About 42% of Cardiff commuters admit to being stressed by their journeys and the Welsh capital ranks eighth in the list of the UK’s top ten worst cities.
The poll for property company Good Move put York and London at the top of the stress list with 51% of drivers affected.
New info-tainment systems are proving a headache for owners of the latest cars with unreliability the main feature of complaints raised in a survey for analysts at J.D.Power.
The latest vehicle dependability Study shows high-tech gets the lowest rating, with electric vehicles doing worse than traditional petrol and diesel models despite their simplicity and the most expensive new models come out worst of all across the market.
Data from the RAC’s small and medium enterprise (SME) team shows there is a three-in-10 chance that one of a small firm’s vehicles will break down every year.
Of the hundreds of thousands of small business vehicles protected by the RAC, 31% are expected to suffer a breakdown this year, based on an analysis of call-outs in the first quarter of 2019, and the average fleet suffers two breakdowns a year ranging from an hour to a more than a day to fix.
Volvo Car Group has signed multi-billion dollar battery supply deals with China’s CATL and Korea’s LG Chem companies.
It will ensure the multi-billion dollar supply of lithium ion batteries over the coming decade for next-generation Volvo and Polestar models.
If you are looking to buy a new motorbike this summer, a new study analysed how ten of the most popular motorbikes on the road hold their value.
In top place is the Yamaha Tracer 700 Sport Tourer (6 Speed Petrol, 689cc), losing under a fifth (19%) of its value from being bought new in 2016. Costing £6,299 in 2016, it would still fetch over £5,000 if sold today, reports InsuretheGap.com.
A pair of Jaguar XJ220s were sold for over £341,000 at the weekend Heythrop Park, Oxford classic car auction.
The sale by Silverstone Auctions made £2.1M in total and British marques dominated bidding with Jaguar being the most sought after.
Over 15,000 potential owners have registered to buy the new generation of VW ID.3 model in Europe from the end of this year.
Greatest interest has been in Germany and northern Europe, including the UK.
Abuse of disabled parking bays is what most annoys UK drivers, they told pollsters for YourParkingSpace.
Next most irritating were those who park too close or who use parent and child spots without an infant in the vehicle.