Military vehicle equipped with Polaris Non-Pneumatic Tire

America’s Polaris Promises Airless Tire By Next Year

Airless tires, or non-pneumatic tires as they’re known in the industry, have been around for several years now. In fact, Michelin first showed off its ‘Tweel’ airless tire back in 2005 and Bridgestone rolled out (excuse the pun) its own version of the technology just over a year... read more

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Flat tire, by flickr user Tiger Girl

Can A New Process Make Flat Tires A Thing Of The Past?

Over the years, experience has taught us one thing time and time again: when something sounds too good to be true, chances are good that it won’t deliver as promised... read more August 16, 2012 by

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German Scientists Working On 'Adaptive Tires'

Consider this: every tire on the market today is a compromise. Do you want the ultimate in adhesion, for cornering in warm and dry conditions? Done, but don’t try to... read more April 26, 2012 by

Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire fitted to the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

A Close Look At The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta’s Michelin Tires

It doesn’t matter how much power you have under the hood, if you can’t get it to the ground sufficiently you won’t be going anywhere fast. Tires are one of... read more March 20, 2012 by

Chris Harris demonstrates opposite lock.

Chris Harris Drives The Mercedes C63 AMG On Space Saver Tires

Tires are often one of the most neglected components on a vehicle, since they tend to be trouble-free until they suddenly aren’t. In fact, most drivers ignore their... read more January 12, 2012 by

Lexus CT 200h driving on ice

Yokohama Demonstrates Importance Of Winter Tires Using Lexus CT 200h: Video

With the winter months now upon us in the northern hemisphere it’s now more important than ever for readers experiencing sub-zero temperatures to ensure their vehicles... read more December 12, 2011 by

Bridgestone Airless Tire Technology

Bridgestone Shows Off Puncture-Proof Airless Tire Concept

Forget about limited mileage run-flat tires; Japanese tire giant Bridgestone has unveiled a new non-pneumatic tire concept that’s completely puncture-proof. The key is... read more December 9, 2011 by

Bridgestone Airless Tire Technology

Bridgestone Airless Tire: Puncture-Proof Tech On The Way

Although it'd be unfair to say that tires are one of the more old-fashioned aspects of your modern car - since tire manufacturers spend millions constantly developing them -... read more December 6, 2011 by

Bentley cold climate accessories range

Bentley Launches Cold Climate Accessories Just In Time For Winter

Last winter Bentley set a world land speed record for driving on ice with its Continental Supersports managing to reach a top speed of 205.48 mph on the hazardous frozen... read more November 28, 2011 by

ProContour tire tread scanner

Tire Tread Scanners The Next Wave Of Traffic Enforcement Tech?

Officials in the UK are currently investigating the benefits of new tire tread scanners built into the road and designed to detect illegal tread depths as vehicles pass over... read more September 30, 2011 by

Monster Fiesta Rally Car

Ford Donates Fiesta Movement Cars To Rally School Program

 Before being available to purchase, Ford loaned out 100 Fiestas for the public to try out and talk about on social media. Now the Fiesta can be ordered from your local Ford... read more July 19, 2010 by

Pirelli P-Zero Super Trofeo tire

Pirelli, Schrader Team Up For Computerized 'Cyber Tire'

The idea of an intelligent tire that can read its own tread depth, temperature, contact patch shape, and more has been in the works for over a year now at Pirelli, but having... read more May 3, 2010 by

Continental ContiSportContact 5P tires

Continental Launches New ContiSportContact 5P Performance Tire

The ContiSportContact 5P is the latest generation high-performance tire from Continental and has been designed for optimal performance in both dry and wet conditions. To... read more April 6, 2010 by

Michelin Pilot Sport 3

Michelin Pilot Sport 3 Tires Coming To A Supercar Near You

Michelin has launched the new Pilot Sport 3 to replace part of its Pilot Exalto and Pilot Sport 2 ranges, the latter being the tire of choice for the Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1... read more February 15, 2010 by

The entire F1 grid rides on Bridgestone tires

Bridgestone scraps 'tire gap' policy for remainder of 2009 F1 season

Bridgestone has scrapped its policy of leaving a gap between the two types of tire compounds supplied to formula one teams in 2009. At the remaining rounds of the season... read more July 2, 2009 by

Pirelli Cyber Tire

Pirelli joins forces with Magneti Marelli and Brembo on new "Cyber Tire"

Three famous Italian automotive firms have joined forces to bring a new “Cyber Tire” to the market. While tire pressure monitoring systems have become commonplace... read more January 30, 2009 by


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