New NanoEnergy 3 is the latest addition to the NanoEnergy range, for compact and mid-range cars. NanoEnergy products guarantee safety, durability, fuel savings and efficiency.
The third model in the NanoEnergy family benefits from an improved tyre construction and a new polymer in the tread compound. Partly thanks to these, the tyre has a longer tyre life, better wet performance and lower fuel consumption than its predecessor.
New Tread Compound
Increased Silica and new Low Rolling Resistance Grip Polymer improves wet grip with reduced fuel consumption. Active Polymer, with improved filler dispersion provide good balance of wear life + low rolling resistance.
The European Union, under CE 1222/2009, has mandated that all tyres manufactured after the date of July 1 2012 for cars and commercial vehicles include standard EU Tyre Labels classifying them by three performance characteristics:fuel efficiency classified from A to G,wet grip classified from A to G, and noise emission in decibels.
Categories of tyres unaffected by this regulation include: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing/sports car tyres, as well as certain types of tyres designed to improve traction such as studded tyres, T-type temporary spare tyres, tyres for cars built before 1990, tyres with a maximum allowed speed of 80km/h, tyres for rims with a diameter less or equal to 254 mm or greater or equal to 635 mm. This label is intended on one hand to promote economic and ecological efficiency in traffic, as well as increase road safety, and on the other hand to help consumers select appropriate tyres by ensuring a certain degree of product transparency.
Nevertheless, the label has been criticized for only showing a very limited number of characteristics. Professionals argue that tyres have many more features that are important and relevant to road safety, including but not limited to aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, product properties on wet and dry roads other than wet grip, properties on snow. Tyre manufacturers suggest that the test results from various institutions and industry magazines should remain a very important source of information for the end consumer, because they focus on and rate a wide variety of tyre properties and features.