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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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Best Family Cars To Drive in 2018

Best Family Cars To Drive in 2018

A couple of years back "family car" would appear among the items all "true" car enthusiasts held in contempt. However, with the intensive changes the car industry has been through, we can say these times are long gone.

  • 18/04/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Tyre’s date of manufacture – DOT code explained

Tyre’s date of manufacture – DOT code explained

The date of manufacture of a tyre. Does it matter? This is one of the most frequently asked questions by drivers planning to purchase a new set of tyres.

  • 16/04/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Hyundai Fuel Cells: The Future is Here… Again

Hyundai Fuel Cells: The Future is Here… Again

There is much interest in both hybrid and fully electric vehicles at the moment, particularly with their potential to reduce harmful pollution in the atmosphere, and their strident bid to lower the use of fossil fuels, which is good for the whole planet.

  • 12/04/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Mobile Technologies in the Automotive Industry

Mobile Technologies in the Automotive Industry

Over the last few decades motor vehicles have gone through major changes, many of which have made them more reliable, increasingly usable and, in the last few years, progressively connected.  But in this changing world, simply connecting our smartphones to our cars is now a little basic, and the future of connectivity appears to be much more exciting.

  • 10/04/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Animals On the Road: What Should You Do?

Animals On the Road: What Should You Do?

Here in the UK, an experienced driver will tell you that we’re taught how to pass a driving test (note: not how to drive), and recent legislation means that the test will also include other elements such as operating a satnav or being able to use the windscreen wipers properly (yes, really).

  • 07/04/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
The Afterlife of Car Parts: What To Do with Used Tyres

The Afterlife of Car Parts: What To Do with Used Tyres

It’s estimated that around 13 million tyres are scrapped each year in the UK, and for the greater part, most of them used to go to landfill, or to the great ‘tyre fire’ in Powys (burning since 1989).

  • 05/04/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Driving Around the UK: 4 Most Scenic Routes To Take in Spring

Driving Around the UK: 4 Most Scenic Routes To Take in Spring

It’s often said that the United Kingdom has some of the most breathtaking scenery that you’ll find anywhere in the world, and come spring time, once you’ve found the right place, you’ll never disagree with that.

  • 03/04/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Rolling Resistance — Does It Affect Your Budget?

Rolling Resistance — Does It Affect Your Budget?

Read the article and find out more about rolling resistance. Check the benefits of using tyres with low rolling resistance.

  • 21/03/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Why We Need Biofuels For A Green Future

Why We Need Biofuels For A Green Future

Apart from producing huge amounts of pollution, fossil fuels are bound to run out. That’s a fact. Scientists have been searching for renewable power sources for ages, with the most successful one up to date being electricity.

  • 19/03/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
ADAC 2018 Test Of 175/65 R14 Size Summer Tyres

ADAC 2018 Test Of 175/65 R14 Size Summer Tyres

Are you looking for the best 175/65 R14 size summer tyres? Check the results of the prestigious ADAC tests for 2018 and choose your new tyres today!


  • 13/03/2018
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK