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Best 205/55 R16 summer tyres according to drivers

Looking for an easy and quick way to choose the best summer tyres for your car? Check out our ranking and find out which 205/55 R16 models are recommended by other drivers.

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Testing 195/65 R15 economy summer tyres for 2016

When it comes to choosing tyres, price is a very important factor. Many drivers often choose the cheapest models available, but can you choose a cheap tyre that is also safe? We’ve compiled test...

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The best summer tyres 195/65 R15 V for 2014

Tyres in size 195/65 R15 V are most often found on mind-range and compact vehicles. In this article you should find out how best to select the moist suitable tyres and learn which are the best...

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How does tyre storage impact their properties?

How does tyre storage impact their properties?

Tyres age over time so, even when not in use, the vital properties inherent in the materials and compounds used can fade. This can result in noticeable changes in performance.

  • 06/07/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.IE
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.IE
Tyre Speed Index

Tyre Speed Index

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 information about tire speed index (what it is and why it is important). Read our article and learn about the risks asscoiated with wrongly selected tyres.

  • 09/06/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.IE
Tyre Companies Love Sports Without... Cars

Tyre Companies Love Sports Without... Cars

When car tyre companies want to promote the quality of their latest products, motorsports is the most obvious area that you may think of. However, tyre manufacturers don’t just limit themselves here.

  • 05/06/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.IE
What Is Behind the Names of the Famous Tyre Brands?

What Is Behind the Names of the Famous Tyre Brands?

What are the meanings of the famous tyre brands names? From a marketing point of view, they are worth a fortune and for each of the companies, they are a priceless capital in which is included their reputation, pedigree, history and traditions.

  • 05/06/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.IE
Tyres Speed Records

Tyres Speed Records

Ever since the first car was invented, people have pushed to make it go faster, establishing an increasingly incredible series of land speed records. Of course, we all know that a fast vehicle needs well designed tyres to support it.

  • 05/06/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.IE
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.IE
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". 

  • 02/05/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.IE
Controversial, provocative, forbidden tyre advertising

Controversial, provocative, forbidden tyre advertising

Advertising a chocolate bar in a car wash operated by strippers? Advertising vodka with a housewife who employs men to - lashed with a whip - clean her apartment? Sex, violence and risky vocabulary? Such things have also happened to tyre manufacturers


  • 03/04/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.IE
Ranking of summer tyres for 2017

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.

  • 30/03/2017
  • Author: OPONEO.IE