How tyres affect fuel consumption

How tyres affect fuel consumption

In times of rising fuel prices, it is well worth looking for ways to make savings. We decided to find out what features of tyres have an effect on fuel consumption. It turns out that every component part of a tyre has the potential to cause a significant increase or decrease in the use of fuel.

  • 13/05/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Green Car Technologies of the Future

Green Car Technologies of the Future

Green technology and automotive evolution have been at the forefront of the auto industry’s research and development process for the past several years. Now, there have been significant leaps...

  • 06/05/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
3D Printing in the Automotive Industry

3D Printing in the Automotive Industry

3D printing in the automotive market is on the rise. It seems that 3D printing and 3D printed car parts are to be among some of the most anticipated, latest technologies in the auto industry.

  • 26/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Five of the World’s Most Challenging Race Tracks

Five of the World’s Most Challenging Race Tracks

For many car enthusiasts, there’s something irresistible about the idea of pushing your driving skills and your car to the limits, especially when the road is empty and the weather conditions seem perfect.  

  • 25/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
6 Things You Should Know When Renting a Car Abroad

6 Things You Should Know When Renting a Car Abroad

Renting a car to drive around Europe should make your trip a lot easier. However, driving someone else’s car across the Continent can be disconcerting. 

  • 23/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Summer Tyre Ranking 2019

Summer Tyre Ranking 2019

When the weather gets warmer, drivers think about choosing new summer tyres. To make it easier for them, we have compiled a list of models recommended by opinion-forming organisations and car magazines that have carried out in-depth research.

  • 19/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Summer tyres - novelties for the 2019 season

Summer tyres - novelties for the 2019 season

See the list of selected novelties for the summer season 2019. What models are worth paying attention to? Among the presented tyres there is something for everyone, both technology enthusiasts and drivers looking for more budget solutions.

  • 18/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Going Off-Road for the First Time

Going Off-Road for the First Time

Taking your crossover cars or SUVs off-road feels like getting back to nature. With mud beneath your tyres and uneven terrain before you, you can be a conqueror of old, reclaiming the wilds for yourself. Don’t let that confidence make you a poor prepper, though.

  • 11/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Suspension stabiliser and its role in vehicle adhesion

Suspension stabiliser and its role in vehicle adhesion

What is a suspension stabilizer? How does it affect vehicle grip? In this article we discuss the most important issues related to the suspension of a car.

  • 10/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Chinese tyres - are they worth buying?

Chinese tyres - are they worth buying?

Today, the tyre market is being stormed by affordable models from Asian brands. Do Chinese tyres offer a good price-performance ratio?

  • 09/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
How much does a tyre weigh?

How much does a tyre weigh?

Read the article and learn more about the weight of the tyre. Which parts of the tyre structure weigh the most? Are heavier tyres better? What does tyre weight and performance have in common?

  • 09/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
On the Road to a Greener Future with Smart Use of Cars, Energy, Palm Oil and Plastic

On the Road to a Greener Future with Smart Use of Cars, Energy, Palm Oil and Plastic

There’s a lot of negativity when it comes to environmental predictions on a global basis - we are flooded with plastics or other waste, we contribute to deforestation by consuming unsustainable palm oil and we pollute the air with fossil-fuelled cars. To make matters worse, we tend to think it’s simply inevitable.

  • 04/04/2019
  • Author: Giles Kirkland
Borrowing Someone Else’s Car: DOC and Insurance

Borrowing Someone Else’s Car: DOC and Insurance

After a night out on the town or in the middle of a long road trip, it can be tempting to have one of your friends or family members take the wheel of your car and do a bit of the driving for you. While, practically speaking, this isn’t a bad idea, it’s worth thinking about the consequences of putting someone else behind the wheel when they’re not on your insurance.

  • 03/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
The best 2019 summer tyres size 195/65 R15 according to drivers

The best 2019 summer tyres size 195/65 R15 according to drivers

Unsure which size 195/65 R15 tyres to choose in the coming season? Read our breakdown presenting the best models selected by our users and make the decision!

  • 02/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Top Five City Cars with the Lowest Fuel Consumption

Top Five City Cars with the Lowest Fuel Consumption

Electric cars do seem to be the cars of the future, thanks to their improved energy efficiency. However, before the last petrol station is transformed into a charging port, drivers must rely on petrol-running cars to get from point A to point B.

  • 01/04/2019
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK

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