Tyre Asia 12/2018
Todays vehicle development is faced with tremendous challenges. The environmentally friendly car is highly efficient, low-noise, comfortable, just to mention a few major development targets. Tyres, as everybody knows, are the link to the road. Besides the general concept of the car it is self explaning, that the first priority should be to tune their performance, which contributes significantly. Multiple standards are defined to proof the tyre performance and it is both a big challenge and effort to tune all the tyre parameters including the metrological description of their influence. It is time to improve the efficency of the tyre development process to keep development cost and effort on a payable level.