Major motoring organisations and experts are backing a petition urging the Government to include driving on the school curriculum.
The petition has been launched in a bid to help cut the high number of accidents involving newly qualified drivers on the UK’s roads.
Five years after their strategic cooperation was established, Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance have significantly expanded their collaboration with the start of a manufacturing joint venture in Aguascalientes in central Mexico.
Production of Infiniti vehicles will begin in 2017, the first Mercedes-Benz vehicles will roll off the line in 2018.
European demand for commercial vehicles has seen a sixth consecutive monthly growth.
Figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association showing that registrations in June rose 18.5% including an 18.6% rise in the UK.
Cutting the amount of street lighting has no discernible effect on road safety or crime levels, according to new research.
Collision data over a 14-year period in 62 local authority areas where street lighting had been varied was analysed by a joint team from UCL, as well as the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine but the AA said the results were “extremely surprising” and differed from their own analysis and six Coroners who said the darkness had contributed to accident deaths while the RAC called for a considered approach to switching off and reassuring pedestrians it was safe to go out in some areas.
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership has revealed a diverse shortlist of innovative nominees for the 2015 Low Carbon Champions Awards.
Mitsubishi, Nissan and Volkswagen have been shortlisted in the cars category.
Volkswagen is helping British motorists ease into the summer holiday spirit with a new Solutions PCP offer that allows buyers to secure a generous £2,000 deposit contribution.
No fewer than seven new Golf models are eligible for the new offer, including the iconic GTI, the ultra-efficient BlueMotion and the all-electric e-Golf.
The AA’s oldest patrol retires this week (31 July) after 30 years’ service at the roadside.
John Golding, 69, of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk , joined the AA in December 1984 from the motor trade.
As the Home Secretary chaired a Cobra meeting on the Calais crisis, RHA Chief Executive Richard Burnett reiterated the Association’s call for the French military to be deployed to secure the Port of Calais.
“For the thousands of British drivers whose lives are now being put at risk on a regular basis, a quick and effective solution to the current situation must be found. The news that yet another life has been lost in such tragic circumstances underlines the desperation of the Calais migrants.