Seventy-two percent of drivers who responded to a recent Hankook Tire America Corp. survey believe autonomous or electric vehicle technology will be the "most widely used" automotive innovation 10 years from now.
Groupe Michelin has formed a joint venture with Faurecia to develop and market hydrogen fuel cell systems for light vehicles and commercial trucks.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is partnering with a California-based electric car leasing company to automatically schedule tire maintenance and replacement for connected fleets.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is testing services aimed at minimizing operational downtime for connected vehicle fleets in a pilot program with Envoy Technologies Inc., a provider of shared on-demand, community-based electric vehicles (EV).
The Hybrid Shop plans to enter the commercial electric vehicle (EV) market and has tapped Tom Gage, an innovator in electric propulsion technologies since the 1990s, to lead the way.
The new vice president of sales for The Hybrid Shop is Carey Mellor, who was hired to spearhead a team focused on growing the franchised dealers nationwide.
Dave Crawford has rejoined The Hybrid Shop as the company's president and chief operating officer.
Continental AG's executive board has provided an outline of a sweeping reorganization for the 147-year-old company. Continental's rubber business, which includes tires and ContiTech, will remain, though the tire division will get a new name: Tire Technologies.
Pirelli Tire North America Inc. is working with Fisker Inc. to create advanced low rolling resistance tires for the new Fisker EMotion luxury electric vehicle, set to launch in late 2019.
When Carlos Ghosn speaks, his vast experience in both the automotive industry and automotive aftermarket give him plenty of credibility.
The 2015 Ford Focus Electric will not only be connected to European roads by its Michelin Energy Saver tires, but also to the digital world with Michelin guides that are pre-loaded onto its SYNC2 in-car connectivity system.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is showing off two groundbreaking concept tires at this week’s 85th Geneva International Motor Show, ideas the company says could radically change the role of car tires in the future.
In January 2015 Nokian Tyres will introduce the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2, a winter tire designed for BMW's i3 electric car. It combines low rolling resistance, first-class grip and exceptional driving comfort and achieves the A class in the European tire label, the company says.
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