Goodyear to test intelligent tire technology at Mcity

The Akron-based tire company announced on Thursday, May 31, that it will conduct testing at the Mcity Test Facility, a purpose-built proving ground in Ann Arbor, Mich., used to test connected and automated vehicles in simulated urban and suburban environments…

“To generate mobility solutions involving tires — and even beyond tires — we are actively working with key players to shape the future for autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing fleets, and the activity at Mcity will help get us there even faster,” Chris Helsel, Goodyear’s chief technology officer, said in the release.