What If Tires Could Heal Themselves?

This video from the American Chemical Society outlines research that could dramatically change automotive for the better. Researchers in Germany have created car tire rubber compounds that can re-attach bonds when broken, as with a puncture, within hours. They believe this can be narrowed down to minutes with more work. All while actually simplifying the tire rubber-making process.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6oBbLaRxB4

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An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.
Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.