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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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Goodyear launches the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV

Discover the technologies behind Goodyear's latest SUV product, which is said to provide greater grip in the wet than the predecessor. More on the development of the tire in the June issue on TTI.

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18 May 2018

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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02 May 2018

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. The basis of the system is a sensor embedded in the tire, coupled with a mobile phone app that provides information and guidance.

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17 April 2018

Proving ground expansion

Millbrook is expanding its Test World facility in Finland by doubling the length of the existing natural snow and ice platforms, and introducing asphalt tracks for wet and dry braking and aquaplaning – all under one roof.

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12 April 2018

​A day in the life of...

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

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05 April 2018

​Goodyear Oxygene concept

This radical concept tire has a unique structure that features living moss growing within the sidewall.

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27 March 2018

​Goodyear intelligent tire prototype

At the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Goodyear demonstrated its intelligent tire prototype – a complete tire information system including a sensor and cloud-based algorithms

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22 March 2018

​Trinseo ramps up production

The supplier recently inaugurated its state-of-the-art S-SBR pilot plant in Sckopau, Germany and increased capacity there by 50kt

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13 March 2018

​Metal additive manufacturing

The process developed by Michelin has enabled production of winter tire molds for tread patterns with up to 3,000 sipes and over 2,000 siping designs.

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05 March 2018

​Retread plant tour

This video produced by the Tire Retread and Repair Bureau highlights the benefits of retreading, taking viewers on a tour of a retread factory to learn more about the process, which brings new life to old tires.

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28 February 2018

​Inside Nexen's Changnyeong plant

Visit the highly automated facility in South Korea, outfitted with the most advanced production technologies and systems. All equipment for example, is configured in a straight line to streamline processes, while RFID and barcoding enable more precise distribution

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15 February 2018

​Nokian tire testing

Indoor analysis underway at the Nokia R&D facility​

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09 February 2018

​Inside Nokian's Nokia factory

In 2016, capacity utilization at the facility increased year-on-year and production output increased by 5%.

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24 January 2018

Hankook Motorsport season review 2017

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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16 January 2018

Novel sensor technologies

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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10 January 2018

Cooper advocates a career in manufacturing

As part of National Manufacturing Day in October, Cooper Tire held a series of events to promote careers in the industry

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13 December 2017

Europa Systems debuts new tire handling tech

The unit features a special double centering device that positions two tires at the same time in the correct place to be picked up by a robot

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29 November 2017

Careers at Continental

Experts in the IT department at Conti share their favorite aspects of their job roles

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21 November 2017

Davanti Tyres visits Test World in Finland

Ray Collier, principle test engineer at Tread, explains more behind the development of Davanti's Wintoura rubber

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14 November 2017

Sick's Tire Lector Array

Mounted above or below a conveyor in the factory, powerful tire analytics software provides a detailed insight into how to maintain optimum system performance and creates detailed reports for data archiving.

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07 November 2017

Giti Tire establishes first US factory

The Chinese OEM opens its new facility in Richburg, South Carolina, where several million tires will be manufactured a year, WCNC reports.

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31 October 2017

A day in the life of an F1 tire

Tom Briggs, McLaren support crew team leader, talks TTI through the preparation process for a race weekend

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24 October 2017

Careers in the tire industry

Michelin US invites members of the public to consider a career at the company, with opportunities in R&D, IT, product design, engineering, manufacturing and business management

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18 October 2017

Cooper Tire completes guayule grant

Following the project's huge success, economic scale and efficiencies will be necessary in the growth of guayule for it to be competitive with hevea in the market

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10 October 2017

Tire abrasion and wear tester

Kokusai’s latest machine, available in both a passenger/light truck version as well as a truck and bus version, uses mechanical torque-in-loop powertrain conversion to substantially reduce power consumption while speeding up reaction time

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04 October 2017

Trailor tire case study

Goodyear has developed a bespoke version of its Regional RHS II tire for car transporter company ECM. The product features an increased load/speed rating, and a special tread compound designed to ensure cool running capability​

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28 September 2017

Conti's tuning department celebrates 25th anniversary

Learn how Conti engineers develop and refine tires for a range of vehicle conversion partners

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19 September 2017

Cutting-edge retreading technology

Watch Marangoni's RingBuilder Saturn system in action. The new machine adopts the company's cold retreading technology, Ringtread, which utilizes splice-less precured tread rings

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14 September 2017

Birla Carbon launches campaign

The new initiative launched by the supplier aims to outline how carbon black can help society to become more efficient in its use of resources, facilitating consumption and production

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4 September 2017

USTMA promotes R&D and innovation

Members of the US Tire Manufacturers Association discuss some of the most important aspects of their roles as tire development experts

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30 August 2017

Historical footage from Marangoni

The Italian supplier looks back on its beginnings as a developer of tire production and retreading machinery.

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16 August 2017

A factory tour

Visit Continental's factory in Otrokovice where more than 21 million passenger and light freight tires are produced a year

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10 August 2017

An inside look

This footage shows production underway at a Triangle Tire plant.

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3 August 2017

Fully automated handling and storage

Cassioli presents its latest solution, TireMove, enabling manufacturers to further automatize their factories

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26 July 2017

Development and testing at Bridgestone

The tire maker gives an insight into applied development at the company.

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18 July 2017

Bridgestone Hokkaido proving ground

Take a visit to the OEM's winter test facility in Japan where tires are evaluated in sub-zero temperatures on snow and ice.

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12 July 2017

New manufacturing system

Falken explains its advanced NEO-T01 manufacturing technology, which provides extremely high precision in next-generation tire building

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04 July 2017

Michelin expands in Scotland

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

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29 June 2017

Michelin Vision concept

This forward-looking concept is made from bio-sourced, biodegradable materials, using 3D printing.

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23 June 2017

Advanced driving simulator

The new VDS developed by McLaren Applied Technologies and MTS Systems Corporation can accommodate mechanical HIL technology, which offers the potential for real-time integration of difficult-to-model hardware – such as tires – directly into simulations

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14 June 2017

The Jaguar XJ220 legend lives on

Experts at Bridgestone and Don Law reveal more on the development regime behind the new bespoke XJ220 rubber

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07 June 2017

Inside Cordiant's Yaroslavl factory

This state-of-the-art truck tire production plant in Russia is equipped with the latest Cimcorp Dream Factory solution.

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30 May 2017

Apollo Hungary factory

We take a trip to the tire maker's state-of-the-art new factory in Hungary.

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23 May 2017

LMP2 tire development

Vincent van Goor, a senior engineer at Dunlop, explains how new European Le Mans regulations have impacted on the development of this season's race tires

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17 May 2017

Dunlop evaluates RFID

As one of the first tire makers to introduce RFID in motorsport, Dunlop tests its latest system designed for the British Touring Cars.

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8 May 2017

Nokian White Hell facility

A snapshot of the OEM's famous snow-covered proving ground in Ivalo, Finland

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28 April 2017

Intelligent tire technology

The Centre for Process Innovation in the UK has teamed up with Bath University and Silent Sensors to develop piezoelectric energy harvesting for TPMS

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24 April 2017

Starco factory

Take a tour of the Sri Lanka facility where the Danish OEM manufactures 55,000 solid tires a year on four production lines.

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20 April 2017

Sentury Tire North America

The Chinese tire maker is investing US$530m in the production of a car and light truck tire manufacturing facility in Troup County, which will create 1,000 jobs.

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28 March 2017

Davanti Wintoura testing

The Chinese OEM took its new range of winter tires to the far north of Finland to test them to the limit.

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20 March 2017

Goodyear IntelliGrip Urban

The intelligent tire concept, unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, incorporates state-of-the-art technologies including artificial intelligence and V2X connectivity.

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14 March 2017

Transfer from track to road

During the development of its new high-performance rubber, the ExtremeContact Sport, Continental asked five experienced racing drivers to provide feedback based their experiences in motorsport.

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9 March 2017

A day in the life of an intern

Students undertaking internships at Michelin North America share their highlights and key learnings so far.

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28 February 2017

Landsail launches its LS588

Technologies behind the new ultra high-performance rubber.

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7 February 2017

Unique development partnership

Bridgestone is working with Don Law, which specializes in XJ220s, Group C cars and historic Jaguars, to develop new-generation tires for the XJ220

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18 January 2017

Advanced agricultural tire

Michelin's new rubber changes shape depending whether it's on the road or the field, in order to increase the contact patch.

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10 January 2017

Careers at Continental

This new series of videos from Continental Tyres gives an insight into the range of trainee programs offered by the company.

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4 January 2017

Reliable tire testing

Kistler's measurement systems, ranging from multi-component measuring hubs on the test stand to RoaDyn wheel force sensors, can help OEMs to meet the stringent demands of tire testing.

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13 December 2016

Otrokovice plant

Take a look round the new production hall in Continental's Otrokovice, Czech Republic plant, the tire maker's largest factory in the world.

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30 November 2016

Hankook Technodome

TTI takes a trip to the new ultra-modern R&D center in Korea.

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22 November 2016

Conti R&D

This historical footage from Continental gives an insight into early puncture testing.

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16 November 2016

Tire production in 1966

Historic photographs of the former Cordiant tire plant in Volzhsky, Russia, which is now owned by Titan Tire. The first tires rolled off the production line in 1964.

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6 October 2016

Faster pass-by noise testing

Jeroen Lanslots, an expert in acoustics analysis at Siemens PLM Software, explains how engineers can maximize their test productivity using the new features in the Siemens pass-by noise solution, which combines LMS Test.Lab software and LMS SCADAS hardware.

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27 September 2016

Real-time tire model updates

Version 5 of TESIS DYNAware's TMeasy tire model now provides enhancements for low speed and dynamics force testing.

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21 September 2016

Historic Continental footage

Enjoy this historic footage, which gives an insight into tire production at Continental in the 1920s.

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16 September 2016

High capacity transport tests

Nokian recently conducted a series of tests in Ivalo, Finland to gather performance data and better understand the demanding usage conditions of high capacity transportation.

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7 September 2016

Conti TerrainContact A/T

The company's latest all-terrain rubber for CUV, SUV and light trucks took three years to develop. Engineers analyzed over 1,500 tires and covered around 2,000,000 miles in test runs.

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16 August 2016

General Tire Grabber X3

This new mud terrain tire is the result of a three-year development program, in which 16 tread patterns were analyzed and over 2,000,000 test miles were covered.

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11 August 2016

Aeolus Tyres tests at MIRA

Experts conduct wet tire evaluation in a series of tests at the UK proving ground.

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29 July 2016

Intelligent tire management

With its enhanced connectivity and integrated design, Michelin's Evolution3 advanced data sensing and transmission system for mining operators, can send alerts and real-time analysis reports on tire temperature and pressure via email or SMS

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27 July 2016

Membat tire testing

An insight into how the Spanish tire maker develops its products with the help of TÜV SÜD.

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19 July 2016

Unique concept tires

These concept tires can move in all directions to help drivers park their vehicles. They are shown in action here on a Toyota Echo.

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11 July 2016

Nexen's tire test facility

Take a tour of the vehicle dynamics testing center in Korea, located in close proximity to the company's Yangsan R&D facility and the Changnyeong factory.

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4 July 2016

TÜV Rheinland Indonesia

The official opening of Indonesia's first independent tire testing laboratory located in Taman Tekno BSD, South Tangerang

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28 June 2016

Nexen's Changnyeong factory

Take a look inside the fully automated factory in Korea where the company has plans to add three new production lines for an output capacity of 21,000 tires by 2018.

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21 June 2016

Advanced tire retreading technology

Marangoni's state-of-the-art new Ringbuilder 3000, which features a high level of automation, can produce at least 200 Ringtread tires in an eight-hour shift

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14 June 2016

BFGoodrich develops tires for Ford

These bespoke All Terrain T/A KO2 tires were developed in parallel with the truck’s chassis. Ford and BFGoodrich engineers tested more than 12 variations and conducted hundreds of hours of simulations.

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7 June 2016

Yokohama uses Exa simulation software

This video shows how Yokohama used Exa Corporation's PowerFLOW simulation software package to develop more efficient, aerodynamic tires

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1 June 2016

Inside Hankook's facilities

Take a tour of Hankook's extensive facilities in Korea including its two production plants and its R&D center and proving ground

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19 May 2016

From lawn to lab

Gain a deeper insight into the development and production of Continental's Russian dandelion natural rubber tires

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03 May 2016

CEAT Bhandup reinvents itself

Take a tour of the newly developed two-wheel tire manufacturing area within CEAT's Bhandup plant in India. After seeing a decrease in the bias truck tire market, which had hit capacity utilization, the company decided to build this new area to improve its profitability

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Cutting-edge tire mold machining

GF Machining Solutions presents its high-speed, high-dynamics solutions for tire mold machining, available in ureol and aluminum. Solutions combine milling and die-sinking EDM for steel molds, and laser texturing systems, which boost brands’ visibility on molds for tire sidewalls by around 50%

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Real-world tire testing in Canada

In this series of videos, Kal Tire's most popular passenger and light truck tires were put through their paces on tough Canadian road conditions. The testing was carried out by a third party independent tire testing group and the line-up included three-season, all-weather and winter tires

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Conti's Korbach facility

Take a tour of Continental's production plant in Germany where a construction for a new High Performance Technology Center is to begin in July 2016

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New tire uniformity machine

This 3D animation shows how Inmess's state-of-the-art tire uniformity machine for complete tire and wheel assemblies calculates the radial and lateral force variations of the rotating wheel, its ply steer and conicity as well as the radial and lateral run-out

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Goodyear concept for autonomous vehicles

At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show Goodyear revealed a unique spherical concept tire for autonomous vehicles. Its design is said to provide excellent maneuverability in challenging traffic scenarios, high levels of connectivity and biomimicry

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Applus IDIADA China proving ground

This new facility is due to open in June 2016 and will be fully operational in 2018. It features 16 tracks including wet tracks, a skid pad and areas for handling and braking tests, as well as workshops for passenger cars and commercial vehicles

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A test driver at work

Onboard with one of Nokian's test drivers around the handling track at the company's Ivalo test center in Finland. Over 20,000 tires are tested at the facility spanning over 700 hectares, each winter

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R&D at Conti

A further snapshot into the company's extensive tire testing and R&D facilities

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Michigan Tech Keweenaw Research Center

Take a tour of Michigan Technology University's Keweenaw Research Center and learn about Michelin's winter test facility orientation

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Free tire recycling service

A new online tire recycling business for end-of-life tires has been launched in India. Tyrelessly will collect the tires for free and dispose of them using pyrolysis

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Winter tire testing

Learn more about Continental's winter tire test procedures from test driver Angelo, at the company's Arvidsjaur proving ground in northern Sweden

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Expansion at Qingdao Sentury Tire

Sentury is implementing a three-stage plan to greatly increase production of its PCR and aircraft tires out of its Qingdao factory in China and its Thailand factory. This video provides a glimpse into the company's factories where Cimcorp automation systems are installed

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Davanti development and production

This video summarizes 10 days of Davanti product development and testing at IDIADA proving ground in November 2015.

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Global tire evaluation at Conti

Get to know more about how Continental tests and evaluates tires as part of its R&D

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Goodyear careers

The tire maker asks its employees what they most enjoy about their jobs and what their proudest achievements are

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Lean-driven innovation

Norbert Majerus, author of Lean-Driven Innovation: Powering Product Development at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, speaks of the principles behind his book and Goodyear's implementation of lean R&D practices

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Conti AIBA

Take a look inside Continental's AIBA facility at the Contidrom in Germany

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Tire testing at Kal Tire

Canadian distributor Kal Tire will provide impartial test results to its customers in order to help their decisions in buying

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Cooper STT Pro Australia testing

This new off-road tire was put through its paces by Cooper engineers on more than 1,000,000km of test miles conducted on Australia’s harshest terrains

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Mitas demonstrates PneuTrac

Watch the new Mitas PneuTrac technology in action in a number of challenging scenarios

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Pirelli’s asphalt RK tires return in Corsica

After an absence of seven years, a legendary event returns to the World Rally Championship: the Tour de Corse, renowned for its constantly changing asphalt surfaces and equally variable weather. Pirelli details how its latest evolution of the RK tyre is particularly well suited to the varied demands of Corsica, in both wet and dry conditions.

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Trelleborg fits MF 5610 Antarctica2

This special edition tractor will be equipped with Trelleborg tires. The vehicle was launched by Massey Ferguson to celebrate one of its tractors reaching the South Pole in December 2014

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Natural rubber from dandelion roots

Continental reveals further details of its Russian dandelion natural rubber project (German language)

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Cimcorp Oy turns 40

This video was produced in 1985 when the company was Rosenlew Automation. See the October 2015 issue of Tire Technology International for a full feature on automation

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Innovative concept tires

Hankook presents two new off-road tires as part of a collaboration with footwear sole supplier Vibram

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Creating tires for AMG

A further insight into the development of high-performance tires at Dunlop for Mercedes-AMG

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Kumho MT51 testing

Engineers at Kumho take the new Road Venture MT51 SUV, mixed terrain tires to the Australian outback

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Vision inspection system

Integro Technologies has just received an official patent for its Tire Guardian Series system, which reads, verifies, and documents all DOT information located on the sidewall of the tire

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State-of-the-art control system

Animation shows the core components of BST eltromat's control system developed especially for tire building machines

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Hankook tests the iFlex

Hankook Tire recently completed ride and handling tests of its non-pneumatic tire (NPT), the Hankook iFlex, using a Kia Ray electric vehicle at its G’Trac proving ground in Geumsan, Korea.

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The Contidrom in 1969

An insight into automated vehicle testing at the Contidrom over four decades ago

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Goodyear Mexico plant

A video animation of Goodyear's new factory in San Luis Potos, Mexico, for which a groundbreaking ceremony was held on July 28, 2015 at the site in the World Trade Center Industrial complex

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Dunlop tire development

Inside the minds of the Dunlop experts who design, develop and test tires to meet the highest standards of Mercedes-AMG

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BFGoodrich's KO2 tire tested

The company's new all-terrain tire is put through its paces at the annual SCORE Baja 100 off-road race in Mexico's California Peninsula

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100 years of General Tire

A look back at key milestones in the history of General Tire as it celebrates its 100th anniversary

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Goodyear's Geneva concepts

The TripleTube concept and electricity generating tire concept from Goodyear are illustrated here in two animations

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Michelin Cross Climate comparison test

Michelin pits its new CrossClimate tire against its Energy Saver+ summer tire to illustrate the breadth of performance for this new 3PMSF-certificated offering

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Testing winter tires at Conti

An insight into how Continental tested its snow tires in the 1960s

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Building a tire

Hankook's fun animation steps the viewer through the tire-building process in the company of Hank the robot!

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DeltaWing: The Tires

Michelin, DeltaWing and Highcroft personnel discuss the Le Mans racer's unusual tires

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