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  • EU tyre label: tyres with the worst ratings banned from sale

    Published the 05/05/2017 by Yannick O'Conor

    From 1st May 2017, passenger tyres with a G-rating for fuel efficiency or a F-rating for wet grip on the EU tyre label can no longer be sold.
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  • Only 8% of drivers are aware of the three labelling criteria

    Published the 19/11/2013 by Peter

    Tyre labelling is now mandatory in Europe, but have European consumers fully integrated this new labelling system when buying tyres? In partnership with Ipsos, the new Rezulteo survey shows that consumers are more familiar with labelling than before, but it is still not a decisive purchasing criterion since they prefer to give priority to the price of tyres and advice from sales specialists.
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  • No AA-rated tyres before 2013

    Published the 02/01/2013 by Connor

    At present, there's no point looking for tyres displaying a double 'A’ label, even in tyre ranges from leading brands. The European legislator has set the bar high, particularly in terms of fuel efficiency. Tyre manufacturers announce the first AA-rated tyres for 2013. In the meantime, B and C rated tyres are perfectly acceptable.
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  • Tyre labelling outside Europe

    Published the 29/11/2012 by Connor

    To date, tyre labelling has only been adopted by Japan and South Korea. But other countries, such as the USA and Brazil are likely to follow suit. Performance criteria, grading scales, tyre label: Overview of the different legislations.
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  • 80% of European drivers are in favour of tyre labelling

    Published the 12/11/2012 by Siobhan

    Just a few days before European tyre labelling became mandatory, Rezulteo conducted jointly with the Ipsos Research Institute, a study covering 5 European countries to get a better idea of what consumers expect when choosing their tyres. The main lesson drawn from this study: Although the initiative remains largely unknown, European consumers are very much in favour of tyre labelling. All consumers say they need more guidance when choosing their tyres.
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  • Introduction of tyre labelling

    Published the 03/10/2012 by Connor

    The first labelled tyres are arriving on sales channels and will soon appear in retail outlets. On the internet, tyre sales websites are also starting to display tyre performance labels in product data sheets. All are getting ready to answer the questions that motorists will undoubtedly ask them.
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  • Dunlop unveil an AA-labelled sports tyreDunlop unveil an AA-labelled sports tyre

    Published the 25/09/2012 by Sinead

    Like other tyre manufacturers, Dunlop chose the International Tyre Faire in Essen to unveil the BluResponse AA, a high performance concept tyre that achieves AA-grades as set out by EU tyre labelling regulations. It will be used as a base to develop sporty tyres offering improved safety and fuel efficiency.
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  • Goodyear presents its AA concept tyre

    Published the 24/09/2012 by Connor

    Committed to promoting European tyre labelling, Goodyear has just revealed its AA graded concept tyre, the highest possible grade that can be achieved in performance tests. Coming from Goodyear’s range of fuel efficient tyres, the EfficientGrip AA will be used as a base to develop tyres focused on safety and fuel economy.
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  • Forthcoming tyre performance labelling

    Published the 11/09/2012

    From November 2012, tyres will have to be sold with a label informing the customer of their performance. The criteria: safety, consumption, and noise pollution. This is a favourable time for green tyres.
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  • Bridgestone will officially present an AA-rated tyre at the Paris Motor Show

    Published the 11/09/2012

    The tyre manufacturer will officially present the EP001S, the latest member of the fuel efficient Ecopia range, at the Paris Motor Show in September. This tyre will be rated AA, achieving the top label rating for fuel efficiency and wet grip.
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  • First labels from June 2012

    Published the 05/09/2012

    The European Commission clarified points RE tyre labelling

    European tyre labels will come into force in 2012. Labelling will not be mandatory before November, but tyre manufacturers and distributors can start introducing labels from June onwards.
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  • With the Cinturato P7 Blue, Pirelli launches the market's first AA-rated tyre

    Published the 29/08/2012 by Sinead

    Since June 1st, tyre manufacturers can display performance ratings for its new tyres. With the Cinturato P7 Blue, Pirelli sets the bar high right from the start: The tyre manufacturer is the first to launch an AA-rated tyre on the market, i.e. a tyre with the highest rating for wet braking performance and energy efficiency. Other tyre manufacturers are not far behind, but they are not announcing AA-rated tyres before 2013.
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