Cars - in fact all vehicles - have many different forces put on them and manufacturers have many teams all researching and developing new ideas to improve the performance and economy of a vehicle. In many cases this means working with third party providers such as oil companies, electronics, software and even tyre manufacturers to find ways to make these improvements. Tyres are valuable components for any car, whether it is a family sedan, SUV, sports car or a hybrid/electric powered vehicle. It is the tyre that keeps the car on the straight and narrow in all conditions and it helps the car maintain comfort by acting as a mini shock absorber through the wall of the construction. Keeping tyres correctly inflated and looked after can literally be a life saver when conditions turn bad or an incident occurs where the driver has to make sudden inputs to steering, acceleration or deceleration. One topic that many drivers do not consider is the impact on fuel economy that tyres have - … [Read More...]
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Compressed Air cars have been touted for years as an ecological marvel, however none have been made commercially.