Motoring

15 July 2008

Sacre Bleu – A New French Law

For the nine million Brits estimated to be crossing the channel by car this year be warned. From 1 July 2008, it is compulsory to have a reflective jacket on ...

14 July 2008

We Are A Nation Of Prangers!

Every year 700,000 motorists shunt, scrape or prang another parked car, leaving innocent UK drivers with an estimated £1.25 billion repair bill, according to new research by accident management specialist, ...

12 July 2008

Good News For MOT Stations

If anyone is planning a trip to the MOT station, there is good news as following a decision by the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) they have agreed to ...

11 July 2008

Return Of The Car Boot Sales

Car Boot Fairs Enjoy Surge In Popularity Brits Set To Make An Epic £2.2 Billion This Summer The nationwide tightening of purse strings has resulted in more Brits than ever choosing ...

11 July 2008

Boris You Are A Star

London Mayor Boris Johnson has scrapped proposals for an emission-based congestion charge that would have seen a £25 fee for high-emission vehicles and low-emission vehicles being exempt from charges.The Mayor ...

10 July 2008

Ten Top Reasons To Visit The 2008 Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The 2008 Festival of Speed will get underway this weekend (11-13 July) with around 150,000 excited motor sport enthusiasts coming to see their favourite star cars and drivers in action. ...

10 July 2008

Suzuki Splash 1.2 GLS+

Cascading into our showrooms March this year, the Suzuki Splash has certainly caused ripples of admiration from customers and sent many manufacutrers into raging torrents of envy. For here is ...

9 July 2008

Oh No! Not another U-Turn

News that the City of London is to end free parking for electric vehicles because the scheme has become 'too successful’ has been branded barmy by electric car company NICE. ...

8 July 2008

Motorpoint Defies Credit Crunch With Record Finance Sales

Credit crunch? What credit crunch! According to a new poll by Motorpoint over half of motorists plan to use finance to purchase their next car.The new study by the UK’s ...

7 July 2008

Brooklands Motoring Festival – The Double Twelve

The inaugural Brooklands Motoring Festival: The Double Twelve, which took place over 28/29 June, was a resounding success with almost 15,000 visitors attending over the weekend.The Brooklands Double Twelve, first ...

7 July 2008

The New Mercedes Benz Clc

Some say that when a marriage or relationship breaks down, the injured party rejuvenates into a stronger, more positive, person. Out of nowhere comes a new lease of life. New ...

7 July 2008

Car-Sellers Put-Off By Cost Of Advertising

A recent online poll of over 30,000 people has uncovered the main reasons owners are reluctant to sell their cars privately.When asked what the biggest drawback is to a private ...

4 July 2008

Ruthless gangs steal family cars

Thousands of family cars are being stolen, crushed and sold for scrap by millionaire criminal gangs.Motorists wake up to find their cars gone after being loaded on to trucks overnight. ...

4 July 2008

Call to ban drivers using hands-free phones

The Government should ban drivers from using hands-free phones in the wake of a lorry driver being jailed for causing a fatal crash while talking on a Bluetooth headset.The call ...

3 July 2008

Is Your Custom Conversion All Show And No Go?

RAC Inspections Warns Car Buyers to Look Beyond the Bling Whether it’s low-riders, hot rods, street rods, eye catching body kits or custom-flipped paint work, car modifications are a rising phenomenon ...

2 July 2008

Home working is rocketing in popularity.

Fuel prices, congestion, better telecommunications technology and corporate policies aimed at reducing CO2 emissions are all leading to employers becoming increasingly willing to allow employees to work from home.Even Government ...
1 July 2008

Motorhoming Round The Crunch

With petrol prices spinning as fast as fruit machines these days you do not end up a winner, as the cost of a tank just goes up. Motorhome owners ...

30 June 2008

BMW 125i SE Convertible

It seems crazy that as summer arrives, there has been little mention of convertibles. Unfortunately manufacutrers this year has been rather reluctant to launch any. Perhaps the weather was so ...

30 June 2008

Replacing kids' equipment is easy as ABC

Women's insurance expert Diamond has today launched a new benefit for new and existing customers. Comprehensive policyholders insured with Diamond, who are involved in an accident or are the victim ...

30 June 2008

Damaged Caravans Flood Second-Hand Market Causing First Time Misery

A second-hand caravan might be an easily affordable way to join in the UK's number one holiday activity, but Safeguard today warns holidaymakers of a surge of flood-damaged 'write-offs' being ...

30 June 2008

You Cannot Steal My Car- It's a Mini

MINI has won the City Car/Supermini category of this year’s highly influential British Insurance Car Security Awards – yet another accolade for MINI’s trophy cabinet.Awarded on the basis of its ...

25 June 2008

Inspections Made Simple

RAC Offers New Pricing StructureThe RAC has made its Inspections service more accessible to potential buyers by simplifying its pricing structure. The cost of an Inspection will no longer depend ...

21 June 2008

On The Road With The All-New Audi A4

Audi A4 'All New' Do you ever feel everything is getting so complicated? Maybe it is an age thing and I am stuck in the olden days of simplicity. A ...

21 June 2008

Help! I Turned Into A White Van Driver!

My two children have been on impeccably good behaviour this week. Unfortunately I cannot blame my wonderful parenting skills, but the fact we had all been invited to the UK ...