Radio-tagging tires has multiple benefits, some of them being better transparency with regards to manufacturing and supply and better control over the materials used.

According to CleanTehnica, Bridgestone plans to use tagged tires from buses and trucks in combination with a cloud-based solution to maximize the rubber's lifespan, thus reducing their carbon footprint.

At first, the Japanese company will implement radio-tagged tires in Europe and the US, for logistics companies that manage large fleets of vehicles.

To make sure Bridgestone will be able to keep up with demand, officials said that the company will be adding new production lines throughout all of Asia in 2024.

The plan is that, by 2030, all commercial vehicles in the Europe, Japan and Europe are to be using RFID tires.

They also say that passenger cars will also be able to use radio-tagged tires sometime in the future.

One feature of this system is the fact that users can adjust the pressure in individual tires to improve the fuel efficiency, while also properly retread them to extend their operational lifespan.

One tire from a passenger car can have a carbon footprint of around 285 kilograms, while a truck tire has a footprint of 2.481 kilograms.

Tire maintenance is important for many reasons, such as safety, but also fuel efficiency, since an optimal pressure ensures better fuel economy.