Improved technology arrives

Kranz, Rick
November 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;11/30/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses issues related to the use of low-rolling-resistance tires in automobiles. Matt Edmonds, vice president of Tire Rack Inc., these tires give better mileage, but these pose problems like stopping distance and handling in wet conditions. Edmonds tells that low-rolling-resistance tires are typically more expensive tires without having any significant benefit in the average cost-per-mile driven in comparison to a slightly less expensive tire that uses a little more fuel.


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