Clemson, Michelin team up on tire research

March 2008
South Texas Automotive Report;Mar2008, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the three-year tire research partnership between Michelin North America and Clemson University. The entry cites that the research involves a $6.8 million dollar investment from Michelin to reduce rolling resistance by 50 percent by 2023. Also noted is a finding by Michelin Americas Research Corp. that tire use contributes to 9 percent of worldwide oil consumption.


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