Motoring

30 July 2008

Clamped If You Fail To Pay Three Tickets

Motorists who fail to pay three parking tickets face having their cars clamped or towed away under strict new rules.The new law will come into force in two months and ...

29 July 2008

VW Phaeton Review

Volkswagen is not exactly a manufacturer renowned for producing luxurious cars. Now do not get me wrong, I am a great fan of VW and respect thier cars for their ...

29 July 2008

Watch Out There Is A Thief About

Car owners are being warned to keep an eye on their number plates after a spate of pilfering in the wake of rising fuel prices with people driving away from garages ...

28 July 2008

Just In Case …..

With the holiday season firmly underway, there has been plenty of advice for those travelling abroad. However I came across this information about the most unusual European motor legislation. It ...

28 July 2008

Europcar Offers Added Peace Of Mind

In a first for the car rental industry, Europcar has launched a unique new customer service initiative for renters who become involved in an accident. Designed to provide drivers with ...

28 July 2008

The British Motor Show 2008

The British International Motor Show 2008, sponsored by Zurich Connect, is finally here. The show features 23 global debuts and more than 50 models making their first European or UK ...

25 July 2008

Celebrity Driving Challenge

BSM put 12 celebrities' driving skills to the test in the first-ever.Celebrity Driving Challenge at the British International Motor Show //Today saw Gary Lucy and Alex Wotherspoon go head to ...

25 July 2008

Convertible Car Buyers Buck The Trends

A recent sale of convertibles by leading vehicle auction company, BCA, bucked all the current reports suggesting a drop in consumer confidence. Perhaps buoyed by recent sunshine, the convertible ...

24 July 2008

Summer Holiday Blues

3.2 million people admit to driving home tired after flying long haul, posing a risk of accidents to both themselves and other road users reveals Saga Motor Insurance. Almost 1.3 ...

23 July 2008

EU Rules For Co2 Warnings On New Cars

What about used vehicles? calls HPIHPI applauds the government’s move to make CO2 emissions information clear on new cars, but calls for the same measures to be applied to the ...

23 July 2008

Is Your Car Child Safe?

Nick Lindsay, Director of HPI comments: “We fully endorse this campaign and believe that reducing the number of child casualties caused in road traffic collisions is of utmost importance. ...

23 July 2008

Brits Ditch The Riviera For The Rhine

Germany is the number one destination when it comes to driving holidays according to a new survey. The study of 1,100 drivers by Vauxhall reveals that Brits are ditching the ...

22 July 2008

Don’t be a Dipstick’ on National Oil Check Day - 25th July

Car care company, Comma, is launching National Oil Check Day on Friday, July 25, and is urging all motorists ‘Don’t be a Dipstick’: check your oil to avoid breakdowns, costly ...

21 July 2008

Tougher Sentence For ‘Killer’ Drivers

Drivers who kill are to be given tougher sentences that could result in a maximum 14 years in prison, following the publication of new guidance to judges and magistrates by ...

21 July 2008

Is This The End Of Speed Cameras?

Swindon Borough Council could become the first local authority in Britain to scrap speed cameras and spend its £400,000 road safety budget on other initiatives.Amid growing claims that the speed ...

19 July 2008

The New Citroën C5 On The Road

Citroen C5 The all new Citroen C5 has amazed me this week, when anyone asking what car I have been testing and I say the Citroën C5, their response has ...

19 July 2008

Excitement This Summer

Suzuki (GB) PLC and Walt Disney Studios have created a unique partnership to celebrate fun and excitement for the release of Disney Pixar’s latest animated blockbuster WALL-E.Written and directed by ...

19 July 2008

Is This The End Of Speed Cameras?

Swindon Borough Council could become the first local authority in Britain to scrap speed cameras and spend its £400,000 road safety budget on other initiatives.Amid growing claims that the speed ...

19 July 2008

Tougher sentence for ‘killer’ drivers

Drivers who kill are to be given tougher sentences that could result in a maximum 14 years in prison, following the publication of new guidance to judges and magistrates by ...

19 July 2008

Don’t be a Dipstick’ on National Oil Check Day

Don’t be a Dipstick’ on National Oil Check Day - 25th July Car care company, Comma, is launching National Oil Check Day on Friday, July 25, and is urging all ...

19 July 2008

Brits ditch the Riviera for the Rhine

Germany is the number one destination when it comes to driving holidays according to a new survey. The study of 1,100 drivers by Vauxhall reveals that Brits are ditching the ...

19 July 2008

Summer Holiday Blues

3.2 million people admit to driving home tired after flying long haul, posing a risk of accidents to both themselves and other road users reveals Saga Motor Insurance. Almost 1.3 ...

18 July 2008

From Cologne With Love

The German city of Cologne awoke to a curious sight this morning, the nearby Ford Niehl plant had been completely transformed with a bright, dazzling multi-colour wrap. Reports of unusual ...

16 July 2008

Record Road Deaths Low – But More Can Still Be Done

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has welcomed the news that the number of deaths on Britain’s roads had fallen below 3,000 for the first time since records ...