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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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Ranked: the Most Car-Friendly Cities in the UK

Ranked: the Most Car-Friendly Cities in the UK

Have you ever wondered - while sat in traffic, dreaming of an existence in some rural idyll - if life would be easier if you upped sticks and moved to a different city?

  • 12/09/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
4 Expenses To Consider When Assessing Your Car Maintenance Costs

4 Expenses To Consider When Assessing Your Car Maintenance Costs

When you go over your monthly expenses, there are some costs that stick out like a sore thumb. Next to the big fees, such as rent and electricity, the amount of money that goes into maintaining a car is certainly one that stands out.

  • 05/09/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Practical Car Factors New Drivers Need To Keep In Mind

Practical Car Factors New Drivers Need To Keep In Mind

For many new drivers, there is a lot of pressure on learning how to drive. Whether it’s learning the highway code or mastering various driving maneuvers, practical maintenance and other factors often get relegated as a response.

  • 05/09/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
UK driving tests: What to expect and how to pass

UK driving tests: What to expect and how to pass

Turning eighteen within the UK means that you are no longer a minor – you’ve become an adult in the eyes of the law. But let’s be honest, seventeen can be a more significant time in a young adult’s life – seventeen means wheels … and wheels means freedom, exploration, independence and so much more.

  • 31/08/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Present car design trends that will shape the future

Present car design trends that will shape the future

When it comes to automotive trends, discussions always seem to point to autonomous vehicles or electric cars, which although impressive, obscure the design revolution taking the automotive world by storm.However, for a moment forget about automotive autonomy, there’s another biggie occurring right now – modern design revolution

  • 16/08/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
How the fuel prices have changed over time in the UK

How the fuel prices have changed over time in the UK

UK motorists are taxed more heavily at the fuel pump than any other European country; fuel duty currently raises approximately £27 billion for the Treasury, but when you add the VAT (Value Added Tax) to that, the figure is closer to £35 billion.

  • 11/08/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Best mobile apps for drivers

Best mobile apps for drivers

A practical overview of the best automotive smart-phone apps. New apps for drivers can make driving a car easier, safer and cheaper.

  • 10/08/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Iconic iternationally renowned motor shows

Iconic iternationally renowned motor shows

Motor shows are a supreme opportunity to showcase and launch iconic new cars, technology and innovation. They are the fashion show of the car world where designers can really show what they can do

  • 07/08/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Green car companies and eco car manufacture

Green car companies and eco car manufacture

The need for environmentally friendly vehicles for our roads has become increasingly pressing as reports of the damage that fossil-fuelled cars are doing to the environment and our health become ever more apparent.

  • 03/08/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Wheel maintenance tips: keep your wheels in good condition

Wheel maintenance tips: keep your wheels in good condition

The UK’s automotive aftermarket business is worth approximately £21 billion, and covers everything from axles to a Z-bar (linkage), the complete A – Z. Road wheels make up a significant part of that statistic, whether that is a replacement for OE (Original Equipment) or as something lighter, faster, bigger or even just to change the look of a vehicle.

  • 02/08/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK