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Inside Arctic Falls' Indoor Flex facility

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Raw footage taken in the new test hall at the Swedish proving ground, scheduled to open later this month

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Michelin launches recycling campaign

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The French tire maker has unveiled its ambitious future recycling strategy to ensure that by 2048, all of its tires are manufactured using 80% sustainable materials, and 100% of all end-of-life tires are recycled.

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A glimpse at Nokian's new test facility

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A rendering of the tire maker's new technology center in Spain shows what the facility will look like when it is complete in 2019. Find out more in the March 2018 issue (p60) of TTI

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In what year did Bridgestone officially launch its first run-flat tire?

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Yokohama to launch its most silent tire ever on the Asian market

Yokohama is to make its Advan dB V552 available in Asian markets in November. The tire will initially be available in a total of 24 sizes, ranging from 265/35 R18 97W XL to 155/65 R14 75H, with further sizes added in future.

The Advan dB V552 is said to be extremely silent thanks to a meticulous redesign that included a review of all design elements – including pattern, profile shape, internal structure, type of parts, size of parts, and surface contact configuration.

In addition, the tire’s wet grip performance and fuel efficiency have been greatly improved thanks to application of a newly developed compound that improves the dispersibility of the silica.

October 11, 2017

Written by Rachel Evans


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