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Michelin readying airless tyres for 2024
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9th Jun 2019
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Michelin readying airless tyres for 2024

Michelin is working with General Motors (GM) on a tyre called the Unique Puncture-proof Tyre System, handily abbreviated to Uptis, which could be ready for production by 2024. At the moment, the Uptis Prototype is being put through its paces in a controlled environment on the Chevrolet Bolt, but the companies will move into the real world later this year.
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Scott Collie
Michelin wants to 3D print your new tyres
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1st Aug 2018
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Michelin wants to 3D print your new tyres

Michelin is working on technology that could see the end of 'new tyres' as we know them today, by instead using 3D printers to bring worn-out rubber back to life. The idea forms part of the company's holistic 'Visionary Concept' with several innovative technologies including an airless wheel/tyre package, tyres made of wood, and 3D printing.
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Anthony Crawford
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S review
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17th Dec 2017
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Michelin Pilot Sport 4S review

Buying new tyres is not a pleasant experience. Not just because you’re about to spend a large sum of money, but because you have to pick a tyre and be happy with it… For a long time. Like, a very long time. So if you screw it up and get something that doesn’t work well on your car, you’re stuck with it for a while.
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Alborz Fallah
Michelin to consider F1 return as Bridgestone re-evaluates position
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12th Apr 2010
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Michelin to consider F1 return as Bridgestone re-evaluates position

French tyre manufacturer Michelin is considering a Formula One comeback, albeit with several strict conditions. The news comes after a meeting between Formula One team managers and President and CEO of Formula One, Bernie Ecclestone in Malaysia this weekend. The group met to discuss a replacement for sole tyre provider, Bridgestone who will quit the deal at the end of next year's season.
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