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Aquaplaning: How Wet Surfaces Actually Influence Your Driving

It still rains in the summer, so there’s still a chance of aquaplaning. So, what is aquaplaning and how can the right wet performance tyres help?

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Tyre grip in the summer – what type of tread to choose?

The best summer tyres are products that offer sustainable performance across a variety of conditions. As such, we don’t recommend tyres that are only good in one specific environment. When it...

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Tyre pressure in the summer

Tyres are the only part of a car to make direct contact with the road surface. However, it isn’t the tyres themselves that carry the weight of the vehicle, as this is down to the pressure of the...

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How to become a better driver?

How to become a better driver?

For many people, driving is a skill that can always be improved. If you want to become a better driver, there is always something new to learn.

  • 23/02/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
The history of Petlas tyres

The history of Petlas tyres

Petlas is one of the leading Turkish brands of tyre. Its establishment, in a sense, was possible due to the turbulent situation in neighbouring Cyprus in the mid-1970s.

  • 16/02/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
The History of Lassa tyres

The History of Lassa tyres

Lassa is the leading tyre brand in Turkey, which in recent years has boldly made its way into European markets. For 25 years Lassa has been associated with Japanese giant Bridgestone, and behind it stands the industrial giant from the Bosporus.

  • 13/02/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Car gadgets & features: practical innovations

Car gadgets & features: practical innovations

At their core, all cars use the same technology to move and be driven. However, when you look away from the engines, suspension and, yes, even the car tyres, what are the more unique features found on various vehicles today?

  • 10/02/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
All season vs winter tyres: what’s the best option?

All season vs winter tyres: what’s the best option?

For the vast majority of drivers, summer tyres are an obvious choice. However, there are many parts of the UK where the winter weather is not quite severe enough to exclusively warrant the use of winter tyres, so many drivers wonder if it is better to use all season tyres instead?

  • 10/02/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
How expensive are car repairs over time?

How expensive are car repairs over time?

Car repairs are something few drivers, if any, ever look forward to. Yet, the more you drive your vehicle, the more these costs seem to pile up.

  • 10/02/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
ADAC summer tyre test 2017

ADAC summer tyre test 2017

Not sure what tyres to buy for the coming season? Wondering which model will provide you with safety and comfort regardless of the weather? The ADAC test will help you make the right decision.

  • 06/02/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
The road blocks for smart cars

The road blocks for smart cars

Smart cars and driverless car technology have been in the news for some time now, with the likes of Tesla making large, public headwaves. Yet, when it comes to the UK at least, what challenges do we face before these vehicles can be mass adopted?

  • 05/01/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
2017’s Pirelli Calendar

2017’s Pirelli Calendar

A calendar is a great way to keep track of your events and appointments throughout the year and there are many such calendars out there for motoring enthusiasts. One of the most popular, however, is from the Pirelli tyre company.

  • 02/01/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
How to get the best car insurance in the Uk

How to get the best car insurance in the Uk

Owning a car means dealing with various expenses. In addition to general maintenance, car tyres and fuel costs, car insurance is another factor that many drivers need to consider.

  • 22/12/2016
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND