Michelin axle innovation aids cornering

Begin, Sherri
March 2001
Automotive News;3/26/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5922, p26P
Trade Publication
Reports on Groupe Michelin's development of an automobile axle system that uses mechanically induced tire camber to optimize vehicle cornering, tire performance and comfort. Utilization of the potential adherence characteristics of the tire; Ability of the system called Project Ecco to work with any tire; Use of kinematic linkages in the axle to camber the tires automatically into turns.


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