What are summer tyres, and can they be used all year?

Summer tyres are part of the original equipment fitment of car manufacturers and are optimised for hot weather. So, it’s very likely that you own a set. But how do summer tyres work?

Like all tyre types, summer tyres are an ideal combination of design and compound. These things also make the difference between summer, all-season and winter tyres . But why should you use summer tyres?

Barum. A brand of Continental.
Good tyres. Good deal.