The new version of Track Connect is available with free functions for all. The connected tyre solution has evolved since the first generation was launched two years ago. Michelin wanted a product open to all and in line with the needs of amateur and professional drivers. Let’s take a look at the use of this connected tyres technology with its innovations. What are the 3 new application modes? What car has the Track Connect kit?
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Tyres brands have placed future mobility at the heart of their projects. The safety of motorists involves the prevention of tread wear and tyre pressure. But not only! The condition of roads used on a daily basis affects damage to the tread, which is often not detected immediately. And, damaged tyres can alter the handling of the vehicle. The real time tyre monitoring system developed by Bridgestone and the Microsoft platform for connected vehicles closes this gap.
In our series Tyre Manufacturers of the World, we take a look into the origins of famous international tyre brands. What tyre manufacturers were founded in Germany? What tyre brands are of German origin? Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers, proves its quality at each new tyre comparison test. It is also a major group that owns several sub-brands. Discover the list of tyres “made in Germany”.
Although tyre manufacturers have been linked with motorsports for a long time through strong partnerships, a new virtual concept has appeared recently. With the professionalisation of gaming and the large number of physical events cancelled in 2020, more and more brands are appearing on virtual tracks in eSports.
The Pirelli tyre brand is launching its new Cinturato P7 for this summer. Featuring high technology, it improves performance levels by delivering more grip. This tyre offers increased safety, suitable for all drivers and targets greater energy efficiency thanks to its lightweight construction. And for the tyre market, it is a breath of fresh air.
The “brand new” Hankook Dynapro AT2 4x4 tyre is designed for use on all types of roads less the discomfort of road noise. Its versatility does not stop there: this all-season tyre can even be used in winter, as certified by the 3PMSF marking on the sidewall. Roads are waiting for you all year round!