Tyre Knowledge

Tyre basics – for a long lasting and safe driving experience

You might think the engine is the most important part of a car – but where would you go without the tyres? As the only thing that connects the car to the ground, you should take good care of them to ensure a safe driving experience. With the right tyre care, you can preserve the tyre’s quality and performance. Our experts are eager to share their knowledge and provide you with important tyre information. Read on and get to know your tyre!

Tyre Approval

The tyre size is in the vehicle registration document.

What is tyre approval? And what else needs to be considered regarding this topic? Our expert will tell you. 

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Minimum tyre tread depth for summer tyres: the permitted wear limit

A car tyre with the required minimum tread depth stands on a road.

What should the tread depth of summer tyres be? Find out about your summer tyres' wear limit and durability.

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Which tyre size fits my car?

A finger points to the tyre size on a car tyre.

When buying tyres, it's all about the right tyre size. We explain how to determine the permitted tyre size for your car. 

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What are XL tyres?

A car with XL tyres stands between bushes.

XL tyres are designed for heavy loads. Find out which vehicles need XL tyres and everything you should know about them.

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