Tue, Sep 25, 2018 8:19 PM

Why A No-Deal Brexit May Add To Your Car Insurance Costs

British drivers wanting to drive in Europe may have to apply for a driving ‘Green Card’ if a Brexit agreement cannot be met between the UK and EU politicians. The UK government has advised that drivers on the continent will have to produce a ‘car cover certificate&rsqu...

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Mon, Sep 24, 2018 7:28 PM

Are You Paying Over The Odds For A Diagnostic Check?

UK drivers are paying up to £180 for a simple diagnostic, which can take less than half and hour and involves only plugging a computer into your car’s electronic system. Though the check is often free if a car is under warranty, many franchised dealers charge unknowing drive...

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Thu, Sep 20, 2018 9:06 PM

Are Handbrake Turns A Thing Of The Past?

Boy Racers doing donuts on the local supermarket car park are about to become extinct as car technology phases out traditional stick handbrakes. A survey from CarGurus has found that just 37% of new cars come with a traditional handbrake, with electronic parking brakes the new fashion....

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Wed, Sep 19, 2018 7:57 PM

Google Makes Huge Entry Into Car Tech With New Alliance

Google has signed a partnership with the world’s biggest car group, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, which will see Android OS power the media displays from 2021. Car manufacturers have long resisted the overtures of Google, preferring instead to develop their own operating...

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Tue, Sep 18, 2018 2:49 PM

Ferrari Makes Bold Hybrid Claim

The majority of Ferrari’s built by Italian supercar manufacturer Ferrari will be driven by hybrid fuel technology says the company’s new Chief Executive. Louis Camilleri took over Ferrari in the summer following the death of legendary supremo Sergio Marchionne and at the com...

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Mon, Sep 17, 2018 8:28 PM

Tailgaters Targeted In New Road Safety Campaign

Highways England is launching a crackdown on tailgaters in an aim to reduce the number of deaths on the UK’s roads. Latest data suggests that one in eight road casualties are caused by so-called ‘tailgaters’ where motorists drive too close to the car in front of them,...

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Thu, Sep 13, 2018 7:39 PM

Brace Yourself For More Petrol Price Misery

The proposed merger of two major supermarkets and an end to fuel duty freeze could see petrol prices reach an all-time high this year. Fuel duty has been frozen at 57.95p per litre for the past eight years, but Chancellor Philip Hammond hinted that a rise could be on the way, when he to...

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Wed, Sep 12, 2018 9:04 PM

Want To Take Brilliant Instagram Photos Of Your Car?

We all love a good photo of our pride and joy and there’s some sweet satisfaction in uploading that fantastic image of your car to social media. But with more than 80 million photographs shared on Instagram every day, the task of making those photos stand out is a huge one - so pe...

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Tue, Sep 11, 2018 7:41 PM

Volvo V60 Top Of The Executive Class For Reliability

Volvo’s stellar year of awards and recognition continues with yet another accolade, this time in the category of executive cars. The Swedish brand’s V60 has been voted the most reliable executive car of 2018 by the readers of What Car? The magazine’s respected What Car...

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Mon, Sep 10, 2018 8:11 PM

What Are England’s Most Congested Cities - Outside Of London

The UK’s capital gets a bad reputation when it comes to driving, but elsewhere in the country you can be stuck in traffic for 100 seconds every mile. A new government backed study by the National Infrastructure Commission found that drivers in the north west and midlands cities ge...

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