The GI 388 features an open pattern designed for outstanding traction and is ideal for all axles of all-wheel-drive construction vehicles. This rugged, durable tyre delivers superb traction on fi rm and loose terrain alike. The GI 388 incor porates Stone Ejectors, raised elements that prevent stones from lodging in the tyres.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
M+S Outstanding performance in wet and dry conditions and loose terrain.
Robust, durable casing High mileage. Outstanding for re-treading and re-grooving.
Rugged pattern with wide, closed shoulder design For top traction plus superb directional stability in road use.
Cut resistant compound Improved resistance to mechanical damage.
Stone Ejectors Hundreds of tiny raised elements help to prevent foreign bodies from being trapped in the grooves and damaging the tyre.
EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes
The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.
Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.
The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.
With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.
Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.
Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.
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Falken Tyre Europe GmbH is the European subsidiary of Japanese tyre manufacturer Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. From its headquarters in Offenbach
am Main, Germany, Falken Tyre Europe oversees the marketing of a complete portfolio of tyres for cars, trucks, vans and SUVs as supplier of OEM products
and for the European aftermarket. The company has built up a sales network of around 8,000 tyre dealers throughout Europe, which act as our partners for
sales and fitting of our quality products.
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