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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: 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 information pertaining to rolling resistance (fuel efficiency), wet grip and external rolling noise be printed on a uniform EU tire label. The goal of this is to increase safety and ecological and economical road transport efficiency by using tires that are safer, quieter and use less fuel.
The new EU tire label contains concrete information for seven classes from A to G.
There are 3 different categories:

EU Tire Label, Short Overview

1 -  Rolling Resistance
Explanations. Refer to → Anchor.
2 -  Wet Grip
Explanations. Refer to → Anchor.
3 -  Noise Emission
Explanations. Refer to → Anchor.
EU Tire Label
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EU Tire Label, Goals
To reduce fuel usage To improve road safety To reduce traffic noise The EU Tire Label Provi ...

Other materials:

Indicator lamps and fuel gauge
Fig. 129 In the instrument cluster: Variants A and B: fuel gauges for petrol and diesel. Variant C: fuel gauge for autogas First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Needle position  Possible cause ...

Warning lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Lit up Possible cause Solution The tailgate is open or not properly closed. Do not drive on! Open the tailgate and close it again. Several warning and ...

Frontal collisions and the laws of physics
Fig. 45 Unbelted occupants in a vehicle heading for a brick wall Fig. 46 Unbelted occupants in a vehicle striking a brick wall First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The physical principles involved in a frontal collision are relatively simple. As soon a ...

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