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Tire World is proud to offer General tires to Maysville, KY, Vanceburg, KY, and Flemingsburg, KY at some of the lowest prices around. Tire World helps customers find the right General tires for their car or truck at the right price that fits their budget. Give us a call at (606) 759-5302 today and we will work with you to find the right General tires for your car. Or you can contact us online. Remember Tire World is the number one General tire dealer in Maysville, Kentucky and also offers great deals providing Maysville, KY auto repair services. Not sure which tire is right for your car then use our online tire catalog.

Founded in 1915 by William O'Neil and his partner, Winfred Fouse, General Tire and Rubber Company was an outgrowth of Western Tire & Rubber Company. At the time, General Tire entered a market with over 300 competitors, but was determined to get a market share of replacement tire sales. The first tire that General Tire mass-produced was the General Jumbo, a pneumatic truck tire that was first in its class of tire. In the mid-1920's, General invented the General Balloon Jumbos, the first tire to only need 12 pounds of air pressure revolutionizing all tire manufacturing concepts. By 1955, General finally entered the passenger car replacement tire market. General Tire and Rubber Company changed their name in 1984 to GenCorp, Inc, before getting purchased by Continental AG of Hannover, Germany in 1987. Presently, General Tire is wholly owned subsidiary of Continental Tire North America, Inc and leads the pack in development, production, and marketing of quality tires for automobile applications.

General Tire's most popular tire is the Altimax HP. This tire is a high-performance tire that uses advanced technology to give the tire exceptional tread life, low noise, and excellent ride comfort. Visual Alignment Indicators (VAI), Acoustic Modulation Sound Technology (AMST), a Twin Cushion Silica Tread Compound, and Reactive Contour Technology, are technologies used to ensure a quality product. Visual Alignment Indicators (VAI) is a user-friendly application that allows the driver to know when the tread has reached its minimum before needing replacement, with a unique stamp that turns from "Replacement Tire Monitor" to "Replace Tire". Acoustic Modulation Sound Technology (AMST) is a technology that reduces tire noise on roads. A Twin Cushion Tread Compound gives extra support to the tire, allowing for a smooth ride. To add traction, Reactive Contour Technology was used, giving the tires the ability to react to the road surface, giving the driver more control of the car.

The Perfect complement to the high performance vehicle is the General Grabber UHP. This Performance tire ensures confident cornering and stability using high-tech components. Some features of the Grabber UHP are: V-shaped tread pattern with grooves from center of the tire too the shoulders, a flat belt contour, with shallow slots and an increased depth pattern in the shoulder area, and an advanced sound technology with increased noise reduction from varying groove angles.

A light truck option for on and off-road, All-terrain that General Tire manufactures is the Grabber AT². The Graber has a unique self-cleaning tread pattern that gives the tire extremely good traction capabilities. The Grabber AT² has five rows of tread with multiple traction edges, that gives the tire unmatched off-road traction. The extra-deep, highly engineered Acoustic Tread Pattern increases tread life and gives the tire a quiet sound on road and highway driving even with all the traction tread.

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Tire World opened our first location more 25 years ago, and we’ve been providing our customers with the highest quality auto repairs ever since. Customers in and around the Maysville, KY agree, Tire World is the place to go when you need tires or car repairs. We’ve expanded to 3 locations, so there’s sure to be one near you. Over the years, our truck and farm service have become some of our more popular offerings. If you’ve noticed your car acting funny, or doing some unusual things, but you’re not sure what the problem is, use our online diagnostic center to find out. Just tell us your vehicle’s year, make, and model, and answer some basic questions, and we’ll help make a diagnosis. Schedule your service appointment with us when you have your information. When you choose service from Tire World, you’ll know why customers have chosen us again and again since 1987.