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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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Summer on wheels: 5 most amazing UK road trips

Summer on wheels: 5 most amazing UK road trips

If you’re looking to get out on the open road and burn some rubber, then we’ve got a few suggestions as to how you can get around the UK and see some of the sights. The tips take you off the beaten track around lesser spotted hidden gems where you can be sure to catch some great photographs and selfies whatever the weather.

  • 10/07/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Summer car maintenance essentials

Summer car maintenance essentials

With the summer well on its way, it’s easy to neglect routine maintenance on your car, but it is just as important now as in the depths of winter. Having your car coming to an abrupt halt on the side of a hot road can be just as frustrating – and potentially dangerous – as having it happen in winter.

  • 07/07/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Tyre Load Index

Tyre Load Index

Load Index is one of the tyre’s characteristics which you should carefully consider when choosing tyres. Find out why is it important and what are the effects of using tyres with an improper load index.

  • 09/06/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Autonomous Cars: Science-Fiction Is Fast Becoming Science-Fact

Autonomous Cars: Science-Fiction Is Fast Becoming Science-Fact

1990 doesn’t seem that far away – most of us will have vivid memories of that time that haven’t been dimmed by the passage of time, but technologically, it was a very different world.

  • 05/06/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
How new technologies have changed the automotive industry

How new technologies have changed the automotive industry

Throughout history, the car industry has always been of the most receptive industries to emerging technologies. Since Henry Ford open the doors of Ford at the beginning of the 20th century, technology has redefined the way cars are manufactured, operated and maintained. Technology has already redefined the way cars use fuel, with electric, hybrid and solar energy systems beginning to displace the internal combustion engine and gas-fed engines as the driving force of the future.

  • 01/06/2017
  • Author: GILES KIRKLAND
Coker Tire: tires for collectors and connoisseurs

Coker Tire: tires for collectors and connoisseurs

Do you need Firestone tires for a Packard A-One produced in 1899? Maybe you’re looking for new Excelsior tires for an Oldsmobile Touring Runabout 1905? Or perhaps Michelin tires for a Ferrari 250 manufactured in 1964? The list is endless! You’ll most likely find them with Coker Tire, an American company that produces original tires for hundreds of classic car models.

  • 12/05/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Five of the most unusual tire company inventions in history

Five of the most unusual tire company inventions in history

Driving with glowing tires? Tires that run sideways? Currently, such ideas remain in the sphere of our imagination, but for many years the tire industry has been developing thanks to many outstanding visionaries. The history of tire company inventions includes many examples that never reached the stage of mass production. We present five of them below, which, even today, seem to be too futuristic and above all, impractical.

  • 12/05/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
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
The Advantage of New Tyres Over Used Ones - a Guide for a Responsible Driver

The Advantage of New Tyres Over Used Ones - a Guide for a Responsible Driver

It's time to replace the tyres on your car. Therefore, the old dilemma comes around again: new or used? Ads posted on bidding websites are tempting. Everyone offers real bargains or last items that must go. And the honest sellers are praising the used tyres stating that they are "like new". 

  • 28/04/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK