Over 20 million British drivers will travel in Europe sometime this summer but over 14 million don’t know key regulations, says TomTom.
Over 60% said they would prefer someone else drives beause they don’t feel confident and find it stressful on what should be a holiday.
Shelsley Walsh is celebrating 110 years this year and is to be honoured with the presentation of a “Red Wheel” to recognise its contribution to transport on the 19 July.
The “Red Wheel” will be presented to the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb by The Transport Trust to recognise its contribution to transport and more specifically to motor sport as it is the oldest motor sport venue still operating on its original course.
Russia’s government is weighing whether to inject up to 10 billion rubles (£114 million) of additional support for local automakers to stem the plunge in car sales, Industry Minister Denis Manturov said.
The government restarted a car scrapping program at the end of last year that provided cash incentives to people who traded in older cars for news models and in April introduced subsidies for car loans and leasing.
‘Blue is the colour’, according to AA members as it has overtaken silver as the most popular car colour choice.
These AA Cars survey results come from an AA Populus poll of 25,810 drivers and which showe blue (21%) followed closely by silver (19%), black (18%), and red (14%) were primary choices.
A business group in Bridgend is reaping the benefits of a cost-saving and award-winning vehicle, thanks to the town’s Mitsubishi dealership.
Bridgend Business Forum has been lent an Outlander PHEV by Nathaniel Cars for a year.
Increasing the age at which vehicles require an MOT from three to four years, as spelled out in yesterday’s budget, could be a red herring says Warranty Direct.
Moving away from the traditional three-year MOT test to a fourth birthday safety check will mean essential maintenance is postponed, while motoring costs could actually increase because first MOT failure rate is also set to rocket from the typical 20%, with more components likely to be identified as requiring attention and cost more to fix.
European car makers have upwardly revised likely sales this year.
It now expects a 5% growth to over 13 million new cars being registered, 3 million off the 2007 peak.