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Hankook Motorsport season review 2017

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Engineers give an insight into the amass of tire design and development challenges thrown up during more than 320 races completed last season

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Novel sensor technologies

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The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and Silent Sensors are developing tire sensors using additive manufacturing and novel materials. As part of this, Silent Sensors will make IoT components using a roll-to-roll process pioneered by CPI, which can be incorporated into tires

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With the advent of hybrid and electric vehicles, will traditional tires be succeeded by tall, narrower designs?

Michelin expands in Scotland

At a cost of US$21.5m (£16.5m), the French OEM plans to develop its production facility in Dundee with additional premises and new building equipment.

In addition, a revolutionary manufacturing technique could provide environmental benefits, with new technology that has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions by 7,140 tonnes per year.

The Scottish Enterprise is supporting the project with a US$5.9 (£4.5m) Environmental Protection Grant while Michelin will invest US$15.5m (£12m) in the site, supporting the increasing demand for larger tires.


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