Goodyear unveils two concept spherical tyres

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber company unveiled two concept tyres at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, developed specifically for autonomous cars. The first concept is the Goodyear Eagle-360. As the suffix suggests, 360 stands for a complete rotation of the wheel in any direction. This is because this tyre has a spherical shape which, in turn, would help self-driving cars to manoeuvre, especially in tight parking spots.

These tyres also have embedded sensors that’ll relay road and weather conditions to the car’s control system as well as...

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Updated Date: Mar 22, 2016 17:00:13 IST

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