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Interview: Ryoji Hanada, engineer, Yokohama Rubber

Yokohama has developed a revolutionary non-contact, three-dimensional shape measurement method that is said to deliver higher measurement accuracy than existing digital image correlation techniques

Prepare for battle

Four years since it last developed an LMP1 tire for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Dunlop has returned to the arena alongside Michelin to supply privateer teams Rebellion and ByKolles

Interview: Hilton Pryce Lewis, GVD Corporation

GVD’s president discusses curing and tire design challenges, and highlights the company’s latest mold release technology, which combines the advantages of several different solutions

Controlled tire coating

System integrator Stadler GmbH & Co. Elektro KG has used Siemens automation technology to achieve high quality and productivity during the arduous operation of coating tires

Yokohama on the ATG acquisition

Through its acquisition of Alliance Tire Group, Yokohama expects to achieve huge cost reductions via optimization of procurement, which will be done jointly; expansion of sales networks; an improvement in production efficiency; and a reduction in logistics costs

Interview: Andreas Flachenecker, PHP Fibers

In a recent project PHP Fibers demonstrated that bio-based polyamide polymers offer a sustainable alternative to fossil-based polymers in tire reinforcement. Tire Technology Conference speaker Andreas Flachenecker reveals details of the project’s advancement

Interview: Henning Olsson, OpenTIRE

Henning Olsson, co-founder of the OpenTIRE modeling project, the launch of which was featured in the March 2015 issue of Tire Technology International, provides an update on the latest progress

Goodyear prepares for future mobility

With its unique spherical autonomous vehicle tire concept recently revealed at Geneva and a new automotive innovation campus being established in Luxembourg, Goodyear plans to accelerate its contribution to future mobility solutions through the development of smart products

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