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PostHeaderIcon Meet the Goodyear Oxygene, the Tire That Makes Oxygen!

Goodyear has become the latest tire manufacturer to unveil a revolutionary tire concept that could change the industry for the better. The Ohio-based company went to the Geneva Motor Show to showcase the Oxygene, a tire concept that employs artificial intelligence, generates its own electricity, and is filled with living moss. When was the last time you saw a tire with that much capability? Never? You’d be right.


Meet the Goodyear Oxygene, the Tire That Makes Oxygen! - image 773081
“The concept tires were developed with an emphasis on reducing material waste, emissions, and energy loss.”

I don’t claim to be an authority on subjects about tires, but even I know enough to understand that the Goodyear Oxygene borders on the realm of science fiction. Think about it. It’s crazy enough to think that a set of tires will have artificial intelligence, but to have it filled with living moss that can absorb carbon dioxide? It has all the makings of an early April Fool’s joke, but the truth is often stranger than fiction because the Oxygene Concept has the chance to be a real thing.

“With more than two-thirds of the world population expected to live in cities by 2050, the demands on transport networks in urban environments will increase substantially,” said Chris Delaney, President of Goodyear Europe, Middle East, and Africa. “Smarter, greener infrastructure and transport will be crucial in addressing the most pressing challenges of urban mobility and development.” Apparently, the Oxygene Concept is Goodyear’s contribution to that “smarter, greener infrastructure.”


Meet the Goodyear Oxygene, the Tire That Makes Oxygen! - image 773079
“Its functions are managed by an artificial intelligence system that also allows it to communicate with other tires on other vehicles through speed-of-light LiFi technology”

The concept tires were developed with an emphasis on reducing material waste, emissions, and energy loss. It has a unique open structure that allows heat-resistant moss to grow inside the sidewalls. It also has a revolutionary tread design that can not only absorb and circulate the moisture it picks up from the road, but also inhale carbon dioxide from the air to feed the moss. Oh, and all of its functions are managed by an artificial intelligence system that also allows it to communicate with other tires on other vehicles through speed-of-light LiFi technology.

Physically, the tires are made from 3D-printed rubber powder that’s sourced from recycled tires. The process of 3D printing tires isn’t a revolutionary concept in itself — Michelin uses the same process in its airless Vision concept tire — but it does paint a clear picture on what could potentially be a future manufacturing process that will be used by a lot of today’s leading tire brands. Like the Vision concept tires, Goodyear’s Oxygene is also airless and puncture-free. It even has a shock-absorbing open tread structure that helps improve grip in wet conditions.


Meet the Goodyear Oxygene, the Tire That Makes Oxygen! - image 773082
“The tires are made from 3D-printed rubber powder that’s sourced from recycled tires.”

With all these capabilities, it’s a wonder why Goodyear doesn’t just circumvent the concept phase of the tire and jump straight into manufacturing it. But, like most concepts, there’s that matter of defining its actual feasibility in the real world. The Goodyear Oxygene may not be there yet, but the fact that it’s already cooking something as ridiculously outlandish as this is a testament to its revolutionary instincts. “Like the concept designs Goodyear has presented at Geneva in the past, Oxygene is meant to challenge our thinking and help drive the debate around smart, safe and sustainable future mobility,” Delaney said. “By contributing in this way to cleaner air generation, the tire could help enhance the quality of life and health for city-dwellers.”

Keep selling the dream, Goodyear. We’re all here waiting to see if we’ll be buyers of it.

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PostHeaderIcon Meet the Goodyear Oxygene, the Tire That Makes Oxygen!

Goodyear has become the latest tire manufacturer to unveil a revolutionary tire concept that could change the industry for the better. The Ohio-based company went to the Geneva Motor Show to showcase the Oxygene, a tire concept that employs artificial intelligence, generates its own electricity, and is filled with living moss. When was the last time you saw a tire with that much capability? Never? You’d be right.


Meet the Goodyear Oxygene, the Tire That Makes Oxygen! - image 773081
“The concept tires were developed with an emphasis on reducing material waste, emissions, and energy loss.”

I don’t claim to be an authority on subjects about tires, but even I know enough to understand that the Goodyear Oxygene borders on the realm of science fiction. Think about it. It’s crazy enough to think that a set of tires will have artificial intelligence, but to have it filled with living moss that can absorb carbon dioxide? It has all the makings of an early April Fool’s joke, but the truth is often stranger than fiction because the Oxygene Concept has the chance to be a real thing.

“With more than two-thirds of the world population expected to live in cities by 2050, the demands on transport networks in urban environments will increase substantially,” said Chris Delaney, President of Goodyear Europe, Middle East, and Africa. “Smarter, greener infrastructure and transport will be crucial in addressing the most pressing challenges of urban mobility and development.” Apparently, the Oxygene Concept is Goodyear’s contribution to that “smarter, greener infrastructure.”


Meet the Goodyear Oxygene, the Tire That Makes Oxygen! - image 773079
“Its functions are managed by an artificial intelligence system that also allows it to communicate with other tires on other vehicles through speed-of-light LiFi technology”

The concept tires were developed with an emphasis on reducing material waste, emissions, and energy loss. It has a unique open structure that allows heat-resistant moss to grow inside the sidewalls. It also has a revolutionary tread design that can not only absorb and circulate the moisture it picks up from the road, but also inhale carbon dioxide from the air to feed the moss. Oh, and all of its functions are managed by an artificial intelligence system that also allows it to communicate with other tires on other vehicles through speed-of-light LiFi technology.

Physically, the tires are made from 3D-printed rubber powder that’s sourced from recycled tires. The process of 3D printing tires isn’t a revolutionary concept in itself — Michelin uses the same process in its airless Vision concept tire — but it does paint a clear picture on what could potentially be a future manufacturing process that will be used by a lot of today’s leading tire brands. Like the Vision concept tires, Goodyear’s Oxygene is also airless and puncture-free. It even has a shock-absorbing open tread structure that helps improve grip in wet conditions.


Meet the Goodyear Oxygene, the Tire That Makes Oxygen! - image 773082
“The tires are made from 3D-printed rubber powder that’s sourced from recycled tires.”

With all these capabilities, it’s a wonder why Goodyear doesn’t just circumvent the concept phase of the tire and jump straight into manufacturing it. But, like most concepts, there’s that matter of defining its actual feasibility in the real world. The Goodyear Oxygene may not be there yet, but the fact that it’s already cooking something as ridiculously outlandish as this is a testament to its revolutionary instincts. “Like the concept designs Goodyear has presented at Geneva in the past, Oxygene is meant to challenge our thinking and help drive the debate around smart, safe and sustainable future mobility,” Delaney said. “By contributing in this way to cleaner air generation, the tire could help enhance the quality of life and health for city-dwellers.”

Keep selling the dream, Goodyear. We’re all here waiting to see if we’ll be buyers of it.

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