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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.

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