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Hybrid BMW X5 will be equipped with eco-friendly tires
Hybrid BMW X5 will be equipped with eco-friendly tires

BMW was the first to switch to tires using FSC certified natural rubber and rayon fiber. They will be used in plug-in hybrids BMW X5 xDrive45e produced by the American BMW Group Plant Spartanburg. The Forest Stewardship Council is an international non-profit organization that sets standards for responsible forest management to combat climate change. BMW… More

Michelin prepares tires from bottles
Michelin prepares tires from bottles

Back in February of this year, Michelin announced that by 2050 it wants to finally launch the production of fully recyclable tires. The goal is bold: such a reorientation will take a lot of time and effort. French tire manufacturer Michelin wants to make car tires from recycled plastic bottles. To do this, Michelin enlisted… More

Cars without tires: the auto industry is waiting for another deficit
Cars without tires: the auto industry is waiting for another deficit

As automakers continue to grapple with the global semiconductor chip shortage and are likely to do so by the end of the year, another shortage is brewing, this time related to rubber. Analysts warn that global rubber supplies are critically limited, in part due to increased demand for rubber gloves and packaging films during the… More

Hankook carried away by origami: presented tires transformers
Hankook carried away by origami: presented tires transformers

It took almost 10 years to develop a fully functional set of such tires. The result is wheels that are capable of varying diameters from 46 to 80 cm and withstand a load comparable to the weight of a full-size car. The wheels are a three-layer structure based on a thick flexible composite membrane, which… More

Mid-engined Corvette hooked on problem wheels
Mid-engined Corvette hooked on problem wheels

Chevrolet is facing a problem with the quality of the rims for its eighth-generation mid-engined supercar Corvette: pores are appearing on the surface due to technological disruptions. As reported by the Corvette Blogger, General Motors has released a technical bulletin describing the quality problems of the wheels of the eighth generation Chevrolet Corvette supercar. Due… More

Straw and rice husks: new Michelin tires
Straw and rice husks: new Michelin tires

Michelin has announced plans to develop innovative technology for the production of environmentally friendly tires. According to the specialists’ idea, in the manufacture of tires, engineers will use both recycled plastic and secondary waste, including rice husks and corn straw. At the moment, the main components that are used in the creation of tires are… More

Lorinser has made the new S-Class more attractive
Lorinser has made the new S-Class more attractive

German tuning studio Lorinser has specialized in Mercedes-Benz models since 1935, when it became an official Daimler reseller. Now that the seventh-generation W223 S-class has been released, the various tuning companies of Aktvino have joined the work, and very soon, motorists will see a variety of body kit options and new wheels. Lorinser has installed… More