Five tire manufacturers establish and share the standard for Rfid chip tire casing identification: a "number" makes the entire life of the tire traceable and interacts with in-vehicle systems and auto equipment
At the headquarters in Milan, specialized engineers design and test new compounds and tread patterns for the future
The application of increasingly sophisticated technologies in the automotive world is also pushing independent garages to upgrade their maintenance equipment.
The space between the wheel and the tire casing is shaped like a tube, and the air within it can resonate and produce annoying sounds while travelling. This phenomenon is most noticeable in quiet electric vehicles, but the industry has developed several countermeasures
Quick development, less raw material consumption, and useful information about tire behaviour as they age: Digital Twins enable all this and much more
Retreadable and reusable, fully recyclable, even as a component of high value-added products: the tire is a crucial part of the circular economy. This was discussed during the recent Autopromotec, where green economy projects and careers were also awarded
Research institute Gfk analyses monthly sell-out data from a large panel of specialized tire dealers, highlighting in real time several trends running through the market. 2022 gets off to a good start despite consumer uncertainties
Ukrainian war crisis and the next radical environmentalist turn
Catenaccio: By raising the Impreza's platform, Subaru came up with the XV, more SUV than crossover thanks to 4wd, greater ground clearance and off-road ability. And following the 2021 restyling also a new e-Boxer hybrid powertrain.
Over the past two years, we have often paused to appreciate the fact that the tire supply chain has managed to withstand the impact of the Covid “tidal wave”, thanks mainly to two specific reasons