Michelin to start production of airless tyre
Michelin Tyres has set the revolutionary Tweel branded tyres into production at their Piedmont, South Carolina plant in the United States of America, NDTV reported recently.
The Tweel will be used for commercial applications to begin with and an investment of $50 million has gone into the new plant, NDTV adds.
NDTV report said, the Tweel concept was envisaged at the Michelin Americas Research Company in Greenville, South Carolina and a non-pneumatic tyre or in plain terms an airless tyre. Tweel brings together the tyre and wheel assembly into one unit.