Some 70% of motorists prefer to drive alone, according to a poll for Prestone maintenance products.
Drivers told Prestone the most irritating passenger is usually their partner, followed by kids and then parents and the most annoying thing a passenger can do is smoke, while littering and commenting on the way a car was driven come close behind.
Transport for Wales has the worst customer satisfaction for train operators in the whole of the UK after a slump in performance.
Passenger satisfaction was at 86% two years ago and it’s now collapsed to 72%, and the news comes as Welsh motorists were hit with a nationwide 20mph urban roads speed limit.
Eight years after launching as Korea’s first luxury brand, Genesis car sales have passed the million-mark globally.
Nearly 700,000 were sold in its home market and almost half that number outside and the achievement was “beyond all expectations,” said Lawrence Hamilton, MD for Genesis Motor Europe.
Go.Compare has launched the first temporary car insurance comparison service for drivers who only need cover for a short time.
The comparison service is offered via Comparison Creator, offering cover for a few hours to a month, from fully comprehensive to third party cover, as well as those who need insurance for business purposes.
Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV models are being recalled in America over a lose battery cable which may overhead and cause a fire when driving or stationary.
Safety checks have also found the MB GLC300 may have a badly fitted front tow eye which could pull out.
The United Auto Workers sporadic strikes at America’s big three motor manufacturers is having dramatic effects on the supply chain.
Varying strikes at different plants means the car makers cannot plan production schedules and maintain deliveries to dealerships or export so both sides are seeking urgent talks over the 20% pay increase over 4.5 years, about half what the Union want.
Chinese car maker BYD sold 1.857 million EVs in 2022, a 213% leap from its 2021 figures of roughly 593K units, according to a TradingPlatforms report
Edith Reads, TradingPlatforms investments expert, said, “BYD’s year-on-year growth in EV sales is nothing short of exceptional but also underscores the carmaker’s pivotal role in driving this transformation and we can’t overstate the impact of such a remarkable uptick.”