A free app has launched that will forever change the way drivers buy car insurance and make it cheaper for drivers – and young drivers in particular – to get covered.
honcho, which is the first reverse-auction marketplace app in the UK, requires insurers to bid against each other for customers, competing for their custom in real-time and the bidding process takes just 30 seconds, with three rounds of bidding in real-time and encourages insurance providers to offer the best possible policy and price to the consumer.
The Government’s announcements on the new Environment Bill and plans to decarbonise transport will just amount to hot air unless they are backed up by meaningful action, said environmental campaign group Transport & Environment.
Greg Archer, UK director at Transport & Environment, said,“The proposed Environment Bill will create an undernourished, toothless watchdog and without ambitious targets and actions to tackle air pollution, people will continue to die unnecessarily early.”
Tata is considering a partnership with another business to cut costs on its Jaguar Land Rover operations, the company has said.
The prestigious UK based car makers have been hit by rising development costs and falling income as global sales slide due to economic and environmental factors and now Tata want to keep it going but with another business shouldering some of the expenses.
Wales will become a global leader in 5G technology following the announcement of a new Digital Centre of Excellence, supported by nearly £4m EU funds.
The Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Centre of Excellence at Bangor University will provide highly specialised research into digital communication systems like mobile phones, WiFi hubs and modern manufacturing lines as improvements in DSP are a cost-effective way of speeding up networks, dramatically improving the way that mobile phones, devices and network architecture work.
Volkswagen Group’s decision to put its Turkish investment on hold amid political turmoil around the invasions of Syria has started a contest among Balkan nations vying to host the 1.3 billion-euro ($1.4 billion) plant.
Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia are hoping that VW returns to its earlier shortlist of sites, which featured the Balkan nations and North Africa.
Green Flag breakdown service is predicting 84,500 call outs and 54,500 breakdowns between Friday and Sunday alone.
This translates to 13 breakdowns every minute over the weekend as some English schools begin their half-term break.