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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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Our cars: VW Amarok - 'Rok this town

The new XCAR long-termer continues to do its duty, but how does it stack up against its predecessors?

By April 26, 2014

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Galaxy S4 beats iPhone 5 in our brutal destruction test video

See Samsung's smart phone make a miraculous recovery after minutes underwater -- and get subsequently destroyed.

By June 11, 2013

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Road Angels taps social networking for roadside assistance

A new iPhone app by a Melbourne-based start-up lets you tap into your Facebook friends for emergency roadside assistance.

By December 8, 2013

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Remembering Albert Ball: Fighter ace and petrolhead

Albert Ball was a World War 1 fighter pilot -- one of the best -- and he also loved his Morgan Three Wheeler. We take at look at his life in the latest Morgan Three Wheeler.

By November 8, 2013

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Phonebloks is a Lego-like phone that lasts forever

A new concept mobile aims to do away with upgrades by having swappable modules that keep your phone up to date.

By October 27, 2013