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 Tire Repair Kit Facts
Tire Repair Kit Facts

In the United States alone, approximately 7 tire punctures occur every second, resulting in 220 million flat tires per year. Statistics also show that every driver will experience on average up to 5 flat tires in their life time.

Brian | 1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Global and China Tire Industry Report, 2016-2020
Global and China Tire Industry Report, 2016-2020

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2016, the steady growth in the global automobile market and the rapid growth of Chinese automobile market stimulated the tire market to recover slightly. The global tire shipment increased by 2% year on year to 1.963 billion, while China's automotive tire output edged up 1.2% to 572 million. In 2017-2020, Chinese automotive tire market is expected to grow by approximately 4%.

Brian | 1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

EPA finalizes 54.5 mpg CAFE target for 2025
EPA finalizes 54.5 mpg CAFE target for 2025

The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its 54.5-mpg corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) target for 2025.

Brian | 1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

SPARE TIRES BECOMING LESS COMMON IN NEW CARS
SPARE TIRES BECOMING LESS COMMON IN NEW CARS

Spare tires becoming less common in new cars
More than a third of new cars now being sold do not have a spare tire, but instead are equipped with sealant kits 


Brian | 1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

2015 NASA Rover Challenge results
2015 NASA Rover Challenge results

4 NASA Rover teams, MTSU, TTU, HCT and Embry Aeronautical sport ERW in 2015 NASA Rover Challenge.

Brian | 5/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

NEW PATENT Wheel system  US 9004120 B2
NEW PATENT Wheel system US 9004120 B2

Wheel system
US 9004120 B2

ABSTRACT
A wheel assembly includes a rim, a rib surrounding and radially spaced apart from the rim, and a resilient member that engages the rib. The resilient member is tied to the rim, such that the rim is resiliently held in relation to the round rib at least in part by tension in the resilient member

Brian | 4/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

2014 NASA Rover Challenge ERW Results
2014 NASA Rover Challenge ERW Results

Novel Airless Wheels make their NASA debut. 2014 "Airless" results MTSU 3rd, and recipient of Neil Armstrong Design Award, TTU 7th.place division finish.

Brian | 5/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Speed of light may not be fixed, scientists suggest; Ephemeral vacu...
Speed of light may not be fixed, scientists suggest; Ephemeral vacuum particles induce speed-of-light fluctuations

Two new articles challenge established wisdom about the nature of vacuum. In one article scientists have identified a quantum level mechanism for interpreting vacuum as being filled with pairs of virtual particles with fluctuating energy values. As a result, the inherent characteristics of vacuum, like the speed of light, may not be a constant after all, but fluctuate.

Brian | 1/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

USOC Request All Cycling Venues to be "Airless" 2016
USOC Request All Cycling Venues to be "Airless" 2016

February 2013 High Level USOC Britek meeting request for all Olympic Cycling Venues to go "Airless" 2016 Sumer Games. The prevention of Olympic Medal loss due to the "Flat Tire" has become a real possibility. Athletes deserve better than the most common mode of Cycling Venue Medal loss...Tire failure. Olympic Testing of Britek High Speed Airless tires will begin Summer 2014. 

Brian | 1/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

2014 NASA Rover Challenge now "Airless"
2014 NASA Rover Challenge now "Airless"

New NASA rules changes to benefit ERW. All Rover wheels must now be "airless". In a move to foster wheel inovation NASA's new requirement will highlight the age old "Reinvent the wheel" challenge. A new tough course will determine who is leading the pack in "Airless" tire development in conjunction with world class Rover technologies.

Brian | 1/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

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