A vision of the future of tyres for electric vehicles. reCharge has a light-weight non-pneumatic frame and tall-and-narrow shape. This is a thin, robust low-maintenance construction.
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Customized, individual capsules allow the tyre to adapt over time to climatic circumstances, road conditions, or simply how you want to travel. It would also be reinforced with fibres inspired by one of the toughest natural materials in the world: spider silk.
These tires never need to be replaced; they are renewed automatically. They will not need to be inflated and cannot be punctured, which makes maintenance easier.The central cartridge would need replacing a few times over the wheel’s projected lifespan of between 100,00 and 300,00 miles, Goodyear estimates.
The compound of the tyre would be made from a biological material and would be reinforced with fibres inspired by one of the toughest natural materials in the world spider silk.