Noticias de la industria

Driving with airless tyres might soon be reality according to the Michelin Uptis propotype.

With the introduction of the Uptis (Unique Puncture-proof Tyre System), Michelin is taking a leap into the future. Car tyres without air would have revolutionary benefits. Tyre pressure is one of the most important factors for car tyres nowadays, but at the same time also the only factor which can neither be influenced or controlled […]

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Popularity of all-season tyres continues to rise

The amount of All-Season tyres on the road continues to grow. That’s the most important conclusion made from the four-season tyre test conducted annually by AutoWeek in collaboration with the German AutoBild. More and more motorists are opting for this compromise of summer and winter tyres. Because it still is; a compromise of summer and […]

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Current winter tire obligation in Europe

The regulations on the obligation of winter tires and snow chains in Europe are constantly changing. Here you can download the most current overview of Winter obligation legislation. The overview consists of two parts: 1. Regulations for winter tires for passenger cars, vans and light commercial vehicles (≤ 3,500 kg); 2. Regulations for winter tires […]

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No more slipping thanks to aquaplaning alarm

It is a terrifying feeling; you drive straight across a long stretch of highway and suddenly your tires begin to slip – aquaplaning. The Japanese company Sumitomo has now developed a technology that indicates exactly when you are at risk as a motorist. Aquaplaning is one of the most dangerous and treacherous things that can […]

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New winter tyre legislation in Germany.

In Germany, it is mandatory to use winter tyres in wintery conditions. Recently, the definition of suitable tyres has been tightened in German law. Tyres that only have M+S markings are no longer sufficient. The tyre must have the 3PMSF symbol (3 Peak Mountain Snowflake).

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