Hyundai and Michelin to Develop Next-Gen Tires for EVs
The memorandum of understanding that was signed by the two companies will see them work together on tire technology for the next three years with an emphasis to develop eco-friendly tires.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-08-02 15:00 PT
Mapping Company HERE Technologies to Offer its Location Services Combined With Real-Time Data From Goodyear Tire Monitoring Sensors to Support Fleets
Mapping company HERE Technologies, which operates one of the world’s leading location data and technology platforms, announced that its map location services are being integrated with Goodyear Total Mobility, the Ohio-based tire company’s fleet management solution. The Goodyear Total Mobility service offers fleets real-time, remote tire monitoring, intelligent analysis and customized reports so fleet operators can monitor a vehicle's tire health.
FutureCar Staff 2022-02-13 13:00 PT
The Upcoming Lucid Air Sedan Will Ride on High-Tech Pirelli Tires Designed for EVs
The forthcoming Lucid Air sedan from luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors will be one of the world’s most advanced electric vehicles, right down to the tires its will ride on. The Air sedan will come with a set of high-tech tires developed by Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli. The Pirelli P ZERO tires are made specifically for electric and hybrid vehicles, with extra load capacity to support the additional weight of the vehicle’s battery pack.
Eric Walz2021-08-26 12:30 PT
BMW’s New X5 Plug-in Hybrid Will Ride on Sustainable Tires Made From FSC-Certified Natural Rubber & Rayon
The BMW Group is the first automotive manufacturer worldwide to equip its cars with tires using certified sustainable natural rubber and rayon, which is a wood-based material used to strengthen the tires. Rayon is made from wood pulp and is typically used in clothing. Beginning in August, BMW will source 22-inch sustainable tires exclusively from Pirelli. They will be offered on the 2022 BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid (PHEV).
Eric Walz2021-06-25 14:15 PT
Tactile Mobility Announces the First-of-its-Kind ‘Virtual’ Tire Tread Depth Measurement Solution
Tactile Mobility, a virtual sensing technology company, announces the first-of-its-kind “virtual sensing technology” which can determine a tire’s tread depth using sensors already installed in the vehicle. The company recently announced a commercial collaboration with the BMW group to implement its virtual sensors in BMW vehicles.
FutureCar Staff 2021-04-08 18:25 PT
Michelin Launches the Pilot Sport EV, the First High-Performance Tire Designed for Electric Vehicles
French tire manufacturer Michelin has launched a new high-performance tire called the Pilot Sport EV that is specifically designed for electric vehicles. The Pilot Sport EV is the first Michelin tire engineered to meet the specific handling and range requirements of electric sports cars, such as the Tesla Model S, Model 3 and Porsche Taycan.
FutureCar Staff 2021-04-04 16:15 PT
Goodyear Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Truck Startup TuSimple
Goodyear Ventures, the venture capital arm of the tire manufacturer Goodyear, announced an investment in California self-driving truck startup TuSimple, adding the well-funded driverless truck developer to its growing portfolio of innovative companies.
FutureCar Staff 2021-03-13 10:30 PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT
Zeekr's New 009 Electric Passenger Van is the World's First EV to Feature CATL's Advanced ‘Qilin' Battery With a Range of 510 Miles
Eric WalzDec 19, 2022 1:45 PM PT
Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 17, 2022 6:15 AM PT