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GM and Michelin to introduce airless tires to passenger vehicles by 2024 (Video)

June 15, 2019

Your car is still using pneumatic tires and that’s great. They absorb impact, they are relatively quiet and…
Polymers pave way for wider use of recycled tires in asphalt

February 21, 2019

Each year, about 27 million tires end up in landfills, dumps and stockpiles, where they pose health and…
Sustainable rubber and plastics become a reality

July 2, 2017

Tire companies have long sought an efficient way to make isoprene—the main building block of natural rubber—from sugars…
Four unsung heroes on your car – how far did tire technology come?

May 10, 2017

Back when cars were invented, tires were incredibly simple. In fact, many vehicles did not have inflatable tires…
Spherical Concept Tire With AI

March 29, 2017

Last year Goodyear unveiled a spherical tire concept known as the Eagle 360, that is linked to the car…
Turning food waste into tires

March 7, 2017

Tomorrow’s tires could come from the farm as much as the factory. Researchers at The Ohio State University…
Toward tires that repair themselves

September 24, 2015

A cut or torn tire usually means one thing — you have to buy a new one. But…
New nanogenerators collect friction energy from rolling tires

July 1, 2015

Team of engineers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a collaborator from China have developed a new nanogenerator that…
New nanogenerator harvests power from rolling tires

June 30, 2015

A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and a collaborator from China have developed a nanogenerator that harvests…
Virtual vehicle testing – modeling tires realistically

March 10, 2015

Manufacturers conduct virtual tests on vehicle designs long before the first car rolls off the assembly line. Simulation…
Old tires become material for new and improved roads

April 24, 2014

Americans generate nearly 300 million scrap tires every year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Historically, these…
New Tire Technology Pumps Up Fuel Savings

December 12, 2012

Imagine never having to think about under-inflated tires on your vehicle: No more hunting for a tire pressure…
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