Investigations during Tyre Safety Month revealed all used-tyre retailers were selling illegal and dangerous tyres.
In total, 18 investigations were carried out involving 68 traders, all bar one of whom were supplying tyres which contravened the legislation governing their sale and more concerning, of the 129 tyres inspected, 75% were unsafe.
Over 700 people from the automotive world gathered in London and raised £102,000 for Ben at its annual Christmas ball.
The money was raised at Grosvenor House on Park Lane, goes towards helping Ben continue its vital work supporting people from the automotive industry who face some of life’s toughest challenges.
European car sales dipped 8.1% in November.
Volkswagen, Renault and Fiat Chrysler led the drop after the introduction of tougher new emissions tests since September continued to weigh on demand, car makers’ body ACEA reported.