EU drivers still under-inflate their tyres

ERJ staff report (DS)

Brussels — In a new survey, Bridgestone has found that 71% of motorists in Europe are driving on under-inflated tyres, wasting 2 billion litres of fuel a year, and adding 4.8 million tons of CO2 emissions

Bridgestone checked the tyre condition of 38,000 cars in 9 European countries in 2010. The
results show that 71 percent of motorists are driving on under-inflated tyres. Bridgestone calculates
that this habit is leading to the equivalent of 2 billion tons of wasted fuel worth € 2.8 billion a…

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