ERJ staff report (DS)
Detroit – General Motors is attempting to develop its own tyre technologies in the US through an on-going research programme with the new National Tire Research Center in Halifax County, Virginia. GM contributed $5 million to the centre and plans to use the facilities there to develop new generations of tyre – especially in the rolling resistance area.
The company is expected to begin its research efforts from January 2013, according to a press release from GM.
â€œThe work we’ll undertake at the…