Makers of airless tyres such as Japan's Bridgestone Corp. hope driverless cars will herald a breakthrough for their niche technology, which is more than a decade old but underperforms standard tyres in every way except resistance to puncture. Autonomous driving - and the eventual introduction of self-driving taxis - could mean greater demand for puncture-resistant tyres as greater usage of vehicles exposes them to more flat tyres. "In the past, a car would be driven about 20% of the time and s
A YouTuber cut one in half to find out.
Technicians will bring tires to you and install them on the spot.
The Oxygene is a photosynthesis tire, 3D-printed, that makes electricity.
Driving conditions make a big difference.
Only one other supplier makes tires for the car.
Transparency, labor rights, and preventing deforestation are keys to the initiative.
We don't recommend wet weather driving.
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