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Michelin reinvents the wheel with Uptis, a puncture-proof airless tire

12 June 2019

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Created with sustainability in mind, Michelin Uptis’ materials reduce the number of tyres that are condemned to scrap while decreasing overall raw materials and energy used in tyre production.

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Keywords: tyre, transport, materials, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology

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