The number of households with three children or more is at its highest since 2003, according to data from the Office of National Statistics.
With UK law stating that all children under the age of 12 or 135cm need to be in the correct child seat, Peugeot’s all-new 7-seat 5008 SUV goes on sale as one of the few vehicles available with three ISOFIX anchor points across the middle row.
UK car manufacturing fell 4.6% in November, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
Some 161,490 cars left British factories last month, driven by overseas orders which rose 1.3% but production for the home market continued to falter, falling for the fourth month in a row with sign-offs down 28.1%.
The 2017 Audi UK scrappage incentive bringing the efficiency benefits of the latest Audi EU6 engine technology within easier reach of drivers of older diesels has been extended into the first quarter of 2018.
Originally redeemable for orders taken up to and including 31 December, the scrappage offer has been extended to include orders placed up to and including 31 March 2018.
The all-new Nissan LEAF delivers significant updates over the previous model with dynamic new styling, advanced technologies – including ProPILOT – and a higher capacity 40kWh battery.
On top of these improvements, there’s a 50% increase in range to 235miles (NEDC) and a 38% increase in power to 150PS, compared with the previous 30kWh version.
A more powerful and cleaner small engine has been jointly developed by Renault and Daimler.
The Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic will get the new 1.3-litre direct-injection turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine and first deliveries are scheduled for January from just over £22,000, before it’s “progressively offered” on more Renault models in the coming year, replacing the 1.2 litre engine which is not as powerful and more polluting.
Figures from on-line parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk reveal that driveways and empty parking spaces made a staggering £12 million for their owners in 2017.
Further analysis shows that more than 15,000 property owners listed with YourParkingSpace.co.uk made more than £500 each last year simply by renting out their empty driveways to motorists looking for cheaper or more convenient car parking.