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<br /> www.tiretechnologyinternational.com | NOVEMBER 2012<br /> INTERVIEWS<br /> David O’Donnell<br /> head of R&D, passenger and<br /> light truck tires, Continental<br /> Giorgio Audisio<br /> head of Tire Systems and<br /> Ecodynamics, Pirelli<br /> Perfect<br /> chemistry<br /> Roger Williams discusses the<br /> future make-up of the tire<br /> with some of the industry’s<br /> top materials experts. What<br /> changes are in store?<br /> TRUCK TIRES RACE�TIRE DEVELOPMENT<br /> Regional variations and burgeoning<br /> international standards are occupying<br /> Goodyear Dunlop’s Henk van Tuyl<br /> How Falken Motorsports’ test team<br /> juggles logistical constraints and<br /> the unpredictable Nürburgring weather<br /> i<br /> i<br /> i<br /> l<br /> UNIVERSITY FOCUS<br /> Recent work on<a title="Tire Technology International - November 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc7bad6e?page=1"> www.tiretechnologyinternational.com | NOVEMBER 20</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - November 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc7bad6e?page=2"> Increase fuel efficiency without losing your grip.</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - November 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc7bad6e?page=3"> IN THIS ISSUE Editor's note the people that</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - November 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc7bad6e?page=4"> W H A T ' S N E W ? 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