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Save at the pump, measure tire inflation monthly

Save at the pump, measure tire inflation monthly

Cambridge, May 13, 2019 – Surging gas prices have made fuel efficiency a higher priority for Canadian drivers, according to a new national survey conducted by Leger in mid-April for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC). Nine-in-ten drivers surveyed (92 per cent) say fuel economy is now a […]

May 13, 2019 ×

Automotive, News

The Science Behind Rolling Resistance in Passenger Tires

The Science Behind Rolling Resistance in Passenger Tires

You’ve heard about the benefits of low rolling resistance in tires for years. Now, let’s look at how it works and why. The definition is embedded in its name. Rolling resistance is the effort required to keep a giving tire rolling. We have all noticed it! Remember riding a bike […]

May 2, 2019 ×

News, Product News

Pirelli Partners With Fisker On New ‘EMotion’ Vehicle Launch

Pirelli Partners With Fisker On New ‘EMotion’ Vehicle Launch

Pirelli announced that it 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. Pirelli will develop summer P Zero tires in the following sizes for the Fisker EMotion: 285/35R24 (F) and 305/35R24 (R). […]

August 31, 2017 ×

Automotive, Raw Materials

Asahi seeing strong tire sector demand

Asahi seeing strong tire sector demand

Tokyo – Asahi Kasei Corp. is expecting strong demand for its tire rubber materials this year, officials said at a recent conference about the company’s 2016 financial results. “Demand for synthetic rubber for fuel-efficient tires has been firm,” said a transcript of the meeting, noting that both lines at Asahi’s […]

July 10, 2017 ×

Industry Statistics

Bridgestone releases Sustainability Report 2016

Bridgestone releases Sustainability Report 2016

In its Sustainability Report 2016, Bridgestone Corporation shares that last year its tyres’ rolling resistance was on average 13 per cent lower than in 2005. The company also achieved a 29 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions per net sales from operations and products’ after-use during this timeframe, as well […]

July 6, 2017 ×

Automotive, Events, News

Drivers want to protect the environment: Survey

Drivers want to protect the environment: Survey

TRAC provides ‘Get Fuel Fit Guide’ to help motorists find routes to fuel efficiency during Be Tire Smart Week. Drivers want to minimize the impact their vehicles have on the environment, but many lack the information on how to achieve that goal. According to a new Leger national survey of […]

May 16, 2017 ×

Events, Executive News, News, Raw Materials

Momentive to showcase silane products for tire-makers at TTE

Momentive to showcase silane products for tire-makers at TTE

Waterford, New York – Momentive Performance Materials Inc. will be displaying a number of NXT silane products for use in tire manufacturing and processing during the the 2017 Tire Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany, held 14-16 Feb. NXT silane, a thiocarboxylate functional silane, can reduce rolling resistance without loss of wet […]

January 10, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

NHTSA sends tire fuel efficiency rating rule to White House

WASHINGTON – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has sent the consumer information portion of its tire fuel efficiency rating rule to the White House for consideration. Read the source article at home.rubbernews.com

December 29, 2016 ×

News, Product News

Bridgestone will design SuperTruck tires with 30% less rolling resistance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone has announced its involvement in the SuperTruck II program, funded by the US Department of Energy. The company will produce steer, drive and trailer tires as part of the Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck II project and will match funding received from the DoE. The program will include six […]

December 2, 2016 ×