The tire that’s also a track!


DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program aims to improve mobility, survivability, safety, and effectiveness of future combat vehicles without adding heavy armor. One particularly cool idea is the Reconfigurable Wheel-Track (RWT), which can combine the traction benefits of a track with the speed benefits of a tire – all in one unit. All the GXV-T technologies are worth seeing, but you can skip to 2:20 to go straight to the RWT content

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Adam divides his time as an editor between the worlds of aviation and motoring. These worlds may seem a little diverse today, but autonomous technology and future urban mobility is bringing them ever-closer. Adam is also chairman of the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.

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