Tyre Articles

How often should I replace my rubber tyre valves?

Often overlooked, tyre valves are an important wheel element. Replacing them regularly has a considerable impact on driving safety. Check how often you should replace the valves in your tyres.

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The Top 10 Safest Tyres for Winter!

Have you already read most publications about winter tyres but still don’t know which ones would be best for you? Read our summary of the safest snow tyres.

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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...

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The best 2018/2019 winter models in size 205/55 R16 according to ADAC

The best 2018/2019 winter models in size 205/55 R16 according to ADAC

Check out this year's results of prestigious ADAC tests for size 205/55 R16. See what models scored best and choose the optimal solution for your car.

  • 19/10/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
ADAC 2018/2019  winter tyre tests

ADAC 2018/2019 winter tyre tests

In the article you will find tips on how to read the results of tyre tests conducted by the prestigious ADAC organization.

  • 19/10/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
What Are the Benefits of Driving Electric Cars?

What Are the Benefits of Driving Electric Cars?

It really wasn’t that long ago that electric cars were being unfairly compared to the electric milk floats of yesteryear – yes they were silent, they were cheap to run, they even had some creature comforts. But they were also slow, with a very limited range and were prone to leaving you 5-miles short of any destination. How times have changed!

  • 08/10/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
The Results Are in: This Is What We Listen to in the Car

The Results Are in: This Is What We Listen to in the Car

It’s official: we love to use our cars for running errands. We commute, do school runs and drop kids off at a horrendous number of after-school activities. Spending so much time inside our four wheels forces us to listen to any kind of audio we can get our hands on, be it our favourite playlists, radio programmes or audiobooks.

  • 01/10/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
5 Best Hybrid Cars to Drive in 2018

5 Best Hybrid Cars to Drive in 2018

It wasn’t that long ago that choosing a hybrid meant picking a Toyota Prius because you were ‘green’ and wanted to do your bit for the planet, regardless of just what that meant for your driving pleasure. Today hybrid cars are a very real alternative, providing style, practicality and ‘green-ness’ to boot.

  • 28/09/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Tyre Manufacture: How Tyres Are Made

Tyre Manufacture: How Tyres Are Made

The process of tyre manufacture is a complex one - there are around seven different tyre components, all needing to be constructed in a precise manner to give best performance such as reliability, longevity and road-holding. Get one element wrong, and it could be disastrous.

  • 25/09/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Should Cars Be Banned in Large Cities?

Should Cars Be Banned in Large Cities?

More and more cities worldwide plan to go car-free at least in the city centre. Check out some pros and cons of banning cars in major cities.

  • 21/09/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Will Tesla Cars Get Automatically Fixed?

Will Tesla Cars Get Automatically Fixed?

Despite being known for his genius with electric vehicles, space rockets and power supplies, Elon Musk should be at least equally well-known as a marketing genius, for that is really what drives the companies. Forget technology, batteries and thrust, it’s all about the right perception.

  • 17/09/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Tyre Speed Rating

Tyre Speed Rating

If you are not very confident in automotive matters and you are about to change the tyres on your car, then we have something for you  a portion of useful tyre speed rating guide(what it is and why it is important). Read our article and learn about the risks asscoiated with wrongly selected tyres.

  • 14/09/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
What You Need to Know about an EV Battery

What You Need to Know about an EV Battery

There are numerous types of vehicles that use a battery as its sole motive force, and whether you call them Battery Electric Vehicles or something else, the fact remains that they are a very real and viable alternative source of transport.

  • 23/07/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK