There’s nothing new about central tyre inflation (CTI) systems, of course. The first vehicle to have one is reckoned to be the US-made 1942 DUKW amphibious truck, but other systems came along pretty quickly as the Cold War adversaries battled to get the technological upper hand. Czech-made Tatra T813 8×8 trucks used the technology to maintain tyre pressure even after multiple punctures. Then, in 1984, General Motors offered civilian versions of its Humvee-base called the Hummer H1 and fitted the […]