A family car in a white winter scene

Welcome to the tyre knowledge section!

On this platform you will find answers to your questions about car tyres as well as general tyre knowledge. Find out what components a tyre is made of and what are the similarities between tyres and ski. You can also learn more about the different winter tyre obligations across Europe and what to look for when you buy winter tyres. We will share with you also information about the winter tyre markings, the new tyre label as well as how to keep the correct air pressure. These are some of the topics you can inform yourself about in this section.

Winter tyre regulations


In which European countries are winter tyres compulsory?

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Buying winter tyres


7 things you need to know before buying winter tyres

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EU Tyre Label

The EU tyre label on a tyre.

Based on three criteria, the EU Tyre Label provides information on the environmental and safety characteristics of a tyre.

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Keeping track with maximum grip


Learn what do skis and tyres have in common!

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Fitness with car tyres


Learn more about the new ucycling opportunity for your old tyres 

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Tyre lexicon

Tyre lexicon

All you need to know about tyres from A-Z

Tyre lexicon
Semperit. A brand of Continental.