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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 & ...

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Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Interior mirror  → Exterior mirrors For safety reasons it is important that the driver positions the exterior and interior mirrors correctly before starting a journey . You can use the exterior mirrors and the int ...

Loading the trailer
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Trailer weight and drawbar load The trailer weight is the weight that the vehicle can pull . The drawbar load is the weight that the towing bracket exerts on the ball coupling vertically from above . The figures for tr ...

Indicator lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The central locking system indicator lamp is located in the driver door . Depending on the vehicle equipment level, the vehicle may have an anti-theft alarm and a SAFELOCK mechanism . After locking ...

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