1. Customer service/
  2. Selecting tyres/
  3. Tyre characteristics

How are the characteristics on the tyre labels - fuel economy, wet grip, and pass-by noise - determined and tested?

The new tyre classifications are determined using precisely specified tests. Every tyre manufacturer is responsible for evaluating and classifying its own tyres. Self-evaluation involves using precisely defined testing methods approved by the Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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