Motoring organisations have warned of “unintended consequences” of making drivers pre-pay for fuel, after a top police officer suggested the idea would prevent theft.(more…)
New diesel cars will “play a strong role” in helping cities achieve their targets for air quality, a leading automotive industry executive has claimed.(more…)
The UK’s financial regulator has confirmed that it will investigate the way in which firms charge their customers for home and motor insurance.
One in eight drivers admit falling asleep at the wheel, according to new research by the AA Charitable Trust.
Fuel retailers have been criticised after petrol prices remained unchanged in October despite a drop in wholesale costs.(more…)
The government’s decision to investigate the way in which new, more stringent economy and emissions testing is affecting company car tax has been welcomed by the leasing industry.(more…)
Half of British drivers have “knowingly” committed offences that void their car insurance, according to a new study.
Motorists are being urged to check their headlights as evening commutes get darker thanks to the clock change.(more…)
With the clocks going back this Sunday (28 October) IAM RoadSmart has again called to scrap the practice this year, and switch to a daylight saving system to cut the number of young children injured in road crashes on their way home from school over the winter months.(more…)
Earlier this year, Euro NCAP, the Brussels-based European car safety performance assessment program, introduced new and improved test criteria which reflects whether the tested vehicle features advanced driver assistance systems. Now, the organization is also starting to evaluate these systems and is ready to disclose its first findings based on the results.(more…)