May 15, 2023

Michelin Tests Airless Tires on Request from Police Agencies

… Michelin bosses told The Drive that they’ve tested their Uptis airless tires up to 130 mph with law enforcement in mind after successful applications of the technology in utility vehicles and landscaping.

“The police of some European countries visited us and said, ‘Guys, we want this under our cars, because when we have to rush after the bad guys, usually they put a bullet in our tires before they go. So, we need it.’” Michelin Senior Vice President Bruno de Feraudy told us recently. “So they wanted …

Source: The Drive

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