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Conti introduces two tire technology concepts

Hanover, Germany – Germany tire and technology company Continental AG has introduced two concept tires which are aimed at improving safety.

ContiAdapt combines micro-compressors integrated into the wheel to adjust the tire pressure with a variable-width rim.

The system can modify the size of the contact patch, which under different road conditions is a decisive factor for both safety and comfort.

The patches allow four different combinations to adapt to wet, uneven, slippery and normal conditions.

“For example, a smaller contact patch combined with high tire pressure make for…

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