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Goodyear launches the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV


Discover the technologies behind Goodyear's latest SUV product...

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Cassioli's tire gantry technoloy


The gantry is a cartesian manipulator with three main axes (X, Y, Z) and a gripper device installed on the Z axis, a device made by three motorized expanding sectors, able to handle a single tire or a 2,050mm-high stack.

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Michelin connected tires


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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Can you name this winter test facility?


Kumho receives Renault quality award

Kumho recently became the first Korean tire manufacturer to receive Renault’s Quality award. The tire maker is a key supplier to Renault and its products equip vehicles within the Renault Captur, Nissan Rogue, Renault Samsung Motors SM5 and SM7, and Dacia Logan ranges. Kumho has also been the sole tire supplier for Renault Samsung Motors’ electric-powered SM3 ZE since its debut last October.

A Kumho representative said, “The achievement of receiving the award, which means so much coming from such an influential car manufacturing company, is largely based on the quality of the tires we have been supplying. We hope we can continue to build on the excellent relationship that now exists between Renault and ourselves.”

Meanwhile, the company is to supply high-performance tires as original equipment for the BMW 3 Series range. The ECSTA HM KH31 has been approved by the BMW Group for fitment to certain models in the 3 Series range and deliveries of this product in size 225/55 R16 are now being made to BMW’s Munich and Regensburg factories.

“Kumho’s recent uplift in sales of OE tires has been made possible by the company’s world-leading technology. We expect this achievement to significantly enhance our brand recognition in the international arena,” said Taek-Gyun Jeong, MD of OE development at Kumho Tire. “We will continue to strengthen this technological prowess and brand power in order to further increase sales of OE products to premium car manufacturers.”


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