Compare tyres and find the best price

Choosing the perfect tyre is easy

Conti CARE: tomorrow’s concept tyre by Continental

At the Frankfurt International Motor Show, German tyre manufacturer Continental presented its innovative technological concept featuring the networking of a tyre and a connected rim for improved mobility management.

How does Continental’s CARE concept tyre work to renew tyre pressure air?

Conti CARE, a new tyre technology for tomorrow’s mobility presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show. © Continental

A connected and long lasting tyre

Connected. Autonomous. Reliable. Electrified or C.A.R.E. The new Continental concept tyre is much more than a simple tyre. This tyre and rim combination wants to change tomorrow’s mobility by using the ContiSense technology, already presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2017.

This network of sensors built into the structure of the tyre monitors all aspects and transmits the following information: tyre pressure, condition of the tyre, its level of wear… This information can be found in the ContiConnect Live web-base application which facilitates the management of tyres. This is a perfect solution for tomorrow’s robot-taxi fleets and other autonomous vehicles which would optimise performances and costs.

The Conti CARE concept tyre with a closed rim

© rezulteo

Frankfurt IAA 2017 : Continental presents ContiSense and ContiAdapt technologies

No need to inflate tyres

If the idea of a connected chip has already been considered by a large number of tyre manufacturers, Continental goes even further with its concept. Conti CARE proposes the automatic adjustment of tyre pressures depending on situations. Centrifugal pumps, built into the rim, store compressed air generated by the rotation of tyres as the vehicle accelerates. This innovation named “PressureProof” allows the tyre to keep an optimum pressure constantly, which lowers fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

The Conti CARE concept tyre with an open rim

© rezulteo

 

The rim and tyre structure also allows Conti CARE to propose a quiet, comfortable ride thanks to the SilentWheel concept technology which reduces vibrations inside the wheel.

RELATED ARTICLES

Cyber Tyre: Pirelli’s 5G connected tyre

A vehicle connectivity event organised by the 5GAA (Automotive Association), of which Pirelli is a member, was the opportunity for the brand to demonstrate how to use its services enhanced by the 5G. Pirelli demonstrated the Cyber Tyre, an intelligent tyre connected to the 5G network that transmits information on road conditions to the driver and to other vehicles nearby on the road.

Pirelli P Zero World opens its luxury tyre fitting centre in Melbourne

After opening tyre fitting centres in Los Angeles in 2016, Munich in 2017, Monaco in 2018 and Dubai at the beginning of 2019, the fifth P Zero World fitting centre opens its doors on Australian soil, in Melbourne. As such, Pirelli introduces its world renowned range of tyres. The plus? The brand offers its customers prestigious products and exclusive services.

Michelin virtual tyre supplier in the Gran Turismo Sport video game

French tyre manufacturer Michelin has announced a partnership with Sony and PlayStation to become the official partner for tyre technology on the Gran Turismo Sport video game.

Toyo Tires establishes its first European R&D centre

Japanese tyre manufacturer Toyo Tires has just announced the opening of a new Research and Development centre in Germany, its first in Europe.