The Drivers and Vehicle Standards Agency says vehicle recalls will now appear on MOT test certificates records.
The vehicle recall system is an essential safety mechanism for motorists to return their car to their dealership to have warranty recalls repaired free of charge to adhere to regulations and for franchised dealers, this is a crucial opportunity to re-establish contact and form new business relationships with customer vehicles that may have changed ownership since the car was first purchased.
It’s the ultimate “milk float” for the future.
Mona Dairy, Anglesey is trialing a Volvo pure electric tanker with a 190 miles range to collect milk from supplier farmers and deliver to its ultra modern dairy plant for milk and cheese production.
A new survey by Go.Compare Car Insurance has revealed that Land Rovers are Britain’s number one lottery dream car.
The comparison site asked 2,000 UK residents what car they would buy if they were to win the lottery, and Land Rovers were picked by 7% of respondents – more than any other manufacturer, Audis came in a close second, being picked by 6.1% of Brits, while 5.6% said they’d use their winnings to get an Aston Martin, placing them in third.
Drivers want ‘noise cameras’ to automatically detect vehicles with illegal exhausts or revved engines rolled out across the UK, according to new RAC research.
Six-in-10 drivers (58%) questioned by the RAC said they favoured ‘noise cameras’ being widely used once the findings of the Department for Transport’s £300,000 trials, are revealed while only a fifth (22%) were against the idea, with a similar proportion (20%) unsure.
Iconic British automotive manufacturer, MOKE International, announced that the Electric MOKE is the first electric vehicle to achieve the M1 Small Series Type Approval, enabling the sale of the model in the European Union, up to 1,500 units beginning next month.
The first heritage automotive manufacturer to go fully electric in 2022, the 50-miles Electric MOKE is a no-emissions recreation of the iconic Mini MOKE – beloved by the likes of The Beatles, The Beach Boys and Brigitte Bardot and is also the only vehicle with no roof or doors to have achieved European certification as a road-legal car.
Britain’s new bus, coach and minibus market grew by 5.9% in the second quarter of 2023 with 1,129 vehicles registered, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
The performance represents the first quarterly rise in demand since Q2 last year and the best Q2 volume since 2019, amid stabilising ridership levels following a period of sharp decline during the Covid pandemic but remain -21.2% below those in Q2 2019.
The UK market for new heavy goods vehicles grew by 17.2% to 11,174 units in the second quarter of 2023, the fifth consecutive quarter of growth, according to the latest figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
Growth was driven primarily by registrations of articulated trucks, up 23.3% to 5,121 units, while deliveries of rigid trucks rose by 12.5% to 6,053.