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?
From concept tyres to events and partnerships. All the latest news from tyre manufacturers.
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.
At a time when environmental problems are a focus of concern, companies and consumers are looking for sustainable ecological solutions to minimise damage. Tyres are a part of this. The production of tyres uses both natural and chemical resources. So, how can tyre manufacturers reduce their environmental footprint? What is the commitment of tyre manufacturers for green growth?