Pirelli develops world’s first tire that can transmit info through 5G network


Pirelli announced they have developed the world’s first intelligent tire that can transmit information regarding road surface via the 5G network.

In Turin, the company presented the “World-first 5G enhanced ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) services” use case. The demonstration took place during “The 5G Path of Vehicle-to-Everything Communication” event organized by 5GAA – Automotive Association, of which Pirelli is a member.

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RoadVenture MT71 highlights Kumho’s evolution

MOAB, Utah — Kumho Tire U.S.A.’s MT71 is one end of a new “simplified” tire lineup aimed at covering more of the market while easing consumer decisions and improving inventory needs of dealers.

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Continental launches new intelligent tires at Agritechnica 2019

Continental Tire is launching new VF TractorMaster Hybrid with intelligent sensors for digital tire monitoring at Agritechnica 2019.

The new hybrid tires incorporate pressure sensors to help the operator minimize soil compaction in the field and reduce wear on the road, as well as the proven systems ContiPressureCheck for single vehicles and ContiConnect for fleets as smart solutions for the agricultural industry.

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Hankook Tire unveils all-new Dynapro MT2 off-road tire

Hankook Tire unveils the all-new Dynapro MT2 off-road tire, the successor of the popular off-road-focused Dynapro MT tire. The company says the new Dynapro MT2 mud terrain tire features next-generation MT tread design ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

Engineered with 3D simulation software, Hankook leveraged the latest tire manufacturing processes to develop the Dynapro MT2’s Terrain Strike Tread Design.

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Cooper Tire Unveils Discoverer EnduraMax Tire at SEMA Show

Cooper Tire introduced its latest all-season SUV tire Nov. 5 in booth #43019 at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.

Cooper says the new Discoverer EnduraMax tire leverages advanced technology from Cooper’s off-road tires into all-season tires made for small and midsize SUVs.

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Kenda Tire USA Unveils New Light Truck All-Terrain Tire


Kenda Tire USA revealed its new light truck all-terrain tire, the Klever A/T2, to tire dealers at the SpeedVegas track south of the strip in Las Vegas during the 2019 SEMA Show.

The Klever A/T2 was designed to offer great ride comfort on-road while maintaining a strong off-road capability for SUV, light truck and 4×4 owners, Kenda says. The tire has a sidewall designed to protect against cuts, tears and abasions as well as interlocking tread blocks created in an A/B pattern for traction.

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Nexen Tires Debuts Nexen Hero Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon At SEMA


Nexen Tire America, Inc. a worldwide leader in high-performance, passenger, SUV / light truck and winter tires, has brought the Nexen Hero Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to the 2019 SEMA Show to highlight the build details of the off-road ready rig which will be given away to a well-deserving U.S. military veteran during the week of Dec. 16 as part of the Nexen Hero III program. The Nexen Hero Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, in Booth No.

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Michelin adds 3 sizes to Pilot aviation tire line

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America Inc. has added three sizes to its Michelin Pilot aviation tire line for the U.S., Canada and Europe.

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Sumitomo Rubber using AI to increase whole-life tyre performance


Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. has developed a new technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to estimate the properties of the rubber used in its tyres and also detect the structural changes that occur during use. It calls this technology ‘Tyre Leap AI Analysis’.

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Alliance Tire Releases New Backhoe Radial Tire


Alliance Tire Americas, Inc. (ATA) is introducing its new radial Alliance 585 multi-surface backhoe/loader tire, which employs a unique block-lug hybrid design and steel-belted construction to deliver higher performance and longer service life than bias-ply tires, ATA says.

The company added it is pricing its new, steel-belted Alliance 585 radial backhoe/loader tire to reduce the current barriers preventing construction machinery owners from adopting radial tire technology.

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