Heavy, unexpected rain is on the rise due to global warming. hyBlade is a future-oriented tire specifically designed for such circumstances. It is optimized for dry grip, cornering and downforce in normal conditions and features perfect draining capabilities in heavy rain with deep holes leading up to the hub. In addition, its waterwheel structure allows a vehicle to steer even when submerged. The airless structure further maximizes the tire's life and also contributes to preserving the environment.
DEVELOPMENT TIME13 - 24 months
TARGET REGIONSAfrica, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America
TARGET GROUPSTrade / Industry, Public Sector / Government
With the hyBlade tire, the award goes to a visionary concept that makes a real contribution to a sustainable future. State-of-the-art features improve safety in an outstanding manner, particularly during flash floods. Above all, the airless construction maximizes the tires lifespan, which, in turn, saves resources and hence the environment. The jury was enthusiastic about every detail of this concept.