Following the overwhelming success of its award-winning all-electric urban EV, Honda has unveiled a new Honda e Limited Edition, offering unique exterior styling for enhanced stand-out individuality.
On sale from £38,120.00 OTR, the Honda e Limited Edition is based on the Advance Grade and is available for the first time in Premium Crystal Red paint with a host of contrasting black accents while restricted to only 50 units across Europe, the new Limited Edition offers the most exclusive Honda e experience yet.
Volvo Car UK is breaking new ground with the introduction of Volvo Fleet and Business Online, following a successful pilot scheme.
This new portal gives fleet and business customers the flexibility and convenience of identifying and sourcing the cars they want in the way that suits them best: online, at a retailer, or through a combination of both.
Nearly a third of drivers (31%) still don’t know what car finance options are available to them when buying a used car, reveals AA Cars.
Demand for car finance is rising much more sharply among used car buyers compared to those buying new and the total value of new finance taken out on used cars in April 2022 was up 34% compared to the same month in 2021, while there was a more modest 1% increase in the new car market, but despite this, some drivers are still not fully informed about the options available to them and 61% of drivers were aware that a personal loan from a high street lender, such as a bank, can be used to buy a used car, half (49%) realised this was also true for Hire Purchase agreements and only a third (34%) thought Personal Contract Purchase agreements could be used.
The average cost of a litre of petrol rose a staggering 16.59p in June, smashing the previous 11p record set in March and sending pump prices further skyward, analysis of RAC Fuel Watch data shows.
In a month that saw forecourt petrol prices rise every single day to yet more historic highs, the cost of a litre of petrol went from 174.84p to 191.43p which meant the cost of filling an average sized 55-litre family car shot up by a scarcely believable £9.12 – the equivalent of 30p every day – to £105.29 and when it comes to diesel is no better, with average prices up another 15.62p in June, ending the month at 199.05p, so the cost of a tank £109.48, £8.59 more than the start of the month.
More than a third (35%) of motorists say they will switch to public transport if petrol and diesel prices continue to rise, according to July’s Startline Used Car Tracker.
Around four out of ten (42%) say that fuel costs have already made them use public transport instead of their car, while fewer than a quarter (23%) say they will carry on using their car as usual even if prices at the pumps continue to spiral and drivers are also moving out of their cars and opting to use other modes of transport such as walking (32%), cycling (16%), car-sharing (13%), electric bikes (6%) and electric scooters (4%).
As the earliest potential adopters of autonomous technology, fleets need to make their thoughts clear to a new official inquiry, FleetCheck is advising.
Peter Golding, managing director at the fleet management software specialist, said the new Transport Select Committee inquiry into self-driving vehicles could be an important influencer on the creation of the legal infrastructure surrounding their use.
The limit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland is currently 0.80 ‰BAC (80 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood), but Hunter Abbott, a breath alcohol testing expert and member of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) argues that it should be lowered to 0.20 % to match many foreign countries.