Coming soon: Tyres with colour, less air loss!

You can soon expect to drive your car on tyres that have the same colour as your vehicle and that need inflating only once a year. Dr Sabu Thomas, Professor of Polymer Engineering and Nanotechnology and Vice-Chancellor in charge of MG University, Kottayam, Kerala, and...

Yokohama has a better solution for automotive AC cooling

The Yokohama Rubber Company has developed a double-tube internal heat exchanger for use in automotive air-conditioners to improve the cooling efficiency. The HFC-134a, which is widely used as a refrigerant for automotive air conditioners, has a high GWP (Global...

Bridgestone eyes driverless tyre noise tests

Bridgestone Corporation has announced that it, together with ZMP Inc., has launched a development project aimed at utilizing automated driving in tyre noise tests. This project entails outsourcing the development of an automated driving system that incorporates...

Hartalega launches world-first antimicrobial glove

Hartalega Holdings Bhd, the world’s largest producer of nitrile gloves, has launched the world’s first non-leaching antimicrobial glove with built-in antimicrobial technology that is proven to kill micro-organisms and prevent the spread of infections. In a statement,...