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A Worn-Out Tire that Acts like a New One
Last month, Michelin took the first step in trying to revolutionize the tire industry.
Hands up if you really care about tires. Anyone, anyone? Truth is only those with petrol coursing through their veins really seem to care deeply about what tires they put on their car, even though more people should.
Introducing the Transforming Tire
Tires wear out. It’s a fact of life. And as tires wear, their effectiveness diminishes.
Canadian Company Introduces Innovative New Concept
Winter-tire technology is advancing at a rapid rate. Today’s winter rubber is so superior to snow tires of yesteryear that the two can’t even be compared. This is great news for those who live in regions with nasty winter weather as more and more passenger vehicles are rolling off of showroom floors with summer tires or low rolling-resistance tires, neither of which are well suited to handle the white stuff.
Can value tires be good tires?
We’ve attended a lot of tire events over the years. It’s always the same old thing when a manufacturer wants to show off the latest and greatest rubber. Three things are guaranteed at an event like this. First, there is a presentation highlighting the advanced design and technology of the new tire. Second, there will be supervised track time. And finally, a known inferior (and usually out of date) competitor’s tire is brought along to highlight how great this new tire is.
Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season
Tire engineering is like rocket science. Ok, it might not be quite that complex, but its close. The technology used to create a modern, class leading tire is incredible. Aspects of a tires design, like sidewall chaffing caused near the tire bead, are things most consumers will never think about while flying down the freeway at 75 mph. The amount of engineering and technology put into a tires development is staggering.