GM, Michelin to test airless tire prototype

5 Jun
GM, Michelin Uptis airless tire prototypeGeneral Motors and Michelin said Tuesday that they will test an airless tire prototype called the Uptis. Uptis, which stands for "unique puncture-proof tire system," is designed to be puncture-proof, to last longer than a conventional tire, and to require less energy to produce. The airless tire made its debut at the Movin' On Summit, which...

Winter tires are smart thinking

4 Dec
Michelin X-Ice winter tiresDon’t call them snow tires. If you live where fall colors give way to snow and ice-covered roads, buying a set of winter tires may be a prudent decision. We recently put Michelin’s latest and greatest X-Ice Xi3 winter rubber to the test in a controlled setting—the hockey rink at the University of Notre Dame, not far from retailer...