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Safety Recall: Recall of Dunlop SportMaxx GT tyre in size 255/40ZR19 100Y XL

Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, February 23, 2016 – Tyre manufacturer Goodyear Dunlop is recalling 1,084 Dunlop SportMaxx GT summer passenger car tyres in size 255/40ZR19 100Y XL produced in weeks 37 and 38 of 2015, in order to retrieve 369 tyres which were manufactured with an incorrect tread compound.

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The UK Faces a Generation of Part Worn Tyre Drivers

A recent study has shown that UK roads could face a growing danger from a generation of young drivers happy to purchase part worn tyres.Advantage Research and Innovation surveyed over 4000 UK car drivers between the ages of 17 to 84, all of whom had purchased tyres in the past month.

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Premium vs Budget - Winter Tyres

Goodyear put two sets of tyres to the test on a track aimed to mimic the effect of stopping on ice. One car was fitted with premium Goodyear winter tyres, while the other was fitted with a set of budget tyres.

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