11 Surprising Winter Tire Facts
It’s getting cold out there! Here are some cool facts about winter tires:
1) Winter Tires were first invented by John Boyd Dunlop for bicycles in 1888. Years later, Suomen Gummitehdas Osakeyhtiö created the modern winter tire for automobiles at Nokian Tyres in 1934.
2) 200,000,000 units of winter tires are expected to be sold in 2019
3) China is one of the biggest buyers of winter tires, using 40,000,000 units just in their country.
4) Even though chains are uncommon, they can improve stopping distance by 100 percent