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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

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Researchers hack car via tyre pressure sensors

Researchers from two US universities have successfully crashed a car's electronic control unit (ECU) via its wireless tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS).

By August 11, 2010

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Michelin moves the motor to the tyre

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.

By December 1, 2008

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Pirelli microchipped Cyber Tyre improves safety, performance

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.

By August 28, 2008

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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 December 31, 2012

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'Tis the season to get slippery

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.

By December 7, 2013

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Land Rover goes 'carbon neutral': Tesla who?

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

By July 8, 2010

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82: HDTV in your car at 62 mph

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.

By August 29, 2008

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Dads, lolcats and the digital divide

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

By April 21, 2008

Editors' Take

CAT S50

CAT's new S50 is a 4.7-inch Android phone that's waterproof, shockproof and dustproof, making it ready for a life at the mercy of extreme sports fans.

September 4, 2014

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