Category: Technology

Michelin Scorcher tyre chosen for first electric Harley

Michelin Scorcher tyre chosen for first electric Harley

French tyre maker Michelin will provide custom-designed Scorcher Sport tyres to the first all-electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle, the LiveWire. Co-developed and co-branded with the American motor company, the Scorcher Sport tyres are to spearhead a planned portfolio of electric two-wheelers that…

Black Swan: beyond the retreading process

Black Swan: beyond the retreading process

Tyre Retreading Machinery or TRM, a manufacturer of systems for tyre retreading and a division of Marangoni Meccanica, has developed a new application of its patented cushion gum extruder with strip winding technology. Thanks to its characteristics of flexibility and…

Toyo introduces new tyre design tech in T-Mode

Japan-headquartered Toyo Tire (Toyo)  have launched a new tyre development system “T-Mode,” that blends conventional automotive tyre design base technologies, such as CAE (computer-aided engineering) and AI (artificial intelligence), into an enhanced simulator. Future tyre development will advance on this…

German RepRap launches new LSR 3D printing system

German RepRap, manufacturers of 3D printers, has launched a new Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) system named the L320. The “extremely stable” 3D printing platform has a larger build volume than the company’s previous LAM-L280 printer and can print highly-viscous liquid…