There are over 4.55M drivers with points on their licences, figures from the DVLA have revealed to the Scrap Car Comparison company.
Broken down they show about 3.55M drivers were penalised for speeding, usually on main and secondary roads, and many of these were in the south east of England, followed by London and then the North West, but Wales is not in the top ten offending areas.
The new Mini Electric will be built in its Oxford plant following a U-turn by parent BMW, who announced in October that it was going to China.
The German manufacturer said its Oxford plant had made a good case for the new work and the Government has stumped up £75M through the Automotive Transformation fund.
A new home screen with clearly arranged functions offers greater ease of use on the BMW Curved Display, brings an improved menu structure that takes its cues from consumer electronics devices and will be gradually introduced in current models over the course of 2023.
More than half of motorists (58%) want to see a cut in fuel duty in next week’s Budget, new research shows.
Also, 48% say that road tax on cars should be reduced, according to March’s Startline Used Car Tracker, which questioned 305 people and providing support for buying cars would also be a popular move, with 30% saying the Chancellor should introduce incentives to trade in your existing model for a new one.
There are now more LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) TX electric taxis on the streets of London than diesel TX4s, as the capital’s transition to a clean, green EV black cab fleet continues to accelerate.
Highlighting the transition away from fossil fuel, LEVC’s TX taxi – the world’s most advanced electric taxi – now represents more than 40% of official black cabs, with over 6,000 vehicles operating in the capital.
Electric Vehicle drivers in the East of England sit in longer queues and must charge their vehicles at slower speeds than the rest of the country, according to new findings from the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA).
Most councils in the region fell behind their own targets to install new fast EV public charge points (22kw or above) in 2022, fewer than 1 in 10 councils (8%) reached their targets and the majority (80%) of East of England councils, the most common charging speed is still 7kw or slower.
WR Davies Motor Group will expand its Rhyl site to include the Nissan brand.
It will open in September, joining Ford which is currently there, and will be be business as usual for the Ford showroom but its workshop will be doubling in capacity, while the Rhyl site will also become a Ford Transit centre for aftersales.