Lifestyle feature opportunity:
Continental Tyres is inviting consumer lifestyle journalists to a track day on Wednesday 28th April 2010.
Areas we will be covering:
- Eco-driving – you’ll be shown how to drive your car to reduce fuel consumption and the impact on the environment. For example, always drive in the highest possible gear for the speed you are doing. And, the faster you go the more fuel you use. According to the DFT driving at 70mph uses up to 9% more fuel than at 60mph and up to 15% more than at 50mph. Cruising at 80mph can use up to 25% more fuel than at 70mph.
- Showing you how you never have to change another tyre again. Some 48% of women know how to change a wheel and only 33% believe they could do the job on their own – compared with 84% of men knowing what to do and 77% being capable of managing alone.
- Driving in the wet and the difference the tyre tread and pressure makes to being able...