Goodyear, Siemens claim most advanced tyre information system

Detroit–Goodyear and Siemens VDO Automotive have developed a tyre information system dubbed “Tire IQ” which the companies claim is the world’s most advanced tyre information system. A prototype of the system is fitted to the Ford Shelby GR-1, a high-performance concept coupe, unveiled earlier this week at the 2005 Detroit International Auto Show.

According to a joint statement, a Tire IQ system consists of a passive sensor tag and miniature antenna permanently attached to the inside of each tyre. A corresponding transceiver is mounted in…

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