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From lawn to lab

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

03 May 2016

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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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