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Welcome to Evtires.com. We bring you the latest information and purchase options for electric vehicle tires. Keeping up with the fast paced evolution in EV tire technology is a critical factor in our mission to bring you information on the best currently available EV tires on the market.
We collate the most recent information, reviews, test results, manufacturers specs, our own experts opinions, and more to bring you our top pics in tires for your Electric Vehicle. We also take into account consumers differing driving demands, desire for maximum range between each charge and performance preferences. We will help you zero in on the right tires for your zero emissions vehicle.
Electric Vehicles have been around since the late 1800's. A resurgence of interest and technological breakthroughs began in the early 2000's and in 2008 we saw a turning point in the evolution and most importantly the adoption of Electric Vehicles. We are excited to bring our 20 years of research, education and development to fruition at this pivotal point in the EV revolution. We have been following the development of EV specific tires for over a decade and doing the research to find which currently available tires are best suited for electric vehicles.
Founder Robert McDowell, a former 3rd generation Oil Industry (Exxon...yes...Exxon) employee, was also founder of a non-profit that supported children of fallen US troops. The organization sent Christmas Gift Cards to the children and sent many of the kids on 'Christmas in July' Disney Cruises.
Working with families of the fallen and a desire to help wean the US off of Middle East oil is what fueled McDowell to launch EVtires.com as well as other EV related companies. The fewer barrels of oil we import from over there the more our military men and women can spend time with their families at home.
McDowell also co-produced a CD featuring children of fallen troops and he and the CD were featured on The NBC Today Show. The CD made #8 on billboard charts. McDowell has met with the POTUS (GWB), two Secretaries of Defense, numerous Hollywood Celebs (ie. Will Smith, Gary Sinese) and Sports Stars (ie. Tom Brady, Larry Izzo) in support of the children.
Co owner Brandon McDowell is a professional Motorsports Driver having competed in Formula Drift, the world's premier professional Drifting series. Brandon competed with drivers from all around the globe in the PROspec division. The USA, Japan, Ireland, individual countries across Europe and others are represented in Formula Drift. In addition to competing in Formula Drift McDowell has spent eight years as a Spotter/Tactician (including tire selection) for professional drift teams in the Formula Drift Series including Dean Kearney and two time formula drift champion, Ireland’s James Dean. Brandon also competes in regional pro/am drift series, and shows off his driving skills in exhibition events across the USA.
Complete thorough knowledge of everything tires is essential to the success of a competitive drift driver. Selecting the right tires for both front and rear are critical to their success. Drift professionals can go through over a dozen sets of tires in a weekend event. As a competitive drifter with over 12 years in Drifting, McDowell has run through thousands of tires. Through extensive research and years of experience Brandon has become an expert in everything tires and his expertise is invaluable in our quest to find the best tire for your electric vehicle.
(Children of fallen troops are an integral part of this company. A portion of EVtires.com profits will go to support children of fallen troops. The Gary Sinese Foundation has a program that mirrors one of the programs offered by Mr. McDowells former foundation. https://www.garysinisefoundation.org/snowball-express/ )
It’s not always the case that the tires that came with your EV are the best for your driving habits. You may want to buy the tire that gives you the best performance and gets you the most fun out of your EV.