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Goodyear debuts radical tire concept in Geneva

Goodyear displayed a new concept at the Geneva auto show, an SUV tire with different rings for on- and off-road.

By Mar. 4, 2014


How Goodyear uses tech to make a faster race tire

From its Akron, Ohio, manufacturing facility to racetracks around the U.S., Goodyear and Nascar are studying how racing tires can be more efficient and help drivers go faster than ever.

By Aug. 8, 2013


Road to Indy: The life of a Goodyear racing tire (pictures)

Goodyear makes more than 100,000 racing tires a year for Nascar. CNET Road Trip 2013 reports on the entire lifecycle, from manufacturing in Akron, Ohio, to hitting nearly 200 miles an hour at the Brickyard 400.

23 Images By Aug. 8, 2013


DARPA's robot changes tire, aspires to defuse bombs

New video shows a two-handed robot changing a tire by itself. The research could pave the way for a new generation of robotic peacekeepers capable of taking on tasks too dangerous for humans.

By Apr. 2, 2013


Concept tire uses color-coding to monitor treadwear

If the Discolor Tyre concept tire turns orange, then it's time for a new set.

By Dec. 31, 2012


Rolling, rolling, rolling: Lego, the world's biggest tire maker

For 50 years, the famous toy maker has turned out little plastic wheels. Last year, it produced a mind-boggling 381 million.

By Apr. 4, 2012


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 Sep. 23, 2011


Venture capitalists tire of Twitter-y start-ups

Venture firms seem to have realized that Twitter accessories may not provide huge financial gains. It's the platform, not the extras, that matter in the Twitterverse.

By Sep. 6, 2010


New honeycomb tire is 'bulletproof'

New airless tire is designed to carry soldiers to safety.

By Nov. 17, 2008


DIY Weekend: Zippy zip-tie bike tire snow chains

To get through a recent snow storm in Seattle, Fritz Rice used zip ties to emulate snow chains on his bike. And it worked.

By Dec. 18, 2010