The Auto Expo 2016 has come near to an end and this year it showcased various outstanding technologies and mouth-watering automobiles. This year’s Auto Expo was in its 13th edition and it has always been the country’s biggest automotive event. It is not just a platform for automobile manufacturers to display and unveil their concepts and products but it is also a platform where many companies related to automobile industry come together with many new ideas and technologies to make our world safer. GoodYear, the famous tyre manufacturer, showcased some of its most iconic products that have shaped the history of tyre technology, define its present range and offer a glimpse into the technologies of the future.
Tyres are the only elements of your automobile which are in contact with the ground and therefore they are not just rubbers. With the advancement of technology of this era, there goes a lot of brainstorming behind designing a tyre and not everyone can do it perfectly. GoodYear displayed two ground-breaking concept tyres which have been unveiled for the first time in India. These products, though still a concept, could radically transform the role of car tyres in the future. They tell us what GoodYear has in mind for us for the future and how the technologies are going to make our world a better place.
The first of the two concept was named BHO3. This tyre offers the possibility of charging the batteries of electric cars by transforming the heat generated by the rolling tyre into electrical energy. The second concept called the Triple Tube contains three tubes that adjust tyre inflation pressure in response to changing road conditions and promising to deliver new levels of performance and versatility.
Mike Rytokoski, Goodyear’s vice president for consumer tyres in Asia Pacific said that their products displayed at the Auto Expo 2016 represent an essential aspect of Goodyear’s consumer-centric innovation strategy, which constantly instills a forward-looking, market-back mindset in the company’s research and development teams. The concept tyres tell us that what new role tyres may play in the future. They envision a future in which their products become more integrated with the vehicle and the consumer, more environmentally friendly and more versatile.
Apart from this new concepts GoodYear also showcased its breakthrough technologies across its century-old history of innovation that are great examples of challenging the limits. It provides tyres used in Aviation Industry, NASCAR and also makes RunOnFlat tyres. The company keeps on investing in developing new products. The concepts – BHO3 and the Triple Tube – is a glimpse of the future of tyre industry. GoodYear’s most cutting-edge tyre technologies include Assurance TripleMax with superior wet braking, Wrangler ATSA offering durability and Efficient grip for low noise and ride comfort.
GoodYear BH03 Concept:
We are really impressed and astounded by GoodYear’s concepts and all the technological advancements. This is just the beginning and we get amazed just by imaging what next the tyre manufacturing companies will put on table!
Goodyear Triple Tube Concept:
Electro Wheel Game:
There is a game both Offline and Online called the Electro Wheel Game where you can spin the tyre to charge the electricity or if you using online, you have to keep clicking the tyre to reach to generate electricity. If you win, you will get a good merchandise from Goodyear. Best of luck.