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Whiplash fraud reforms could cut insurance premiums by £35

20 Mar, 2018

Proposals from Ministry of Justice include caps on claims and a requirement to show medical evidence of injury

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Concerns grow over UK subprime car finance deals

16 Mar, 2018

FCA says loan default rates for high-risk borrowers are “on the rise” bringing subprime car finance in the spotlight

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The Dartford Crossing: how to pay the Dart Charge toll and avoid a fine

14 Mar, 2018

Debt collectors were sent to 200,000 motorists who had failed to pay their Dart Charge in 2017 – don’t let the next one come to you!

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VW emissions scandal: experts find dieselgate fix Golf uses up to 14% more fuel

12 Mar, 2018

Study finds Volkswagen Golf used more fuel and emitted four times more NOx than new limits allow after dieselgate recall work

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VED road tax: everything you need to know about the UK car tax changes

9 Mar, 2018

Baffled by the UK car road tax system? Our comprehensive guide explains the rules, plus changes due in April 2018

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UK Government launches major review into autonomous car driving laws

6 Mar, 2018

Three-year investigation by Law Commission to: “examine any legal obstacles to the widespread introduction of self-driving vehicles”

Road signs

Thousands of “unnecessary” road signs set to be removed

5 Mar, 2018

Department for Transport report says overuse of road signs is “verging on national humiliation”

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New car sales suffer again in February

5 Mar, 2018

Registrations down 2.8 per cent in February as diesel decline counters growth in petrol and alternative fuel sales


Diesel ban? UK cities unlikely to issue a blanket ban on diesel cars

2 Mar, 2018

With regulators plotting against diesel cars, we examine the facts behind diesel's fall from grace and ask what the future holds

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Learner drivers allowed on motorways from 4 June

2 Mar, 2018

Drivers with L-plates will be allowed on motorways in 2018. Read our top tips for staying safe


Motor industry hits back at “false” Greenpeace emissions allegations

2 Mar, 2018

Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says accusations by environmental charity are inaccurate and misleading

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What are the drug driving limits? UK laws explained

28 Feb, 2018

An average of four UK motorists a day are found guilty of driving on drugs, partly thanks to drug driving law changes introduced in 2015

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UK needs "seamless" Brexit trade deal with EU, says SMMT

28 Feb, 2018

SMMT cites January figures showing UK exported 119,252 vehicles abroad, the highest number on record


Cities allowed to ban diesel cars in Germany

27 Feb, 2018

Landmark ruling allows Dusseldorf and Stuttgart to ban older, heavily polluting cars from its streets

Motorist on mobile phone

Mobile phone offences plummet by 39 per cent in a year

26 Feb, 2018

Number of motorists caught using a phone behind the wheel falls from 50,000 in 2016 to 30,500 last year

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£2,500 fines for roadworks to cut congestion

16 Feb, 2018

Utility companies to be charged £2,500 a day for digging up busy roads under new plans to cut congestion

Diesel smog, haze, pollution

Euro 6 emissions standards: what do they mean for you?

15 Feb, 2018

All new cars sold must meet Euro 6 standards for exhaust emissions of NOx and other pollutants

Dealer forecourt

Used car market posts robust 2017 figures as EV sales surge

14 Feb, 2018

Over 8.1 million second-hand cars changed hands last year, with used electric car sales surging by 77 per cent

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UK petrol and diesel prices: trio of supermarkets cut cost of fuel for half-term getaway

9 Feb, 2018

Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s announce savings of 2p per litre on petrol and diesel

Vauxhall Ellesmere Port factory

UK car industry faces 13% rise in costs after Brexit

9 Feb, 2018

A leaked Government document suggests manufacturing costs could go up by as much as 13 per cent due to non-tariff barriers after Brexit