Michelin to launch ‘Selfseal’ tyres next year

18th November 2014 | 1 Comment
Michelin to launch ‘Selfseal’ tyres next year
As demonstrated at the Michelin Challenge Bibendum, Selfseal seems to have nailed the solution to tyre punctures

Amongst the innovations presented at this month’s Michelin Challenge Bibendum was the tyre maker’s ‘Selfseal technology’, and Michelin says we’ll be seeing this in series production tyres before too long. Selfseal utilises a rubber compound that immediately plugs any holes in the tread. According to Michelin, tyres featuring Selfseal technology will be market-ready from 2015, with options available for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles.

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