Continental Teves Inc. will begin producing its “intelligent tire” with sidewall torsion sensing in the summer of 2002, and the company hints that the customer is a U.S. automaker. “This is very interesting because usually the German or Japanese car companies claim to be advanced in technology,” Stephan Kessel, chairman of the executive board of German parent company Continental AG, tells Ward's. “In this case, it's the other way around, and I must say we're a little proud that we have ...

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