s face it, it can be wet all year round so how best to handle your car?
Cheap Vs Premium Tyres
Looking at purchasing new tyres and can’t decide on whether to go all out or stick to a budget?
Electric vehicles are different in many ways, but what about the tyres?
Is there a need for tyre manufacturers to adjust their designs for the growing electric vehicle market?
Preparing for winter with Tyrepower
Vehicle maintenance and assessing the condition of your tyres is important well into the winter months.
Welcome to Team Tyrepower - Jack Le Brocq
We are excited to announce a new partnership with Tickford Racing Driver – Jack Le Brocq, who embodies all the qualities of Tyrepower on and off the track.
When was the last time you checked your car's tread depth?
Checking your tyre tread depth is important to keep safe on our roads.
What makes a good SUV tyre? Here at Tyrepower, we have the answers.
So, you own an SUV but are wondering what the best aftermarket tyres are to buy? Tyrepower are leaders in the Australian tyre market.
The humble work ute - which tread pattern will best suit your vehicle?
The versatile Aussie ute. With many tyre options on the market, Tyrepower takes a look at tHighway and All-terrain tyres that may be suited to your ute.
Tyrepower’s tyre buying guide is your tyre assistant.
Buying tyres with Tyrepower. Check this guide and have the confidence to buy the right tyres.
Let’s look at ways to make our driving more fuel efficient.
Reducing fuel consumption is beneficial in more ways than one. A fuel efficient vehicle is good on the wallet and the environment.
Know your car battery
Knowing your car battery is essential. Faults and issues can leave us stranded. Here are a few things you can look out for.
Buying tyres on credit with Zippay. Should I go cheap or premium?
Are you really needing new tyres for your car but don’t quite have the funds or perhaps your rent is due at the same time? Tyrepower now offers Zippay, with 6 months interest free repayments.
A modern guide from Tyrepower to plus sizing your tyres.
Plus sizing your tyres - Tyrepower helps you make the right informed choice.
It's all in the tread
All-Terrain tyres are the perfect all-round, go-anywhere tyre. So what makes them so popular?
What are the signs of a faulty car battery?
Are you experiencing signs of a faulty battery? Let’s break it down.
Tyre Safety - your number one priority.
What is tyre safety? It matters a great deal to maintain your tyres, here are a few steps to get you started.
Tyres; Trials and Tribulations – Craig Lowndes
It was the talking point of Sydney Motorsport Park last weekend. And rightly so given how divided opinions were and the significant influence it had on results… Tyres.
Tyrepower and Covid-19
Tyrepower would like to extend our thoughts to all affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Why Does City Driving Wear Out Tyres More Quickly?
While drivers can avoid slamming on the accelerator and brakes to some extent, the stop-start nature of city driving inevitably wears out tyres faster.
A Guide to Driving in Sand
Read about how to prepare for sand driving, such as reducing tyre pressure, best driving habits while on the sand and what to do if you get bogged.
How Long Should Tyres Last?
A tyre’s lifespan is difficult to determine and is affected by a variety of factors including climate, air pressure, tyre design and your driving habits.
How Does Tyre Pressure Influence Your Fuel Economy?
The air pressure in your tyres supports the entire weight of your car. Maintaining the correct tyre pressure is essential for keeping you and other road...
What is Tyre Balance?
Maintaining the tyre balance on your vehicle is critical to long term durability of the tyres and the overall performance and safety of your vehicle. When...
Latest Innovations in Car Tyres
We may not think about this often, but tyres are truly engineering marvels capable of making our vehicles safer and more efficient. Tyres have a long history...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? September 2019
It’s that time of year again and I’m not ashamed to say it, it’s up there with Christmas Day. Bathurst Road Trip time!
4 Uses for Old Tyres
As Australians become increasingly eco-conscious, the idea for finding new uses for tyres is also becoming popular. This includes classic examples like...
What are Low Profile Tyres and What are They Used For?
Every car leaves the factory equipped with a tyre size recommended by the manufacturer. However, drivers can choose the size that best suits their needs...
Why Do Tyres Deflate?
All car tyres lose air over time. There are a variety of reasons why this happens. Some of them are normal, like osmosis and temperature change, while...
Ready for Driving in Summer Heat?
Australia is a country that is prone to experiencing extreme heat, especially during summer. This has a strain on our bodies as well our cars. For example,...
What is Tyre Retreading and is It Safe?
Smart driving habits and good maintenance can prolong the life of a tyre. However, wear and tear eventually catch up and they’re no longer fit for use....
How are Racing Tyres Different to Regular Tyres?
Tyres are quite complex structures and while they serve very different purposes, the basic setup of a racing tyre is similar to a regular road tyre. Racing...
Why Different Climates Require Different Tyres
When it comes to choosing tyres for your car, there are a variety of factors to consider. This includes what kind of car you own, what kind of roads you’ll...
Benefits of High-Performance Tyres
Originally designed for racecourse driving, high performance tyres are a popular option for owners of sports cars and other vehicles who want increased...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? August 2019
I’ve made no secret that I am all for change in behaviours on our roads. Some of the things I’ve witnessed, quite frankly leaves me scratching my head...
What are the Little Rubber Hairs on Tyres?
Ever noticed that your new car tyre always has little rubber hairs on it? Ever wondered what they’re for? While many people have theorised that they...
Guide to Properly Checking and Inflating Tyres
One of the most neglected routine car maintenance jobs is regularly checking tyre pressure and inflating them. However, doing so is essential for safety...
5 Ways Used Tyres Can Be Recycled
Every year, around 50 million tyres reach the end of their life in Australia. However, only a small portion of these are recycled with two thirds of them...
What's happening in Craig's world? July 2019
Tyres. They are round, black and keep you safely moving from point A to point B. They generally aren’t the first thing you think of before you get in...
How to Get More Mileage No Matter What You Drive
Petrol isn’t cheap, so doing what you can to keep your car running efficiently is always a good idea. Fortunately, it’s often as simple as practicing...
Tyrepower Safety - Tyre Wear & Tear
Are your tyres safe? Excessive wear and tear can be a real danger!!
Protecting Your Tyres and Wheels
It is common to spend a lot of time concerned with car security and protecting your vehicle from being stolen. What is less commonly thought about is the...
5 Tyre Safety Tips Before Travelling
Ensuring your tyres are in good condition is always important. However, it’s particularly important if you are planning on going on a road trip. Travelling...
Why is Driving on Under-Inflated Tyres a Bad Idea?
Many drivers are guilty of not checking tyre pressure often enough. However, one of the most important things you can do to improve road safety and keep...
What’s the deal with cheap tyres?
Every few weeks there is a new advertisement on television selling cheap tyres at unfathomable prices. To the untrained eye, it is easy to wonder why there...
TYREPOWER TOPS TYRE RETAILERS IN CANSTAR BLUE RATINGS
In what is a hugely competitive space, Tyrepower has blitzed the Canstar Blue’s satisfaction ratings for tyre retailers in 2019. See the results
Recycle and Reuse Your Old Tyres
Many people are aware of the environmental blight that is old tyres. It’s estimated that Australians consume more than 20 million tyres per year. Having...
TYRE SAFETY - Tyre pressure
The effects of not maintaining correct tyre pressure include poor petrol mileage, loss of tyre life, bad handling and potential vehicle overloading. Check...
What are Sustainable Tyres
Tyres are one of the most important safety aspects of motorised vehicles. Over time the surface tread wears out, leading to decreased grip and an increased...
Suspension and Shock Absorber Repairs
Suspension is a crucially important aspect of every motor vehicle. It is the mechanism that ensures all four wheels spend the greatest possible time in...
TYREPOWER SAFETY - Wheel alignment
Talking about wheel alignment… when was the last time you got your car checked? If in doubt, pop into your local Tyrepower store for a check-up and to...
How to Be More Environmentally Friendly with Your Car
This year, the importance of the environment is ever-present on society’s lips. It is important, and we all need to do what we can to take care of it...
TYREPOWER SAFETY - Right Tyres
Are you looking to get new tyres before the Christmas break? No matter what make or model your car is, we know you will find the right tyre at the best...
How does Wheel Balancing Work?
We are usually oblivious to the many different kinds of service that are required to keep our vehicles operating, until something stops working or breaks....
TYREPOWER SAFETY - Minimising Risk
Heading away for the summer break? Minimise the risks and pop into your local Tyrepower store for a safety assessment on your vehicle, from one of our...
How Does My Car's Cooling System Work?
While in operation, a car’s engine produces thousands of explosions per minute. The force from these explosions move pistons that begins the cascade...
Checklist for the Great Australian Road Trip
There is nothing better than packing your car with belongings and heading off on a road trip. Australia is home to some of the most picturesque scenery...
OCT 2018 TYREPOWER AMBASSADOR CRAIG LOWNDES WINS BATHURST 1000
Tyrepower Ambassador, Craig Lowndes and his co-driver, Steve Richards have done the unimaginable winning the 2018 Bathurst 1000, the seventh and fifth...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? OCTOBER 2018
Winning Bathurst for the seventh time – how about that?
Tyre Shopping- Being a Smart Tyre Shopper
Looking to buy some tyres for your vehicle but don’t know where to start? Let our tyre shopping guide help you navigate the world of tyres. We will...
Common Mistakes to Avoid Damaging your Tyres
Whether you drive everyday or use your car sparingly, your need to ensure your tyres are well maintained to get the most out of them. You spend good money...
Country Road Travel - Be Aware Before You Go
With the end of year approaching, many Australians are preparing to take a driving trip over the summer holidays, however if you are travelling on open...
8 Things your Auto Insurance Company Won’t Tell You
Let’s face it: auto insurance along with so many other types of insurance can be complicated and even messy at times. As a vehicle owner, it’s important...
Why Choose Tyrepower?
In 1977, 10 independent tyre retailers banded together to create a company that provides exceptional tyres and service to customers. After 40 years in...
Tyre History- Key Milestones in Manufacturing
Tyres have a rich and fascinating history that has seen them go through many different stages to get to where they are today. By learning this history,...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - July 2018
Few decisions are more difficult for sports people than that to retire.
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - May 2018
If you watch enough motor racing on television, be it Formula 1, MotoGP, World Sportscars, Supercars or just about anything else, you’ll soon hear lots...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - April 2018
Australia is a sports obsessed country and we have the highest regard for the hundreds of professional athletes competing in their chosen sport, at an...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - March 2018
There’s been a bit of debate recently in the media about the merits of creating some form of dis-incentive for people using ‘older cars’ on our roads,...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - February 2018
Bathurst is pretty much a generic word in our sport for Australia’s best-known and most-loved motor race.
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - January 2018
Take it to the track. That’s my advice to all those, mostly young drivers, you hear about on the evening television news getting caught for speeding...
What's happening in Craig's World - December 2017
The fantastic Adelaide Motorsport Festival turned out to be the perfect way to unwind after a long, hard and at times frustrating year.
What’s happening in Craig’s World – November 2017
ALTHOUGH THE YEAR isn’t yet over for me, like a lot of Australians at this time of year, I start thinking about taking a break over Christmas and New...
What's happening in Craig's world - October 2017
Bathurst 2017 was certainly not the sort of day we were looking for this year.
Australian Formula One Tyres - 2016 and 2017
Tyres play a significant role in the performance of a Formula One car in Australia as well as around the world. They mean the difference between finishing...
Our Guide to Formula One around the World
Formula One represents the technological pinnacle of all motorsport. It is one of the world’s biggest sporting events held in numerous countries. Usually...
Put A Brake On It
You are driving to work on a Tuesday morning on the freeway, when suddenly the car in front of you brakes. In that instance, you only have a split second...
Must Have Car Gadgets 2017
Your driving experience is going to change forever with the latest and greatest car gadgets being released in 2017. Not only are these gadgets affordable,...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - August 2017
MANY THINGS play their part in motor racing success, most importantly performance, preparation and people. Get that mix right and you will be visiting...
Top Car Trends 2017
At the halfway point of 2017, the motoring business has seen some interesting trends emerge that are revolutionising the industry. Some for the better,...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - July 2017
Over the past couple of decades or so I have been incredibly lucky, and humbled, by the fact that I have won races at just about every track in Australia. ...
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - June 2017
MANY OF YOU will know that I have a bit of an affinity with the Ferrari brand, having won my last two Bathurst 12 Hour starts with the iconic Italian marque....
What’s happening in Craig’s world? - May 2017
I HAD THE great pleasure of recently attending the Tyrepower International Conference in Melbourne, and catching up with my many friends in the business....
What’s happening in Craig’s world? May 2017 2
Craig Lowndes has renewed his contract with Triple Eight Race Engineering for another two years.
Get outta town! The best daytrips to take during the Easter long weekend.
Get outta town! The best daytrips to take during the Easter long weekend.
What's happening in Craig's world - April 2017
According to road safety authorities across the country, the busiest concentrated period of time on the nation’s roads isn’t the annual Christmas and...
Travel safely on the roads this Easter
Easter is here, and many Aussies will be grabbing the opportunity to take a road trip over the extra-long weekend.
What's happening in Craig's world - March 2017
MY ROLE as Tyrepower’s Ambassador is fundamentally about helping to promote the brand, and draw attention to tyre related issues such as the important...
What's happening in Craig's world - February 2017
IT’S FAIR to say I couldn’t be happier with the start of my 2017 season, it’s been the perfect start to the year.
Tyrepower Celebrates Four Years at the Top with Canstar Blue
For the fourth consecutive year, Tyrepower has been awarded the Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers title in the Tyre Retailers category.
What's happening in Craig's world - January 2017
Driving around in Queensland and Victoria during the ‘holiday’ break reminded me of the varying driving standards and practices in different places....
What's happening in Craig's world - December 2016
FOURTH IN THE 2016 SUPERCARS CHAMPIONSHIP is a pretty satisfying result for me given we effectively established a new ‘team within a team’ called TeamVortex,...
Keeping new drivers safe on the roads
With year 12 students now completing their final days of study and exams, now is the time that many young adults find themselves sitting tests for their...
What's happening in Craig's world - November 2016
IT’S FUNNY and sometimes slightly frustrating how many people assume the Supercar season is over, once Bathurst is run and won.
Safety first! How to ensure you are purchasing a safe car
If you’re in the market for a new car, before you get caught up in all of the bells and whistles of what is on offer, be sure to check each car’s safety...
4WD Tips for Beginners
Exploring our great outdoors by 4WD is a favourite pastime of Australians, however there are a number of factors to consider before setting out on your...
What's happening in Craig's world - October 2016
SANDOWN wasn’t quite the success we’d hoped for, even if an eighth placed finish was good enough to retain third in the 2016 Supercars Championship....
What's happening in Craig's world - October 2016 - 2
ONE OF motor racing’s most famous clichés is the one about the $2 part that failed, and cost someone an important race win.
EXPLORING AUSTRALIA BY 4WD
It’s no secret Australian’s love exploring getting off the beaten track in a 4WD and exploring our huge backyard. However often the best 4WD tracks...
What's happening in Craig's world - August 2016
BIG NEWS this month is that Tyrepower has extended its involvement with Supercar racing and our national championship.
TYREPOWER APPOINTED SUPERCARS CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIAL TYRE RETAILER
Tyrepower has extended its involvement with Australia’s premier motorsport category with the signing of an exclusive partnership with the Virgin Australia...
TYREPOWER FURTHER ENHANCES PROFLEET FLEET MANAGEMENT TOOL
Australia’s biggest independent tyre retailer, Tyrepower Limited, has further strengthened its fleet processing tool ProFleet, with brand new updates...
Tyrepower and Suppliers Support Fiji Rebuild
Tyrepower and its suppliers are lending a helping hand to Fiji, following the recent devastation of Tropical Cyclone Winston, the Category 5 storm that...
What's happening in Craig's world - April 2016
Phillip Island must be just about the most spectacular setting for a race track anywhere in the world.
Whats happening in Craigs world March 2016
Statistically, Easter is the most dangerous period on our roads after the Christmas holidays.
What's happening in Craig's world - February 2016
Exciting times last week when we finally took the wraps off my 2016 V8 Supercar challenger, the TeamVortex Commodore.
CRAIG LOWNDES SET FOR 2016 V8 CHAMPIONSHIP WITH NEW LIVERY
Tyrepower ambassador and V8 racing legend, Craig Lowndes, is set for a massive 2016 V8 Supercars Championship Series, unveiling his new TeamVortex livery...
What's happening in Craig's world - February 2016 - #2
It’s all going on and we’re now just a couple of weeks away from the start of the 2016 V8 Supercar Championship.
What's happening in Craig's world - December 2015
It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to family and friends, having some fun in the sun, and getting a bit of recreation time.
CELEBRATING A DECADE OF THE TYREPOWER CUTTING AT BATHURST
This year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 is a big one for Australia’s independent tyre retailer, Tyrepower, who will be celebrating a decade of sponsoring...
CRAIG LOWNDES CONQUERS BATHURST 1000 FOR SIXTH TIME
Tyrepower ambassador, Craig Lowndes, has broken Bathurst records by once again taking out first place in one of Australia’s biggest motor races, the...
TYREPOWER IS FLEET OF FOOT
Reacting and responding to significant change in the fleet vehicle market has seen Tyrepower more than double its share of tyre fitment in that segment...
WHATS HAPPENING IN CRAIGS WORLD - SEPTEMBER 2015
As I write I can’t quite believe that the next event is the biggest of them all … Bathurst.
What's happening in Craig's world - July 2015
If ever you needed reminding how dangerous and unpredictable our sport is, Roger Lago’s big accident in qualifying for the latest Carrera Cup round in...
What's happening in Craig's world - June 2015
Winning my 100th Championship race, which happened in Darwin mid-June, was just amazing!
What's happening in Craig's world - May 2015
As ever it’s been a busy month on and off the track, with lots of racking up frequent flyer points as I’ve been to Melbourne a couple of times, Perth...
What’s happening in Craig’s world 4
In my new role as Tyrepower’s national Ambassador, I was delighted to be invited to the 2015 Tyrepower National Conference at the Sheraton Beach Resort...
What’s happening in Craig’s world 3
Two events into the 2015 season and it’s all happening … V8 Supercars is certainly a dynamic sport and nothing stays the same for long.
CRAIG LOWNDES APPOINTED TYREPOWER NATIONAL AMBASSADOR
From left to right: Mr Joe Laws, Chairman, Tyrepower Limited; David Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, Tyrepower Limited; Craig Lowndes, V8 Super Car Legend;...
What’s happening in Craig’s world
What a fantastic way to start the new year … I am delighted to confirm here that I have joined forces with Tyrepower as a National Ambassador.
Tyrepower puts on its training wheels with TAFE Western Sydney
Independent tyre retail chain Tyrepower is working with TAFE Western Sydney to ensure that its employees give the highest levels of service to its customers....