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Continental Tire rolls towards a smart-and-connected future

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  • 19AUTP10_09
Published October 01, 2019 by SAE International in United States
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It is difficult to become emotional about tires except when they-literally-let us down. But tires are set to get smarter, communicate more effectively and react to changing road conditions. Each of these will play a role in meeting the demands of autonomous- and electric-vehicle (AV/EV) development.

“They will be tires that take care of themselves and provide highly supported driving,” said Dr. Philipp Struck, Continental Tire's head of tire line development. “Mobile data will be essential as we become more autonomous and drive more EVs.”