The most difficult tires riddlesCars quiz
Where does the Bridgestone Corporation, maker of the Bridgestone tires, come from?
the United States
the United Kingdom
The company was founded in 1931 in Kurume, Japan. The name is derived from founder Shojiro Ishibashi's last name, which translates literally to "stone bridge." In 1988, Bridgestone purchased American Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.
Who discovered the process of vulcanization?
John Boyd Dunlop
Giovanni Battista Pirelli
Charles Goodyear for many years improved the method of hardening the rubber. When he succeeded in 1839, investors were already offended by earlier failures. Charles died in misery. The Goodyear company was named in his honor, but otherwise is not related to him.
Which consumer electronics manufacturer also produced tires?
Nokian Tyres was split from the Nokia Corporation in 1988. Nokia, which became the largest mobile telephone manufacturer in 1998, ended its ownership interest in Nokian Tyres in 2003.
Since 2011, there is only one tire supplier for F1. This is ...
In June 2010, it was announced that Pirelli would be the sole tyre supplier for 2011 and would receive a three-year contract. Pirelli introduced two new tyre compounds for the 2018 season, Hypersoft (pink) and Superhard (orange). The Hard tyre is now ice blue.
Which tires are made of the softest rubber?
all have the same hardness
Winter tires are the softest, because rubber hardens under low temperature conditions. Winter tires must be changed in the spring, or will become very soft in higher temperatures and quickly wear out.