Tyre-label crop

One in five truck tires fail German surveillance test

WDK gate 600Frankfurt, Germany –  Almost 20% of truck tires have failed to meet the rolling resistance efficiency class specified by the manufacturer or importer, according to the WDK.

The finding is based on tests carried out under a joint investigation by the Frankfurt-based rubber industry association and German market surveillance authorities.

The study, involving Germany’s office for metrology and calibration Rhein-land-Pfalz and the Landeseichamt Sachsen-Anhalt, investigated 31 different truck tire types, the WDK said 3 Dec.

The tires,…

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