Speeding has reached a six year high.
Figures from the DoT show 2.2 million drivers and riders were prosecuted last year compared to 1.6 million five years ago.
There has been a dramatic rise in engine manufacturing in Britain.
Production for UK models exceeded 126,600 engines in October which is a 26.3% growth and the highest ever for that month, and close to the 136,500 made for export to foreign assembly plants.
Shell has joined forces with four car makers to begin establishing a network of fast charging points at filling stations in Europe.
It’s working with BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen to start offering rapid charging under eight minutes in 2019 as the number of electric vehicles is expected to rise ten-fold by 2025 and it follows a similar move by BP last August.
Nissan is working on a new type of variable compression internal combustion engine which dramatically improves efficiency by up to 100% in some cases.
Using very sophisticated electronics and software it continuously selects optimum compression ratio at any moment and its called a VC-Turbo.
Young drivers admit to using their mobile phones for navigation.
The Continental Tyres survey questions the value of the new navigation section in the driving test being introduced next monday when motorist admit using their phones behind the wheel and suggests the test should be doing more to raise skills like essential fluid and pressure tests before setting off.