Tire Innovations Ramping Up for Autonomous, Electric Fleets
The prospects for tire breakthroughs for autonomous and electric vehicles over the next five years remain strong, according to a report from Smithers.
Goodyear Invests in EV Company AmpUp
This marks Goodyear’s latest investment in EV mobility and infrastructure.
Bridgestone Partners with Einride on Fleet Mobility Solutions
The collaboration will allow Einride to collect new layers of safety and efficiency-related data from Bridgestone’s smart-sensing tires while enabling Bridgestone to integrate its mobility technologies into Einride’s onboard vehicle platforms.
Fisker and Bridgestone Partner on Fisker Ocean EV
The Fisker Ocean will sit on custom-developed Bridgestone Potenza Sport tires for vehicles sold in Europe and select models sold in North America.
IMR Releases Data on the Impact of EVs on Independent Shops
Three out of every 100 vehicles (3.1%) serviced at an average independent repair shop are BEVs while HEVs account for 6.2% of the vehicles serviced.
5 Ways EV Tires Differ from Regular Tires
An electric vehicle’s heavy weight and noise reduction, among other factors, differentiate it and its tires from other vehicles.
Green Tires: Paving the Road to an Eco-Friendly Tire Industry
The tire industry, in particular, is pushing to establish sustainability strategies, based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) management.
Continental Tests Tire Prototypes for E-Trucks
Continental says the current test series aims to increase efficiency even further by extending the range of operation and increasing rolling resistance.
Sailun Develops Electric Vehicle Tire
Erange EV will launch with a wide range of sizes to cover nearly 90% of electric vehicles being sold today, Sailun says.
Hankook Tire Now Supplying Audi e-tron
Hankook says the tread pattern of the Ventus S1 evo 3 has been adapted especially for electric vehicles, such as the Audi e-tron GT, to reduce tire noise by approximately three decibels.
Exec. Interview: Michelin’s Garcin on Sustainable Growth [Audio]
Sustainable mobility has become a buzzword in the automotive industry, as carmakers look toward an electric—and zero-emissions—future. But how exactly will this grand idea be achieved? Michelin North America has an idea. This year, Michelin introduced its “Michelin in Motion” plan, its “all sustainable” strategy to drive new growth in the next 10 years with
Exec. Interview: Michelin’s Garcin on Sustainable Growth
In this episode, we speak with Alexis Garcin, chairman and president of Michelin North America, to dig deeper into Michelin’s 10-year plan and what it means for North American tire dealers.