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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: EU Tire Label, Goals

To reduce fuel usage
To improve road safety
To reduce traffic noise
The EU Tire Label Provides the End-User with Information About the Tire's Most Important Properties. However, it Does Not Provide All Critical Safety Criteria.
Explaining additional tire properties can exert a sustained influence on the purchasing decision.
The customer should be made aware of the limited reliability of the label regarding tire properties. For example, the label says nothing about the winter properties on winter tires.
Tire tests remain important sources of information for dealers and end-users.
The tires test check many other performance factors, including the following:
Aquaplaning properties
Driving stability
Steering precision
Service life
Braking properties
Performance under winter conditions
EU Tire Label, Short Overview
Starting on 11/1/2012, tire manufacturers must comply with the new EU Regulation (EG) 1222/2009 (Tire Labeling Regulation). The Tire Labeling Regulation requires that informati ...

EU Tire Label, Categories
Rolling Resistance. Refer to → Anchor Wet Grip. Refer to → Anchor Noise Emission. Refer to & ...

Other materials:

Rolling Resistance Tires
Tire deformation when rolling causes the vehicle to loose energy that makes the rolling resistance noticeable. Deformation is significantly lowered on rolling resistance tires due to new construction and low-wear surface mixtures. ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Preparing for a journey and driving safely  → Driving abroad  → Driving through water on roads Depending on where the vehicle is used, it could be a good idea to have an engine and transmission guard insta ...

12 V Socket
12 V Socket , Removing and Installing   Caution Using force to remove cigarette lighter sockets without illumination can result in damage to the mounting sleeve retainers. The Cigare ...

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