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Monday, July 11, 2011

Ford Make Tire Technology Breakthrough [video]

Ford Motor Company has developed new low-rolling-resistance tire for improved fuel efficiency.

According to reports, the new fuel efficient low resistance tires developed by Ford Motor Company can improve fuel economy by up to 2 mpg and are expected to feature on the company’s upcoming C-MAX Energi, C-MAX Hybrid and Focus Electric vehicles.

David Rohweder, Ford Motor Company global chief engineer for tire and wheel engineering said, “tire technology, pressures and wear can make a big difference to a vehicle’s fuel economy, so the company is working closely with leading tire companies to optimize performance with low-rolling-resistance tires.”

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