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The Story behind European Standard EN16662-1:2020

AutoSock worked togehter with CEN for the new EU standard EN16662-1
EN16662-1 represents an important step towards European interoperability for drivers crossing borders under adverse weather and is neutralizing ant...

The Key Parameters of the Tire Code as Basis for Choosing AutoSock

The Key Parameters of the Tire Code
We have all been in the situation of not knowing which tires are mounted on the car. In a certain situation, one knows even less about the dimensio...

New Video online: Rear Wheel Installation and Driving of AutoSock

AutoSock with a new mounting video: rear wheel installation
In order to show customers how easy it is to mount AutoSock on rear wheels, we published a new installation video. The installation steps are the s...

The AutoSock Components and their Functions

Split view showing all AutoSock components
AutoSock is a patented quality product and consists of five scientifically developed components. Each component has its own function to insure the ...

How to mount AutoSock: the Installation Guide in different Languages

AutoSock with a new video: the installation guide
To make it even easier for AutoSock customers to mount our snow socks, we published a new installation guide in six different languages. The instal...

AutoSock explains the new Standard EN16662-1: what are the Effects for Winter Driving in Europe?

EN16662-1: Video explains the effects for winter driving in Europe
The new European Standard EN16662-1 has a huge impact on winter driving in Europe. It is challenging to keep track of legal updates and to fully un...

The AutoSock Regulations Update for the new Winter Season 2021-2022

AutoSock Regulations Update for the winter season 2021-2022
Every year the regulations for carrying and using winter traction devices are changing. It is challenging to keep track of legal updates for differ...

New French Winter Driving Regulations: AutoSock fulfils local Road Safety Requirements in France

New road sign: French winter driving regulation update
Oslo, 7th October 2021 - AutoSock meets all requirements for removable winter traction devices stated in the new French Winter Driving regulations....

The Principal Function of AutoSock from a more Scientific Point of View

AutoSock explains the proncipal function of its products
When driving on non-dry surfaces, the pressure created to the wheel load will lead to a thin film of water between the tire and the surface. The la...

Colorado Chain Law in effect as September begins

Colorado Chain Law in effect as September begins
Colorado is getting ready for winter. Already from September 1st, the Colorado chain law has been in effect. AutoSock is the approved alternate tra...

AutoSock official Polestar Accessory

AutoSock listed product accessory in the official web store of Polestar
AutoSock is an official accessory of Polestar. When ordering a new car from Polestar, AutoSock can now be added as a traction device. Already last ...

With immediate effect: AutoSock for passenger cars legally accepted snow chain alternative throughout the EU and Switzerland

Map about implementation of EN16662-1 shows where AutoSock is a legally accepted snow chain alternative
As of today, AutoSock for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles are legally accepted throughout the European Union and Switzerland when snow...