Manufacturers such as Ferrari epitomize the cutting edge of tire/vehicle system integration.

The tire/vehicle system

Tires play a vital role in vehicle operational safety. However, they have not always been viewed as products ripe for safety enhancements.


Hankook unveils e3 Technology for truck tires

Hankook Tire America Corp. has unveiled its e3 (or e-Cubed) technology for medium truck tires. "The e3 designation is designed to help dealers and customers understand the advanced technology behind its commercial tires, delivered across three areas: energy, economy and environment," say Hankook officials.

Bipaver is emphasizing to fleets and transport industry associations that "retreads can be green," says Benaglia.

Bipaver promotes green nature of retreads

The eco-friendly qualities of retreads were a major topic of discussion during a meeting of Bipaver, the trade association of the European retread industry, held last week at the 2009 edition of Autopromotec in Bologna, Italy.


TCS extends Software Giveaway deadline

Tire Company Solutions (TCS) has extended its Software Giveaway Program deadline from May 15 to July 15 due to the "massive response" it has received from the tire industry, according to TCS officials.


STL to hold Tire Technology seminars

There's still time to register for Standards Testing Laboratories' 2009 Tire Technology seminars at the company's Massillon, Ohio, headquarters.


RMA honors tire plants for safety gains

More than 40 tire and rubber manufacturing plants have been recognized for improvements in worker safety and health by the Rubber Manufacturers Association.

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