GM to work with researchers to boost fuel economy with tires

by Melissa Burden
Detroit News
Nov. 21, 2012

General Motors Co. said Wednesday that its engineers will work with independent researchers beginning in January to help develop tire technology to boost fuel economy in vehicles.

The Detroit automaker gave $5 million to the National Tire Research Center in Virginia, which recently opened. The center includes tire performance machines that can help car and tire manufacturers to pattern real-life emergencies and improve road safety.”

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