‘One-sided, unrepresentative, unrealistic’ – Michelin criticises Auto Bild tyre test

Auto Bild urges motorists to replace their tyres at 3mm

As we reported in July, progress is being made at European and international levels towards deciding on a wet grip test for worn tyres. Michelin actively supports this development and claims that driving on tyres to the legal tread depth of 1.6mm can be completely safe. The tyre maker is therefore critical of a magazine test that suggests this isn’t the case at all.

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