News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

January 11, 2011

Conti focuses on green tire development

Filed under: Silica, Tires — Notch @ 7:10 am

Rubber News (subscription required) has a short article on Conti’s tire development program, which includes an intense focus on fuel efficient green tires.

Boris Mergell leads Continental’s team in researching materials and manufacturing processes for car and truck tires. “Virtually every day, we try out new materials and compounds in our labs in the hope of achieving a greener tire,” he said. “It’s a balancing act between natural resources, synthetic materials and performance.”

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