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Michelin connected tires

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The OEM has introduced a connected tire in motorsport, which enables drivers to monitor and control tire temperature and pressure in real time.

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Proving ground expansion

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Millbrook is expanding its Test World facility in Finland...

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A day in the life of...

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This short clip provides a glimpse into what's it like to be a Goodyear test driver

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Can you name this young Scottish visionary engineer who invented the pneumatic tire, decades before John Boyd Dunlop made a commercial success of it?

In this Issue - November 2017

The November 2017 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

 

FUTURE TIRE TECHNOLOGY: TTI speaks to tire manufacturers and specialists about the myriad challenges that lie ahead as the industry prepares for the introduction of a new generation of connected and autonomous vehicles

 

 

PROF. ERIC AMIS: Polymer research at the University of Akron could lead to a new generation of smart materials that take the inspiration for their adaptive behavior from natural phenomena

 

TIRE TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2018: Tire Technology Expo returns for a third visit to the city of Hannover, Germany, on February
20-22, 2018.

 

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In this Issue - Annual Showcase 2017

The Tire Technology International 2017 Annual Review is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

 

TIRE PERFORMANCE EXTENSION : Technologies from SRI to predict predict and extend tire performance throughout the total life of a tire

 

TIRE-PAVEMENT INTERACTION : A coupled thermomechanical simulation of the tire-pavement system that considers inelastic and temperature-dependent material properties

 

GUAYULE RESIN FOR TIRES : Cooper Tire's study of guayule resin: compositional analyses, effect on guayule vulcanizates and its modification into tire chemicals

 

In this Issue - March 2009

The March 2009 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

 

COVER STORY: Greener factories - Max Glaskin investigates the environmental and financial benefits of cleaning up your act

REGULARS

News round-up: the 2009 Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence, Pirelli’s China Tire Campus, third-generation runflats, a Tire Technology Expo news special, and more…


COLUMNS


Williams: Tread legislation

Walter: Zinc about it

University focus: Illinois, USA - Research at the Illinois Center for Transportation has found that for trucks, one tire really is better than two

Tire legends: Bill Milliken - Also a dynamics legend, Milliken has had a smashing time playing with automobiles and aircraft

Production update: Global news, including Bridgestone’s synthetic rubber plant, Rhodia’s new R&D center, and Wacker and Dow’s joint venture

Bulletin board:
Products and services for the tire industry

Tire tail: David Smith, managing director of Continental Tyre Group UK, shares his views and passions



FEATURES


Tire Technology Awards: Read about the reactions of the proudest people in the tire industry, the award winners

Legislation: Roger Williams embraces the possibilities that future legislation might bring to the tire industry

Interview: Apollo Tyres’ new chief of research and technology, Peter Becker, is looking forward to a strong future

Conference insight: The Tire Technology Expo Conference was full of insight and technology: we selected four of the many highlights

Advertising: Want to see how tire technology has been perceived through the decades? Look at the advertising

Pirelli Cyber Tyre: Michael Scarlett investigates Pirelli’s Cyber Tyre, which boasts ‘memory’ to aid vehicle safety



SUPPLIER INTERVIEW: Dow Corning - Big things are happening in the world of silane and silicone according to Dow Corning’s Thierry Materne

 

 

From the March Issue

COVER STORY: Greener factories

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Historic advertising

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Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence 2009

Awards

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