Bridgestone Connected Tire Concept Claimed to Make You Safer

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If there was still any doubt that the CES technology show has turned, at least partly, into a big automotive show, Bridgestone provides an answer. For 2020, the tire company is participating in CES for the first time ever, and it’s bringing the appropriate kind of advanced tires to justify attendance. Bridgestone is showing off two kinds of tire technology at CES: a sensor-filled connected smart tire (pictured above) and ideas for airless tires.

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Goodyear to Advance Future Mobility with Launch of New Venture Capital Fund

LAS VEGASJan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) announced a new venture capital fund, Goodyear Ventures, with $100 million targeted for new investments in future mobility solutions over the next 10 years. 

Goodyear Ventures will continue and expand Goodyear’s growing relationships in new mobility, with a focus on partnering and investing in startups with a shared vision of sustainable, safe and new mobility experiences that make life’s connections easier every day. 

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Goodyear Launches ‘AndGo’ Fleet Servicing Platform at CES

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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) unveiled AndGo, a seamless vehicle servicing platform that combines predictive software and a trusted, national service network to enable consumer fleets to be…

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Pirelli’s Cyber Tire Leverages 5G for Safety

The idea of using technology to inform drivers about road conditions has been around for some time. Many major vehicle manufacturers have already designed lane assist and anti-slip systems within their vehicles. Tire manufacturer Pirelli is going on step further. By incorporating 5G technology in their tires, the company hopes to help drivers have more control over their vehicle’s grip on the asphalt.

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Goodyear Begins Intelligent Tire Pilot with European Fleets

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has initiated a new pilot program with Redspher, a transport and logistics group operating in 19 countries throughout Europe.

The latest agreement involves Goodyear supplying its intelligent tires – equipped with embedded sensors – through Redspher, to a variety of fleets connected to Redspher’s shared services platform called Rubiwin.

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Bridgestone studying power-generating tires

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. is studying the supply of electricity to in-wheel electric motors through tires, as part of a major research project to support wireless charging systems for electric vehicles, the company announced 5 Sept.

The tire & rubber company has partnered with Fujimoto laboratory of the graduate school of frontier sciences at the University of Tokyo and motion & control specialist NSK Ltd for the programme which is spearheaded by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).

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Goodyear Total Mobility represents tailored, end-to-end offer for fleets

The launch of the second generation Kmax and Fuelmax truck tyres provides Goodyear with opportunity to emphasise progress in digitalisation of truck tyre business It is a mark of how far the role of the truck tyre manufacturer has come in European markets that at the 2019 launch of its second generation of Fuelmax and […]

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