For Goodyear, The Reinvention of the Wheel Will Be Sphere-Shaped
Autonomous road safety would be improved through magnetic levitation and coral-inspired traction
Goodyear just revealed two new concept tires at the Geneva International Motor Show that could potentially reshape the future for autonomous cars. The company could be reinventing the wheel, as it wants to make tires into spheres.
The designs reflect Goodyear’s need to stay relevant and vital to the supply chain as the needs of consumers and manufacturers change, with safety being a major concern for consumers around the idea of autonomous vehicles.
The first concept, the Goodyear Eagle-360, is a spherical-shaped design concept that would provide self-driving cars with the ability to: