Outline of tires

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to tires:

Tire (North American) or tyre (British) ring-shaped covering that fits around a wheel rim to protect it and enable better vehicle performance by providing a flexible cushion that absorbs shock while keeping the wheel in close contact with the ground.

Tire Industry History

Firestone and Ford tire controversy

Charles Goodyear Medal

Types

By construction

By tread

By material

By appearance

Vehicle specific

Use specific

Components

Attributes

Behaviors

Maintenance

Inflation

Tools

Life cycle

Failure

Organizations

Standards

Technical

Identification

  • UTQG Uniform Tire Quality Grading

See also

References


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