Bridgestone is busy developing a new non-pneumatic or airless concept tyre, which it says will be completely resistant to punctures.
Researchers from two US universities have successfully crashed a car's electronic control unit (ECU) via its wireless tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
It might sound counter-intuitive but if the future of the car is electric, then we could well see the motor move from the front of the car to the wheels. Well, that's what Michelin, Heuliez and Orange have in mind.
Up until now, tires have been decidedly low tech. Pirelli is aiming to change this, while giving us more information about what happens where the rubber meets the road, with its upcoming Cyber Tyre technology.
If the Discolor Tyre concept tire turns orange, then it's time for a new set.
Every year the great winter tyre debate begins. Every year it snows. And every year I watch social media chatter incessantly about pros and cons. If you live somewhere snowy you need them, and here's why.
Hippies are always banging on about electric cars being the best way to reduce our carbon tyre prints. Hogwash -- the best way, apparently, is to drive a Land Rover
Pirelli's Cyber Tyre talks to the car; HDTV proven to work on the highway; Viper no longer a Dodge? And we go for a ride in the Mazda RX-8 R3.
My dad's idea of a good time when he was a kid was pushing a tyre around the playground with a stick -- our playground is virtual and endless, and our sticks are our keyboards
The new XCAR long-termer continues to do its duty, but how does it stack up against its predecessors?