Last year, Goodyear announced that it was working on self-inflating tires, partially thanks to a grant from the Department of Energy. Goodyear has the tires working in the prototype stage and is set to begin testing next year. Government grant helps Goodyear to make self-inflating tires Last year, leading tire manufacturer Goodyear received a $1.5 Read on! →

Goodyear announced in a press release Monday that it will be developing a tire that not only detects when its pressure is low, it will inflate itself for peak performance and safety. The company has not mentioned a time frame when the technology will become available to consumers. Goodyear is calling the new system Air Read on! →

Goodyear has been cooking up a new recipe for tires in order to cut petroleum use and increase the sustainability of its products. Tires use a large amount of petroleum and in an effort to get around it, the company is currently testing tires made with soybean oil. Tires made with soybean oil showing promise Read on! →

Wheel-giant Goodyear will be be showing some new concepts for the world’s oldest invention at the Geneva Motor Show this week. In addition to a self-inflating model, the company plans to unveil a revolutionary tire filled with springs for use on extraterrestrial surfaces. Cutting edge tires Goodyear’s research and development teams have been working overtime Read on! →