Goodyear( Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company) airless tires are being tested on a Tesla Model 3
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is an American multinational tire manufacturing company, This is famous for manufacturing high-quality tires for automobiles, commercial trucks, light trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, race cars, airplanes, farm equipment, and heavy earth-moving machinery, right now it going famous for its airless tires which are being used by various automotive companies such as Tesla and ford.
With concern to this Goodyear’s airless tires is being tested on Tesla Model 3, as a result of the Tesla Model 3 performing great on the street, Tesla Model 3 has been equipped with tires, for navigating through obstacles and sharp corners or turns with the 55 mph (88 km/h).
“Testing has included maneuverability at speeds up to 55 miles per hour as well as acceleration and deceleration, with positive feedback from Goodyear and third-party trained test drivers.”
The company has just released a video:
“As part of its commitment to enable mobility now and in the future, Goodyear has extended testing of its non-pneumatic, airless tires to high-performance electric vehicles.
After successfully executing durability testing of non-pneumatic tires at speeds up to 100 miles per hour, Goodyear recently tested the alternative tire architecture at the company’s Akron Proving Grounds.”
Since these tires are impervious to being punctured, putting more of these on the road means less tires disposed of in the scrapyard.
Why Airless tires are good
With airless tires, you never have to worry about your tires leaking because–you knew this was coming–non-pneumatic tires have no air to leak. For most drivers, this feature will sound nothing short of revolutionary more…
Goodyear’s senior program manager Said
Goodyear’s senior program manager, Michael Rachita, non-pneumatic tires said “We are excited to progress to this new phase of testing and stretch the imagination on what can be possible with airless tires. We have shown that Goodyear’s NPTs can achieve highway speeds while also maintaining the dynamic handling required for a consumer vehicle, which is a meaningful milestone.”
About Goodyear India
Goodyear’s presence in India is over 90 years old, with two plants, one each in Ballabgarh and Aurangabad. In the passenger car segment, Goodyear India supplies tires to many of the leading Original Equipment Manufacturers. Goodyear India has also been a pioneer in introducing tubeless radial tires in this segment.