Michelin 3D-Printed Tires

First, there was the Tweel, now Michelin unveils the VISION Airless Tire, which is made entirely from a bio-degradable material manufactured using a special 3D printing process. Instead of air, this tire relies on an intricate inner structure that holds the entire vehicle up. You’ll never have to take them in for a rotation or repair either, as all you need to do is get them re-printed. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

Michelin 3D-Printed Tires
Michelin 3D-Printed Tires
Michelin 3D-Printed Tires

“Even cooler is the fact that users can adjust that 3D printed tread for either sunny, rainy, or snowy weather. Wear the tread down after a series of long drives? The integrated sensors will communicate with your phone so you can get them re-printed,” reports Hi Consumption.