There are several types of winter tires, so we wanted to take some time to talk about winter tires with our readers. This is the time of year when lots of people in British Columbia are putting on winter tires.
With winter creeping up on us, it may be time to start getting your vehicle ready for winter. Here are some helpful tips you can use to get ready and maximize your peace of mind for when the temperatures start to drop.
With your hybrid car, you can start to notice that the vehicle doesn’t operate as effectively in its electric mode as it does in normal weather. This is because the engine has to operate more frequently to generate heat to warm the interior.
The answer to the question in the title is “maybe”. Whether or not you need chains if you have winter tires depends on where you’re driving. Some routes require you to have chains in the winter, but many places do not allow you to use chains.