Keep up-to-date with the latest car servicing and MOT news
|November 08, 2015|| Land rover makes special Defender|
Billed as the ultimate ofroader to compete against the Mercedes
|November 05, 2015|| Zero tolerance on speeding|
Bedfordshire Police adopt zero tolerance to raise revenue
|November 02, 2015|| De Loreans come back to the future|
Hundreds of parts discovered in warehouse
|October 26, 2015|| Man Runs Over His Own Head|
Freak cigarette accident results in life threatening injuries
|October 15, 2015|| Vauxhall Zafira recall|
Vauxhall considers Zafira recall as firm investigates scores of cars bursting into flames
|October 05, 2015|| Why James Bond can’t get car insurance|
Underwriters say 007’s lifestyle and accident record make him uninsurable
|September 29, 2015|| The importance of servicing your car|
With rising motoring costs, getting your car serviced can fall down the list of priorities.
|September 15, 2015|| Record Uk Car sales in September|
Seprtember saw 43rd consecutive month of growth in car sales.
|August 08, 2015|| Woman pushes car while drunk|
Woman loses licence after pushing car while drunk
|July 22, 2015|| Motorist caught still using provisional licence|
Motorist finally caught after 40 Years driving on provisional licence.
|July 15, 2015|| Driver on way to Mc Donalds with sheep|
Officers stopped a Peugeot 206 on suspicion of driving with two bald tyres.
|July 04, 2015|| Car neglet costs car owners £154,000,000|
New research shows 20 percent of car owners skipped service or maintenance in past 12 months
|June 22, 2015|| Vintage car to sell for £250.000|
1921 Vauxhall Tourer left at garage over unpaid £7.00 bill
|June 12, 2015|| 400 people arrested monthly for drug-driving|
True scale released since law came into force in england and wales
|June 03, 2015|| Independents benefit from Dealership Mistakes|
Dealers failed to sell over £123M of advisory work in the first quarter of 2015
|May 22, 2015|| Nesting Robins found in 4X4 engine|
A nest of Robins are thought to have been driven 250 miles after nesting in engine bay
|May 19, 2015|| Dangerous overtaking forces evasive action|
Survey reveals extent of 'aggressive overtaking' on our roads
|May 12, 2015|| MOT failure increase on TPMS regulations |
Cars registered from 2012 will fail the MOT if the TPMS Malfunction lamp is on
|April 01, 2015|| Top six car scams|
32 per cent of checks conducted in February 2015 flagged up potentially major issues
|March 31, 2015|| Chrysler confirm UK market exit|
Chrysler has announced a withdrawl from the UK market, with two-year termination notices issued to its UK dealer network.
|March 28, 2015|| Car transporter flattens brand new Fords|
Several brand new Ford Focus cars were written off under a low bridge
|March 15, 2015|| Pensioner escapes injury as Focus smashes into kitchen|
The driver and passenger fled the scene after crashing the car into the pensioners home
|March 05, 2015|| BMW dealer crashes M4 Coupe|
A 23-year-old BMW Dealer mechanic has crashed a BMW M4 coupe in the Netherlands.
|February 26, 2015|| Dog freed from car engine|
Fireman freed a dog from a Vauxhall Corsa Engine after it gave chase to a cunning cat
|February 20, 2015|| Death risk:Hard shoulder misuse|
More than 800 people killed or injured each year on hard shoulds and lay-bys
|February 12, 2015|| Pothole breakdowns rise sharply|
RAC reports 82 per cent increase in pothole breakdowns with 7,500 breakdowns on first two months
|January 18, 2015|| Top 20 driver annoyances revealed.|
Drivers lacking courtesy is the biggest irritation to drivers according to a new survey.
|January 03, 2015|| Panicking motorist holds up M25. |
Panicking motorist holds up M25 as fuel light came on.
|December 15, 2014|| Police target gangs to cut CAT thefts.|
Northamptonshire police have successfully reduced catalytic converter thefts.
|November 15, 2014|| Government invest in ‘stealth’ speed cameras.|
The government will spend more on new speed cameras for Britain’s motorway network.
|November 06, 2014|| Government set to legislate for self-driving cars.|
Trials of computer-controlled cars are set to get underway in the UK.
|October 24, 2014|| Distracted drivers increase lane-change crashes|
Lane change collisions are on the increase, with distracted drivers most likely to blame.
|October 05, 2014|| The used cars most likely to blow their tops|
Used MG (’02-’12), Rover or Daewoo are most likely to suffer expensive head gasket failure.
|September 26, 2014|| Dangerous tyres the main cause of road deaths|
Over 40% of vehicle defect-related deaths in the UK in 2013 are related to tyres
|September 10, 2014|| Car dealer sorry after customer’s shock find|
Evans Halshaw apologises to a customer who found a joint in her car after it had been serviced
|August 24, 2014|| The great car park squeeze|
Soaring parking charges, few small spaces and the loss of free parking cause growing problems
|August 10, 2014|| Alternative use for tax disc holders|
Police suggest use for tax disc holders.
|July 10, 2014|| Motorists muddled over mobile phone laws|
61 per cent of motorists are unaware that texting whilst stationary behind the wheel is illegal.
|July 08, 2014|| Casualties rise in 20mph zones|
Serious accidents increased by 26 per cent last year with slight accidents rising by 17 per cent.
|June 27, 2014|| Owners delaying servicing due to cost concerns|
New research found 52% of drivers putting off car maintenance with 62% citing cost as the main issue
|June 18, 2014|| Thousands of cars seized due to previous loans|
Thousands of innocent motorists face having cars taken due to unpaid debts by previous owners
|June 16, 2014|| Main Dealer Rates 44.9% higher than independents|
Motorists can save around £30 per hour by going independent according to a recent survey
|June 11, 2014|| JD Power survey best and worst car models of 2014|
Discover who came out top of the manufacturer's in the recent JD Power survey.
|May 24, 2014|| UK petrol pump prices highest in EU|
British motorists remain worst off at pumps still
|May 02, 2014|| 1 in 5 motorists can't open their own car bonnet|
A recent study by a leading tyre brand identifies some shocking statistics about UK car owners
|April 23, 2014|| Motorists waste money with focus on fuel economy|
Drivers waste fortunes with focus on fuel economy when depreciation typically costs 3 times as much
|April 20, 2014|| Auto Trader takes action on insurance write-offs |
Auto Trader is modifying the way cars are advertised to ensure transparency for insurance write-offs
|April 17, 2014|| AA tops UK’s five most trusted brands|
The AA has been voted the UK’s most trusted brand
|April 13, 2014|| Top 10 hated road habits shows a change at the top|
Talking or texting behind the wheel is not only illegal but also the most hated driving habit
|April 05, 2014|| Top Five Motorist Cost Concerns|
Research shows that despite the duty freeze motorists continue to worry about cost of fuel
|April 01, 2014|| Nissan Qashqai is fastest selling used car in March |
The Nissan Qashqai was the fastest selling used car in March, according to data analysis by Glass's
|March 20, 2014|| Will the Chancellor go for a Dacia ‘Sandero’|
The latest Dacia marketing campaign sees George Osborne receive an ‘open letter’ from Dacia
|March 17, 2014|| Steering wheel that detects angry drivers|
Facial recognition cameras may detect angry, upset or tired drivers
|March 14, 2014|| Toyota halts car production|
Toyota halts car production in India amid labour row
|March 06, 2014|| UK car sales rise 3% in February|
UK car sales in February up 3% from a year ago, the SMMT reports
|February 28, 2014|| 40% Of Motorists Not Concentrating!|
IAM has claimed that 40% of drivers fail to concentrate consistently.
|February 18, 2014|| Ferrari profits hit new record, despite fewer sales|
Italian supercar and Formula 1 racing firm Ferrari has reported record profits in 2013, despite selling fewer cars than the year
|February 10, 2014|| Delaying repairs can cost drivers more|
A poll has revealed 43% of UK motorists drive vehicles with some form of damage.
|January 09, 2014|| Half of all drivers have nodded off at the wheel|
Millions of drivers are risking crashes by falling asleep at the wheel, a study has revealed
|January 06, 2014|| 45 license points and still no ban!|
A man still legally on the road despite racking up an incredible 45 licence points in just 9 MONTHS
|January 02, 2014|| Motorist banned for driving at 60mph with NO HANDS|
Man has been banned from driving a police camera van caught him driving at 60mph with NO HANDS
|December 20, 2013|| Tax disc scrap welcomed|
Overwhelming support for the government’s plan to scrap tax discs, a poll by Motorpoint has shown.
|December 13, 2013|| Hyundai supply cars to homeless initiative|
Hyundai supplying 15 vehicles to homeless charity Crisis, for their ‘Crisis at Christmas’ campaign.
|December 02, 2013|| Saab resumes production|
Saab, that filed for bankruptcy two years ago, is building cars once again
|November 28, 2013|| Could flying cars soon be a reality?|
A patent by Chinese engineers reveals their plans to build a flying car
|November 25, 2013|| Britain's road signs could disappear under EU plans|
Standard road signs to enable a new 'intelligent' form of car to read signs and help cut deaths
|November 21, 2013|| Final 2006-2013 MINI rolls off the line|
The final outgoing MINI Hatch drove off the production line at the factory in Cowley.
|November 18, 2013|| Lamborghini Gallardo production ends|
The final Lamborghini Gallardo has rolled-off the production line in Sant’ Agata
|November 14, 2013|| Lotus secures £10m government investment|
Lotus has secured funding to invest in creating new jobs in research and development.
|November 08, 2013|| One in ten cars driving with illegal lights|
An estimated 2.6million cars are being driven illegally with defective lights
|November 05, 2013|| Commuters lose nine days every year in traffic jams|
New statistics show that British commuters are spending nine working days a year stuck in traffic
|October 31, 2013|| Bergerac's car up for sale|
1949 Triumph from the Bergerac TV series is to be offered for sale at auction
|October 28, 2013|| Range Rover unveils most expensive model|
New model priced from £140,000
|October 24, 2013|| Google's driverless cars are 'safer' than humans|
Google's autonomous cars are better at maintaining a safe distance and braking than human drivers
|October 18, 2013|| Engine oil choice confuses millions of motorists|
Motorists are left in a state of confusion when it comes to choosing the correct oil for their car
|October 16, 2013|| Ford Fiesta wins ‘2013 MPG Marathon’|
The Ford Fiesta ECOnetic is the winner of the ‘2013 ALD Automotive/Shell FuelSave MPG Marathon’
|October 10, 2013|| Top 3 UK manufacturers in latest September Sales|
1 in 7 new cars registered UK-built
|October 07, 2013|| Super September for New Car Registrations|
New car registrations were the highest monthly total registered since March 2008
|October 03, 2013|| Government Want Councils To Remove Yellow Lines |
The Department for Transport is encouraging councils to minimise the use of yellow lines.
|September 30, 2013|| Top 10 cars that pass their first MoT|
Is your car in the list of the cars most- likely to pass their first MoT?
|September 28, 2013|| Highways Agency Track Motorists Via Phones & Sat-Navs|
The Highways Agency is tracking motorists via mobile phones and sat-navs, the Telegraph has reported.
|September 27, 2013|| Fuel costs tumble as supermarkets go to war|
Britain’s supermarkets are going to war at the forecourt, with all announcing significant price cuts
|September 26, 2013|| UK Vehicle Numbers Hit Record High|
Total number of vehicles on UK roads has hit a record high, Department for Transport has revealed
|September 22, 2013|| Brassic Britons swayed most by new car economy|
Cash-strapped British motorists put economy ahead of every other factor for their next car purchase
|September 19, 2013|| The Taxi of Mum and Dad|
Having kids means as many as 8400 miles more each year
|September 17, 2013|| James Bond Submarine Car sells for £550,000|
Bids were flying when the iconic Lotus Esprit Series 1 Submarine Car went on to the open market.