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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Rolling resistance optimised tyres

The energy loss caused by the deformation of the tyre when rolling is known as rolling resistance.
With rolling resistance optimised tyres the deformation is greatly reduced by a revised design and the use of optimised tread compositions.
The tyres which are approved by the manufacturer have an optimised rolling resistance and provide state-of-the-art technology in terms safety and client-related characteristics.
The respective approved makes of tyres are listed in the following chapters → Wheel and Tyre Guide; Rep. gr.44.
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