US to Test Rolling Resistance

4th January 2005 | 0 Comments

The US independent tyre testing company, Smithers Scientific Services, has been awarded a $400,000 (£210,000) contract from the California Energy Commission to conduct a study of tyre characteristics in relation to rolling resistance.

The study will involve tyre rolling resistance, traction and treadwear testing, and according to the company will potentially serve as the basis for a fuel efficiency reporting system and minimum- efficiency standards.

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