Posted October 14, 2018. Meet the “KiWieel” – our first demo model of the new non-pneumatic tire design. Finite element analysis shows it is good for 500+ MPH (800 km/h). 🙂 Meeting a rubber manufacturer tomorrow that will help me find the best rubber compound, and I am very excited. Note, the wheel section is… Continue reading Meet the “KiWieel”
Category: Re-inventing the wheel
We are re-inventing the wheel!
The weakest link in all wheel-driven speed record attempts is a surprising and obscure detail – tires! Tires can be one of the main points of failure on all vehicles, but are specifically troublesome on extremely high speed, wheel-driven vehicles. Therefore, we are literally re-inventing the wheel for Green Envy! The very fastest cars are… Continue reading We are re-inventing the wheel!