LONDON – It may be some years off yet, but Italian tire maker Pirelli SpA is convinced there’s a future for the “intelligent" tire that can control a vehicle's steering, braking and suspension in line with the road conditions. In fact, Pirelli is so convinced this is the way forward that it is sinking hundreds of millions of dollars of research spending into making it a reality. The intelligent tire – or "cyber tire" as Pirelli calls it – is the centerpiece of a corporate research ...

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