Patent Number: 7,086,439

Title: Pneumatic tire and a process for mounting the tire onto vehicle

Abstract: A pneumatic tire comprises a tread portion, a pair of sidewall portions, a pair of bead portions, a carcass, a belt, and a reinforcing member arranged in a tire zone including at least the sidewall portion, wherein a shearing rigidity in the circumferential direction of the reinforcing member is made larger at a first tire zone located at an outside of the vehicle than at a second tire zone located at an inside of the vehicle in the same tire at a posture of mounting the tire onto a vehicle.

Inventors: Matsumoto; Hiroyuki (Kodaira, JP), Maehara; Daisuke (Kodaira, JP)

Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation

International Classification: B60C 3/06 (20060101); B60C 13/00 (20060101); B60C 15/00 (20060101); B60C 15/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018