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Tire tech: Getting grippy with Bridgestone's new Potenza RE-71R track tire

We find out just how much better the Scion FR-S sports coupe can be get with a vital upgrade where the rubber meets the road.

By April 23, 2015


Bridgestone's second-gen airless tire prototype (pictures)

Bridgestone is developing tires that use slanted resin spokes instead of a cushion of air to absorb shocks. Here's what the company showed at the Paris Motor Show.

4 Images By October 3, 2014


Out with the air: Bridgestone shows off tires you never have to inflate

Bringing new meaning to the term flat tire, the Japanese company shows a second-generation prototype of its airless tires at the Paris Motor Show.

By October 3, 2014


Tire Tech: How does the BMW i3 handle so well on such narrow tires?

We take a closer look at Bridgestone's Ecopia EP500 tires for the 2015 BMW i3 electric car.

By April 20, 2015


Heat-gathering concept tire charges electric cars on the go

At the Geneva auto show, Goodyear shows off an intriguing concept tire that would feed an electric car's batteries while rolling down the road.

By March 4, 2015


My future dream car: A high-tech marvel with retro-cool looks

My personal car of tomorrow looks like a 1964 Shelby with hydrogen fuel cells, airless tires, self-driving tech and an exterior grown from seed.

By November 26, 2014


Print my ride! Local Motors builds the world's first 3D-printed car

The Local Motors Strati EV isn't just the world's first 3D-printed car, it'll also be the first car that you can download and print yourself.

By November 5, 2014


Bridgestone's $36.6-million investment will boost truck and bus tire production

Bridgestone Americas announced it will invest $36.6 million in its Warren County, Tenn., plant to increase production capacity by an additional 900 truck and bus tires per day.

By September 23, 2011


Hankook's i-Flex 'twheels' bid farewell to flat tires

One day, we'll live in a world where you can never get a flat tire. Hankook hopes to make that happen by combining a tire and wheel together into a single object.

By September 13, 2013


Airless puncture-proof tyre concept developed by Bridgestone

Bridgestone is busy developing a new non-pneumatic or airless concept tyre, which it says will be completely resistant to punctures.

By December 12, 2011