Winter tire testing in Europe, from the snowy passes of the Alps to the ice and cold of Scandinavia, is described. Methodology of evaluation and how it has evolved is examined. The continuing need for a winter tire to supplement summer tire performance is explored. The future of winter tires is discussed from the standpoint of service requirements and government regulations.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • From SAE Meeting held June 9-13, 1980.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Kneip, J V
    • Derooy, A F
    • Kind, G J
  • Publication Date: 1980-6

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  • Accession Number: 00331783
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800837, HS-030 919
  • Files: HSL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1983 12:00AM