Car insurance scam hotspots revealed 0

Specific areas for staged accidents have today been revealed by insurance company Direct Line. The statistics reveal where gangs like to operate when carrying out their car insurance scam, otherwise known as “crash for cash”. Barking in East London represents the area where the most occurrences happen, with the A406 eastbound junction the most targeted(…)

A new light at the end of the tunnel for Saab? 0

Saab have been bought out and rescued by a Chinese company. Just seven months ago the company were facing the strong possibility of bankruptcy and closure. It was only a few months ago where production had to be halted with the company failing to pay suppliers. It was sold by Chief Executive Victor Muller who(…)

Drink Drivers walk away without a ban 0

Over 1,500 convicted drink drivers walked away unpunished last year without a ban, according to official figures. Those offenders convicted of drink driving still have their license as a postcode lottery is used upon deciding who to prosecute according to some sources. Suffolk and the City of London are the most relaxed areas as 4.7%(…)

Citroen DS set for major improvements 0

The Citroen DS division is set to expand. One more model than originally planned will be added, with Citroen hoping to heavily increase sales figures with the DS sector. New DS sports car on it’s way? Rather than producing just the anticipated DS3, DS4 and the DS5 a sports car has been sounded out to(…)

The new Mazda 6 1

In just 18 months time the new Mazda 6 Saloon will be available for purchase. Takeri Concept It may seem like a long time to wait but fans of the car will get a sneak preview next month. The next generation will be shown at Tokyo’s Motor Show. However it won’t be officially unveiled as(…)

Get ready for five new Alpha Romeos 0

Five new Alpha Romeo models are set to be released, according to some leaked reports. A new Spider, a SUV, 4C sports car and two saloons will be introduced in the future.  The highlight of the bunch is the new 4C, which is set to rival the spectacular Porsche Cayman, which is a huge statement(…)

Toyota to develop hybrid parts in China 0

Toyota hybrid cars destined for China will now have their parts manufactured the country. For the first time ever, development of such parts is being transferred overseas in order to increase sales. Great potential in China The world’s biggest car maker is taking advantage of the demand for hybrid cars in China. It is potentially(…)

Chargemaster to set up Polar EV charging network 0

Chargemaster were responsible for launching the nation’s first EV charging network earlier this week. For those of you who haven’t heard of the scheme, it’s a convenient way for electric car owners to charge up their battery via a dedicated pod. You must a monthly cost of £24.50 in order to access one. This will(…)

Fleet companies taxes to increase despite being greener 0

Fuel efficient fleet companies are set to receive a tax increase. Figures from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show that taxes in which companies pay for their cars has dramatically declined in recent years. In the tax year 2002/03, companies paid £1.68 billion for car tax whereas 2008/2009 figures showed that only £1.25 billion(…)

January bound Chevrolet Aveo prices announced 1

The Chevrolet Aveo, to be released in January, has had its price guide released. The Aveo 1.2 LS will cost £9,995 with the LT costing £10,995. The most expensive variant will be the LTZ, which will cost around £12,195. The car is expected to challenge the Suzuki Swift in the Supermini market. Chevrolet hope to(…)