The end of flat tires in Bremerton, WA

The end of flat tires

Mike Columbus's Blog | The end of flat tires

Michelin’s new Unique Puncture-Proof Tire System (Uptis) will do away with what has been required for over 100 years - filling our tires with air!  Michelin has been researching what it would take to bring a pressure-free tire to market for years and now, in partnership with General Motors, the company is saying we might see these Uptis tires on the road as soon as 2024. The two companies announced the product today (06/04/2019) at the Movin'On Summit for sustainable mobility.

Uptis takes the Tweel airless tire that's already available on commercial vehicles and applies it to a consumer use. Instead of relying on air pressure, the internal composite structure of the Uptis provides all the support the tread needs.

Uptis will be tested first on the Chevrolet Bolt EV in Michigan and could be available commercially for passenger vehicles as early as 2024. In the meantime we will continue to provide consumers with reliable vehicles that require air. 

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