Designed to maximise grip in colder weather, they give motorists the peace of mind that comes with knowing they can stop safely on ice-covered roads and don’t lose control in the snow.
Most car manufacturers recommend fitting winter tyres when the temperature falls below a sustained seven degrees centigrade.
According to the National Tyre Distributors’ Association, the difference between a winter tyre and a ‘summer’ tyre lies in the tread compound and tread pattern.The tread compound contains more natural rubber so it doesn’t harden in cold weather.
Marshall Motor Holdings Plc (LON:MMH), together with its subsidiaries, engages in retailing passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the United Kingdom. It sells new and used vehicles; and provides after sales services, such as servicing, body shop repairs, and parts sales.