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Small particles (particle size PM2.5) give rise to the greatest risk and the most hazardous consequences, particularly in urban areas with the greatest exposure. Sources of small particles include large-scale dispersion of particles, traffic exhaust emissions, burning of wood, industrial emissions, …

Taking into account the life cycle of a tire, the majority of the environmental impact occurs when the tire is in use, and most of this impact is due to the vehicle's fuel consumption. Using an economical driving style – avoiding sudden braking and acceleration – can lead to fuel consumption sav…

By choosing Nokian Tyres, drivers are making a decision to support the environment. Over the life cycle of a tire, the majority of the environmental impact occurs when the tire is in use; selecting the correct tire can help reduce fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. Nokian’s long-term dev…

Premium summer and winter tires consume less fuel thanks to their lower rolling resistance. Driving economically and maintaining tires can also help with fuel savings. On average, tires are used to drive 20,000–30,000 miles so the saving may amount to almost 500 USD. This is enough to buy a complete…