BRIDGESTONE Group has announced that its Bridgestone-brand Ecopia EP150 tyres will be original equipment (OE) on the all-new 2014 Chevy Spark Electric Vehicle (EV)..
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyre’s dual thermal and electric powertrain, combines sportiness and lower fuel consumption. It also exhibits less rolling resistance and enhanced safety on wet surfaces.
The tyre is a simple 17-inch five-lug works with a set of adaptors in 10 different sizes, which enables the tyre to be used in most vehicles.
GenShock-technology is a fully active system for passenger cars which will combine dynamics, safety, and comfort characteristics with minimum energy consumption
BMW AG’s rechargeable i8 sports car is joining the list of green supercars. Ludwig Willisch, BMW’s North American CEO, said in a statement, “This is the supercar of the future: It has the driving performance of an M3, but gets more than 80 miles per gallon.”
According to the manufacturer, about 100,000 affected tyres may have a perforated sidewall, following a report from a retailer that some of the tyres have punctures and deflate quickly.
The company said, it will license free of charge any of its patents that would overlap with the adoption of such standards.
The statement has been noted amidst a recent recall of some 650,000 small cars in Japan. The company furthered that 70 vehicles affected by the recall were sold overseas, including Singapore.
The Goodyear Eagle LS2 tyre in 255/55R18 (front) and 255/50R19 (rear) sizes, in its RunOnFlat technology, will be the OE fitment for the luxury vehicle
A series of different causes led to the tyre failures at Silverstone: Rear tyres mounted the wrong way round; low tyre pressures; extreme cambers and high Kerbs, says the Italian tyre maker.