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Goodyear partnering with Citroën in 100th anniversary autonomous electric car project

Goodyear partnering with Citroën in 100th anniversary autonomous electric car project

13th May 2019 | 0 Comments

The Citroën 19_19 Concept marks the brand’s 100th anniversary and is designed to deliver exclusivity, comfort and privacy. Conceptualised with an extra-large dimension and aesthetics to match the 19_19 Concept’s spectacular design, Goodyear has designed the C100 concept tyre especially for this unique project.

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Design awards for Hankook Kinergy 4S², concept tyres

Design awards for Hankook Kinergy 4S², concept tyres

21st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tire has been named a winner in two categories of the iF Design Award 2019. We won’t know all the details until the awards ceremony is held on 15 March, however the tyre maker says it is receiving three awards in total in the ‘Professional Concept’ and ‘Product’ award categories for its work on the Hexonic and HLS-23 concept tyres and its Hankook Kinergy 4S² all-season car tyre.

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Nokian presents concept tyre for agricultural diversification

21st November 2017 | 0 Comments

A concept displayed by Nokian Heavy Tyres at Agritechnica suggests what form tomorrow’s tractor tyre may take. With this tyre, known simply as the Concept Tyre, Nokian has aimed to address declining of specialisation amongst small scale-farmers and a growing tendency to diversify activities, such as farmers who earn a portion of their income through carrying out contracting services.

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Michelin Vision concept tyre a Time ’25 Best’ invention

20th November 2017 | 0 Comments

US-based publication Time has chosen the Vision concept tyre from Michelin as one of its ’25 Best inventions of 2017’. In addition to admiring the tyre’s airless structure and use of recycled materials, Time considered the Vision’s “most impressive feature” to be its 3D printed treads, which can be swapped to accommodate varied road conditions without changing the tyre itself. The Vision “certainly makes a compelling case” for how future tyre technology may look, the publication opined.

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Smart Tyre Concept: SRI’s vision of greener, more intelligent future tyres

30th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The Tokyo Motor Show 2017 is currently taking place, and visitors to the biennial event are amongst the first to see Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ new Smart Tyre Concept from Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd (SRI). The aim of this new concept, shares the tyre maker, is to “aid in the development of tyres that provide balanced safety and environmental performance at higher levels than ever before.” The launch will be followed by the commercial introduction of tyres containing technologies seen in the Smart Tyre Concept, as well as further concept products, over the coming decade.

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Continental presents new adaptive tyre technology concepts for future mobility

18th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental has presented two new tyre technology concepts to increase road safety and comfort: ContiSense and ContiAdapt. The two systems enable continuous tyre condition monitoring and situation-matched adaptation of tyre performance characteristics to prevailing road conditions. Both technologies made their public debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA).

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Land Rover Discovery SVX production preview equipped with Goodyear concept tyres

15th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Goodyear isn’t present at the IAA, but its tyres are. One product of note at the motor show is the state-of-the-art concept tyre it designed for the new Land Rover Discovery SVX production preview.

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IDEA honour for Kumho’s ‘BON’ tyre concept

IDEA honour for Kumho’s ‘BON’ tyre concept

9th August 2017 | 0 Comments

As Kumho Tyre UK comments, winning international design awards has “become something of a habit” for the South Korean tyre manufacturer. For the second consecutive year, it is guaranteed a prize in the automotive and transport category of America’s International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).

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Michelin launches new coral-like concept tyre

Michelin launches new coral-like concept tyre

14th June 2017 | 0 Comments

As part of its Movin’On 2017 conference, Michelin has presented Vision, a new concept tyre, which is fusion of a number of cutting-edge technologies. The tyre is airless, connected, rechargeable, customizable and organic. It is also both a wheel and a tyre at the same time. The Vision concept was produced through “design thinking and in co-construction with users”.

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Motorists prioritise safety over vanity, says Goodyear

Motorists prioritise safety over vanity, says Goodyear

30th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Drivers chose safety (36 per cent) as the most important reason to have an innovative feature on a car, rather than whether the feature looks good (2 per cent) according to a survey from Goodyear Tyres.

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IntelliGrip Urban: Goodyear’s smart tyre concept for future transport solutions

IntelliGrip Urban: Goodyear’s smart tyre concept for future transport solutions

14th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Goodyear is confident that on-demand transportation has a bright future, and at this year’s Geneva Motor Show it has presented its concept of what tyres for autonomous electric urban ride-sharing vehicles may look like.

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Geneva Motor Show: Goodyear unveils ‘smart’ concept tyre

Geneva Motor Show: Goodyear unveils ‘smart’ concept tyre

7th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Another first from Goodyear – following on from the Eagle 360 concept tyre presented a year ago, at this year’s Geneva Motor Show the tyre maker has revealed what it says is the first concept tyre to be powered by artificial intelligence and capable of sensing, deciding, transforming and interacting.

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Goodyear’s Eagle-360 a Time magazine Best Invention

Goodyear’s Eagle-360 a Time magazine Best Invention

23rd November 2016 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s Eagle-360 concept tyre has been named one of Time magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year 2016.”

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Goodyear presents Goodyear Urban CrossOver concept tyre for Lexus UX

Goodyear presents Goodyear Urban CrossOver concept tyre for Lexus UX

30th September 2016 | 0 Comments

Lexus has introduced its Lexus UX concept car, fitted with Goodyear Urban Crossover concept tyres, at the Paris Motor Show 2016. The car is matched with special tyres, showcasing the cooperation between the two companies.

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Further award for Nexen’s tread-replenishing experimental tyre

Further award for Nexen’s tread-replenishing experimental tyre

12th July 2016 | 0 Comments

A concept from Nexen Tire that allows motorists to simply replace their tyre’s tread rather than the entire tyre has been acknowledged at this year’s Red Dot Design Awards. The Green Hive tyre, which possesses a “rechargeable tread,” has been awarded in the ‘Design Concept’ award category.

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