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Self-Inflating Tires

Coda Lets You Keep on Driving

— February 28, 2008 — Autos
Flat tires suck. We all know that. Even for those who are apt at changing their wheels themselves, it's never convenient to have to stop and get out. For those of us who aren't so auto savvy, it's a really miserable experience.

I think everyone who drives will appreciate Coda Development's new self-inflating tires. They ensure you never have to stop and get out to change your wheels. In fact, all you have to do is keep on driving thanks to a peristaltic pump. That's the same kind of contraption used to get the fluid moving in a hospital IV.

It sounds really fancy, the it's actually expected to cheap and more reliable than existing tech. Coda will be debuting the system in April at the 2008 SAE World Congress.
Trend Themes
1. Self-inflating Tires - The development of self-inflating tires presents an opportunity for tire manufacturers to create a new line of products that focus on convenience and reliability.
2. Peristaltic Pumps - The peristaltic pump technology used in self-inflating tires can be applied in other industries such as medical devices and food processing, providing opportunities for innovation.
3. Smart Tires - Self-inflating tires can be equipped with sensors that collect data on tire pressure and temperature, creating opportunities for the development of smart tires in the automotive industry.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive Industry - The automotive industry can benefit from self-inflating tires by creating a new line of smart tires that provide real-time data on tire pressure and temperature.
2. Tire Manufacturing Industry - The tire manufacturing industry can capitalize on the development of self-inflating tires by creating a new line of products that enhance the safety and reliability of tires.
3. Medical Industry - The peristaltic pump technology used in self-inflating tires can be applied in the design of medical devices, such as IV pumps, providing opportunities for innovation and improved patient care.
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