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Ranking of summer tyres for 2017

Not sure which tyre to choose for the upcoming season? Read our summary and find out which models are ranked by specialists as the best.

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195/65 R15 summer tyre tests – ADAC results

Are you thinking of buying summer tyres? Maybe you don’t know which model to choose? Take a look at which models have passed the rigorous testing conducted by the ADAC organization and see which...

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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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Top 10 Best selling summer tyres

Top 10 Best selling summer tyres

Summer is, arguably, the best time to drive in the UK and for many motorists, this means getting the best summer tyres for the perfect driving experience!

  • 09/05/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Car aerodynamics: combatting air resistance

Car aerodynamics: combatting air resistance

Car aerodynamics represent an area of vehicle design that not many drivers understand, yet are impacted by it on a regular basis. How your car handles air resistance - also known as drag - determines how much power is required to push through, limiting how much energy goes directly into actual movement.

  • 08/05/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
Top 5 premium summer tyres

Top 5 premium summer tyres

The British summer time is a great opportunity for driving and, naturally, many drivers want to ensure their cars drive as smoothly as possible. By choosing the right summer tyres, you can enhance your vehicle with the right parameters to match your driving style.

  • 28/04/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Vehicle tax rates: new road tax rules for 2017 explained

Vehicle tax rates: new road tax rules for 2017 explained

From the start of April, vehicle road tax rates will change. All new cars in the UK will come under one of three vehicle excise duty (VED) categories. These bands will not just focus on the selling price of the vehicle - they will also take emissions into account.

  • 04/04/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Controversial, provocative, forbidden tyre advertising

Controversial, provocative, forbidden tyre advertising

Advertising a chocolate bar in a car wash operated by strippers? Advertising vodka with a housewife who employs men to - lashed with a whip - clean her apartment? Sex, violence and risky vocabulary? Such things have also happened to tyre manufacturers


  • 03/04/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Ranking of summer tyres for 2017

Ranking of summer tyres for 2017

Not sure which tyre to choose for the upcoming season? Read our summary and find out which models are ranked by specialists as the best.

  • 29/03/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Un-British Britain: Just how many British cars are in the UK?

Un-British Britain: Just how many British cars are in the UK?

The UK is, of course, a country based on motoring. Aside from the abundance of cars on the roads, British is home to some of the world’s most popular and historic car manufacturers, such as Aston Martin, Land Rover, Bentley, Jaguar and Mini. With such popular vehicles produced right on our doorstep, it makes sense to find many of these on our own roads, right?

  • 22/03/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Top 10 cheap summer tyres

Top 10 cheap summer tyres

Spring will soon be upon us and, for drivers, this means the start of the warmer season and the time to start looking at summer tyres!

  • 14/03/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Travel costs: Where is the most expensive place to drive in England and Wales?

Travel costs: Where is the most expensive place to drive in England and Wales?

In an ideal world, the respective prices in owning and operating a car would be the same wherever you go. After all, the quality of fuel, or even the vehicle itself, doesn’t change. However, the economy doesn’t work like that and, as a result, where you live in the UK can have an impact on how much these things cost.

  • 14/03/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
Speeding fine changes: explaining the new costs

Speeding fine changes: explaining the new costs

On the 24th of April, 2017, new speeding fine guidelines will come into effect. These changes, announced in the previous January, won’t change anything in Scotland or Northern Ireland, but they will change how much a speeding ticket costs drivers in England and Wales.

  • 14/03/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND