The methodology for the calculation of DMI / DMC was revised by Eurostat in 2007. For this figure, the data are calculated after the revised methodology. Therefore, the data set compromises the consistency in order to provide an extended temporal coverage. For non-EU countries, we used the MFA data compiled by the Wuppertal Institute on behalf of OECD (not published yet).
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This will reduce wear and tear on them and increase their longevity, thereby saving money. It also saves precious raw material: it takes 27 litres of crude oil to produce a new tire. Under-inflated tyres also increase fuel consumption by up to 10%. Check your tyres at least once a month. It takes but a few minutes.
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