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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
2 min read

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
Pirelli selling tyres for Ferrari 250 GTO
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2nd Apr 2018
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Pirelli selling tyres for Ferrari 250 GTO

Everyone has been there – you take your multi-million-dollar classic Ferrari to TyrePower for new rubber, only to discover the only choices are designed for mid-size crossovers and light hatchbacks. No-one wants to put tyres involving the words 'eco' or 'efficient' on their 250 GTO, for example.
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Scott Collie